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Has the real birthplace of King Arthur been found? Archaeologists unearth Dark Age royal palace - just where legends said he was born - but which had already vanished by the time they were written down

Archaeologists believe they may have discovered the birthplace of the legendary King Arthur at a Cornish palace.<p>The palace in Tintagel is believed to …

Daisy wheel 'protection graffiti' found at Lincoln Cathedral

<b>Ancient artefacts, including medieval daisy wheel "graffiti", have been found during an archaeological survey at Lincoln Cathedral.</b><p>As well as finding hand-carved daisy wheels, archaeologists also unearthed two adult skeletons.<p>Officials said the markings were probably carved by stonemasons as part …

'Witch' prison revealed in 15th-century Scottish chapel

An iron ring set in the stone pillar of a 15th-century chapel in the Scottish city of Aberdeen may not look like much, but historians say it could be a direct link to a dark chapter in the city’s past — the trial and execution of 23 women and one man accused of witchcraft during Aberdeen's "Great …

To Rebrand Itself, Greece Digs Deep Into Its Cultural DNA

The news out of Greece in the past several years has been pretty bad. An ongoing economic crisis has resulted in an unemployment rate that's hovering around 25 percent — currently, there's a major exodus of young, educated Greeks. And more than a million refugees and migrants have poured into the …

Ancient Roman treasure trove unearthed on Costa Brava

Denarii coins were found hidden inside an ceramic vase dating back 2,500 years<p>A trove of ancient Roman treasure has been discovered on Spain's Costa …

Ancient Biblical City Of Sodom Found?

An immense site uncovered by archaeologists may be the ruins of the biblical city Sodom.<p>After decades of conducting the dig, researchers …

The Ancestral Myth of the Hollow Earth and Underground Civilizations

Countless stories, myths, and legends are told about underground cities and subterranean civilizations spread through a vast network of …

Early Medieval Tunnel System found in Co. Kildare

A remarkably well-preserved early medieval tunnel-system has been uncovered near the town of Naas in Co. Kildare. Probably over a 1000 years old, it …

Archaeology

6,000-year-old cremated remains discovered in megalithic tomb in Ireland

The remains of two apparently prominent people who were among some of the first farmers who settled in Southwest Ireland have been unearthed at a …

Irish Lore Keeper’s Dire Warning: US Company Will Be Cursed If Ancient Fairy Fort Is Destroyed

West Pharmaceutical Services is building a new factory in Waterford, Ireland, with plans to employ more than 150 people upon completion in 2018, …

Gold fever hits Poland with possible discovery of Nazi train

WALBRZYCH, Poland (AP) — The placid woodlands around this medieval castle town have suddenly become the hottest spot in Poland — as treasure hunters …

Europe

Fully dressed and preserved 350-year-old corpse of French noblewoman found

17th century widow Louise de Quengo, wearing her shoes and cap, was found along with heart of her husband in lead coffin<p>French archaeologists have uncovered the well-preserved body of a noblewoman who died 350 years ago – along with the clothes in which she was buried, including her cap and shoes, …

Archaeologists excavate two sites where Roanoke Lost Colony settlers may have gone

The New World must have seemed so mysterious and alien to the 115 English colonists who settled Roanoke Island off the coast of North Carolina in …

Mass grave found under Crossrail station

A grave containing 30 suspected plague victims was discovered under the eastern entrance of Liverpool Street Station in Central London<p>A mass grave suspected to contain thirty victims of the Great Plague has been discovered at Crossrail’s Liverpool Street Station in Central London.<p>The gruesome find …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Tomb of Nefertiti, Egypt's mysterious ancient queen, may have been found

The apparent discovery, based on scans of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber, could yield treasure beyond what was found in his famous resting place<p>Hidden doorways in the ancient Egyptian tomb of King Tutankhamun may lead to the long-lost resting place of Queen Nefertiti, a scientist has …

Not All Strange Burials Are Vampires Or Zombies

You may have seen a number of recent news items about “Greek zombies” and “Polish vampires.” In bioarchaeology terms, these are called “revenant” graves, a form of burial made to ensure the corpse did not rise again from the dead. But some archaeologists are questioning whether these types of …