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Israeli archaeologists presented a newly uncovered church in the Judean hills on Wednesday, including an unusually well-preserved mosaic floor with images of lions, foxes, fish and peacocks. The Byzantine church located southwest.

Columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum - The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum (79 AD)

Mosaic columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum . The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Ancient Greek mosaic recently uncovered in Zeugma, Turkey, 2000 years old.

2,000-Year-Old Mosaics Uncovered In Turkey Before Being Lost To Flooding

Beautiful uncovered Mosaic from Greece. Zeugma (Turquia) 2000 years old Mosaic from Bri

Byzantine Era mosaic in Istanbul, (c. 5th century CE)

On the Green Man

Green Man mosaic, Border decoration, the Great Palace Mosaic Museum, Istanbul. Byzantine, century A.

Ancient church discovered at site where Ark of the Covenant once stood -- Three-room church dating back to fourth century C.E., discovered in Tel Shilo in Samaria, is one of the earliest churches to be excavated in the region • Church discovered accidentally after rainfall prompts archaeologists to dig drainage ditch. [...] [04/21/13]

Ancient church discovered at site where Ark of the Covenant once stood -- Three-room church dating back to fourth century C., discovered in Tel Shilo in Samaria, is one of the earliest churches to be excavated in the region

Minoan ceramic bathtub with decorations, about 1400BC

Ceramic Bathtub, Late Minoan, Century B. Even for the elite, a bath would have been a great and occasional luxury. As with many other Minoan bathtubs, this one was probably later used as a coffin to convey the deceased across the sea.

Tri-Lingual Stone, Axum. Found in 1983 by a farmer it contains much of the oral history of the kings of Ethiopia.

Trilingual Stone, Axum Found in 1983 by a farmer it corroborates much of the oral history of the kings of Ethiopia.

The tomb of Vlad the Impaler

Spark a Reaction -- D is for DRACULA. Was the character of Dracula really based on the real-life Vlad -- Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia who was a member of the House of Drăculești? Pictured here is the tomb of Vlad the Impaler.

*MAMSHIT, ISRAEL ~ Nilos Church

- Mampsis Nilos Church mosaic floor tb Mamshit National Park – Nabatean city of Mamshit on the incense route

Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Israel Antiquities Authority have been working at the site known as Khirbet Qeiyafa, 20 miles outside of Jerusalem, since 2007. But on Thursday they said they had uncovered the walls of a palace and storeroom that give new insight into the rule of King David. The structures were part of a fortified city that was ruled from a central authority in Jerusalem and may have been the site of the biblical story of David and Goliath.

The remains of what Israeli archaeologists believe is King David's palace at Khirbet Qeiyafa (photo credit: Courtesy/ Israel Antiquities Aut.

Detail of a 1,500-year-old mosaic found at an archaeological site in Kibbutz Bet Qama, Israel.

harvestheart: “ Year Old Mosaic discovered At Kibbutz Bet Qama A spectacular colorful mosaic dating to the Byzantine period centuries CE) was exposed in recent weeks in the fields of.

Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem

Pool of Siloam Revealed. Ancient Bible Discoveries l Archaeology Artifacts found in the Bible John

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