First Phoenician DNA is European

Traditional historical accounts which claim the Phoenicians were all Semitic has been turned on its head with the news that ancient DNA extracted from a 2,500-year-old Phoenician skeleton has unquestionably shown European... Read more »

Built to Last: 2,200-year Old Punic War Era Anchors Found Off Sicily

2,200 year-old stone anchors abandoned by a Carthaginian invasion fleet off the coast of Sicily have been discovered by an underwater research team from the University of Sassari. Read more »