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Lubelskie/ Medieval sword discovered at a peat bog

The sword was discovered last week in the Commune of Mircze, a dozen kilometers south of Hrubieszów. The founder donated the artefact to the Museum …

Archaeologists in Ethiopia uncover ancient city in Harlaa

<b>A forgotten city thought to date back as far as the 10th century AD has been uncovered by a team of archaeologists in eastern Ethiopia.</b><p>Artefacts from Egypt, India and China have been found in the city in the Harlaa region.<p>The archaeologists also uncovered a 12th Century mosque which is similar to …

Ancient Human Sacrifice Victims Faced Slavery Before Death

At an ancient site of human sacrifice in China, war captives may have been kept as slaves for years before they were killed, a new study …

1,000-Year-Old Colored Glass Beads Discovered in West Africa

A newly discovered treasure trove of more than 10,000 colorful glass beads, as well as evidence of glassmaking tools, suggests that an ancient city …

Archaeological dig in Sudan unearths ‘many exciting finds’

When UCL Qatar archaeologist Dr Jane Humphris returns to work in the ancient city of Meroe, Sudan, later this year, she says it will feel like “going …

AUC hands over Egyptian artefacts from 1964 excavation in Fustat - Ancient Egypt - Heritage

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has handed 5,000 historical artefacts over to the Ministry of Antiquities, parting with a collection it has …

Archaeologists in N. Iceland discover Viking age chief buried in ship with his sword and dog

Archeology<p>By Staff<p><b>At the site</b> Archaeologists at work excavating the Dysnes site. Dysnes translates as "Burial-ness". Photo/Auðunn<p>Yesterday …

Ancient Jerusalem tower younger than thought

WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE—Gihon Spring, just downhill from the ancient city of Jerusalem, was crucial to the survival of its inhabitants, and …

Multispectral Imaging Reveals Ancient Hebrew Inscription Undetected for Over 50 Years | The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com | Hana Levi Julian | 21 Sivan 5777 – June 15, 2017

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have, by using advanced imaging technology, discovered a hitherto invisible inscription on the back of a pottery …

Crusader Escape Tunnel to Kinneret Exposed in Tiberias | The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com | JNi.Media | 21 Sivan 5777 – June 15, 2017

An escape tunnel built by the Crusaders in their citadel in Tiberias 800 years ago, to provide safe passage from the fortress to the Sea of Galilee, …

Beaver's teeth 'used to carve the oldest wooden statue in the world'

Dating back 11,000 years - with a coded message left by ancient man from the Mesolithic Age - the Shigir Idol is almost three times as old as the …

Encryption

Historic shipwreck discovered off Southern California coast

SAN FRANCISCO – A U.S. Coast Guard ship that first set out to sea during the Spanish-American War and sank off the coast of Southern California 100 …

Archaeologists Find Ancient Treasure in Beautifully Preserved Roman Ruins in Libya

Archaeologists have unearthed a cache of ancient Roman silver and bronze coins as well as other treasures in the ruins of a 1,700-year-old villa on …

Archaeology | Immigrants aided creative boom by ancient Ohioans

Two thousand years ago, Ohio's Hopewell culture emerged out of what N’omi Greber, former curator of archaeology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural …

Sudan: Mysterious holes drilled in rocks are remains of ancient shelters on the banks of the Nile River

Mysterious man-made holes in rocks located on the west bank of the River Nile could be the remains of an ancient extinct type of architecture created …

Prehistory

Has the mystery of the Montem mound finally been solved?

The Slough Islamic Trust holding a parade celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammed - Photo: Emma Sheppard 3/12/17<p>Oscar Menzies (7), Families …

Medieval Farmers May Have Skinned Cats for Pagan Rituals

Farmers skinned cats about 1,000 years ago in Spain, possibly for the medieval cat-fur industry or a "magical" pagan ritual, a new study …

Ancient Aztec temple, ball court found in Mexico City

A giant temple to the Aztec god of the wind and a court where the Aztecs played a deadly ball game have been discovered in the heart of Mexico City.

Archaeology

Mysterious Fire Monument in England Predates Stonehenge by 800 Years

A massive, wooden, eyeglass-shaped monument in Avebury, England, that was set alight in ancient ceremonies may be 800 years older than it was thought …

Hellenistic tomb with pottery vessels discovered in Alexandria - Ancient Egypt - Heritage

During excavation work at a site in the El-Shatby neighbourhood of Alexandria, an Egyptian archaeological mission from the Ministry of Antiquities …

New Study Shows Mid-East Neanderthals Were Not Only Cave Dwellers | The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com | JNi.Media | 13 Sivan 5777 – June 7, 2017

The Neanderthals, known in folklore as “cavemen,” conducted much of their activities in the open landscape. According to the study published today in …

Ancient Native American site discovered on Santa Rosa Island

SANTA ROSA ISLAND - Call it a stroke of luck. A crew working on a rehabilitation project of the historic Main Ranch House on Santa Rosa Island …

Rare glass spearhead found on Rottnest Island

Staff and students from The University of Western Australia's School of Indigenous Studies have made an exciting discovery during a University …

Perth, Australia

New Map Reveals Ships Buried Below San Francisco

Dozens of vessels that brought gold-crazed prospectors to the city in the 19th century still lie beneath the streets.<p>Every day thousands of passengers on underground streetcars in San Francisco pass through the hull of a 19th-century ship without knowing it. Likewise, thousands of pedestrians walk …

San Francisco Bay Area

Archaeologists Uncover 1,700-year-old Roman villa with Stunning Mosaics in Libya

Archaeologists have unearthed statues, elaborate mosaics and other treasures in a 1,700-year-old villa in Ptolemais, a key trading port for the …

Scientists find human tooth inside H.L. Hunley submarine during cleanup

If you want to know how the cleanup of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is going, think oven cleaner.<p>In the simplest form of chemistry …

Homo Sapiens Just Got Older—Way, Way Older

Located some 50 kilometers from the Atlantic coast, the site of Jebel Irhoud in Morocco was inhabited during a wetter period than today. Ancient …

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Mark Salling

Revealing the truth about Jamestown, one bone at a time

The proof is in the bones. It’s in the shell beads. It’s in the etchings on a silver reliquary, the fragile remains of a captain’s staff, the earthen …