Ancient relic: Altar to Zeus found in Egypt
According to a news story on National Geographic, archaeologists have found a 2,000-year-old pagan altar in an ancient Israeli cemetery. The granite structure decorated with bulls' heads, thought to symbolise Zeus, was discovered on 17 May during construction of a new hospital building in Ashqelon, Isreal.
Read the full story at: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/05/100528-pagan-altar-israel-science/
Modern relics: Blair Witch town's "cursed" signs could be sold
Burkittsville, in Maryland, USA, which was used as a setting for the movie The Blair Witch Project,has repeatedly suffered thefts of its town signs. Now, according to a news story in Los Angeles residents are voting on whether to sell the town's signs on eBay.
Read the full story at: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-blair-witch-20100601,0,7374616.story