Category: archaelogy

Archaeologist Discovers 6,000 Year-Old Island Settlement Off Croatian Coast

LUMBARDA, Croatia—Archaeologist Mate Parica was examining satellite images of Croatia’s coastline when he spotted something unusual. “I thought: maybe it is natural, maybe not,” said Parica, a professor at the University of Zadar. The image showed a large, shallow area on the seabed jutting out from the eastern shore of the island of Korcula. Parica…


Archeologists Unearth 5,000-Year-Old Crystal Dagger in Chieftain’s Tomb in Spain

Archeologists in Spain have discovered a 5,000-year-old crystal dagger dating all the way back to prehistoric civilizations. Not only is the relic quite rare, but researchers believe its users hoped to access “magical powers” through wielding it, among other uses. In the megalithic tomb of Montelirio tholos, located in southwestern Spain, researchers discovered a treasure…