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Real Archaeology: Digging is the Last Resort

Real Archaeology: Digging is the Last Resort

From the first-hand experience of the archaeologists, they agree that many people only regard archaeology a process of digging the dirt. But “real archaeology” is more than excavation, according to the archaeologists. So the story goes when an archaeologists talking with a stranger about his job “I am working as an archaeologist”. Then “what is […]

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Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Have you ever wondered what is the origin of the word “January”? The answer, if you are wondering, lies in the name of Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings. Interestingly, the depiction of this Roman god is a two-faced man. This presented his power of looking backward and forward at the same time. The […]

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Ancient Roman Comics with Speech Bubbles

Ancient Roman Comics with Speech Bubbles

2018 witnessed a rare and interesting excavation in the ancient Roman tomb. The archaeologists found it in the northern Jordanian town of Beit Ras. This ancient Roman comics consists of a collections of striking paintings full of speech bubbles. The underground tomb or the hypogeum measured 550 square feet and held two separate chambers. The […]

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