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Dublin patron saint's preserved heart recovered by police

Relic went missing after thieves made off with the heart of St Laurence O’Toole six years ago<p>The 800-year-old heart of Dublin’s patron saint has been recovered by police, six years after it was stolen from a cathedral in the city.<p>The relic – the heart of St Laurence O’Toole – was taken from Christ …

Mary Rose shipwreck skulls go online in 3D

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1258000/1258804_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524711952_59fb109802a819e4c6b7b71002dba6e0<p><b>For the first time, skulls and other artefacts from the 1545 wreck of Henry VIII's warship the Mary Rose are being exhibited online as 3D</b> …

Spend a night at the American Museum of Natural History in New York

If sleeping in the presence of the world’s largest dino and waking up to whale noises is a lifelong dream for you, we have some good news: The American Museum of Natural History in New York City has two adults-only sleepover events scheduled for 5 May and 30 June.<p>For those 21 and up, a $350 ticket …

American Museum of Natural History

Canada Unveils 'Dinosaur Mummy' Found With Skin And Gut Contents Intact

“We don’t just have a skeleton. We have a dinosaur as it would have been.”<p>After more than 110 million years encased in stone, an impeccably preserved, dragon-like dinosaur has been unveiled by paleontologists in Canada and it’s unlike anything they’ve seen before.<p>The remains of an armor-plated …

Shockingly lifelike dinosaur fossil makes public debut

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was 18 feet long and built like a tank. Now its mummified remains have emerged from an oil sands mine in Canada.<p>No, it's not the plotline of a summer blockbuster. It's science: breathtaking, take-you-back-in-time science.<p>Meet nodosaur, the crown jewel of a newly opened dinosaur exhibit …

Dinosaurs

Real face of mummified warrior revealed at British Museum

The real face concealed by a clay mask on the mummified head of a Scythian warrior has been revealed for the first time in almost 2,000 years. The head is on display in an exhibition opening at the British Museum this week along with the scan, made in a St Petersburg hospital, which reveals that he …

Archaeology

Ancient Romans depicted Huns as barbarians. Their bones tell a different story.

To hear the Romans tell it, the arrival of Huns at the empire's border was an unmitigated catastrophe.<p>“The Huns in multitude break forth with might and wrath … spreading dismay and loss,” read a poem engraved on a wall in ancient Constantinople. “And naught but loss of life and breath their course …

Archaeologists find gates of Hell in Saudi Arabia

When researchers are searching for remnants of structures and settlements constructed by ancient peoples they typically focus on areas that are …

Long-lost art of a vanished civilization revealed by British archaeologists on uninhabited island in Caribbean

Before the Spanish conquest of the islands of the Caribbean, the region's major indigenous people was a culture known as the Tainos.<p>British and …

500 years later, scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs

Within five years, 15 million people – 80% of the population – were wiped out in an epidemic named ‘cocoliztli’, meaning pestilence<p>In 1545 disaster struck Mexico’s Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers, headaches and bleeding from the eyes, mouth and nose. Death generally …

Mexico City

When the Parthenon had dazzling colours

Ancient statues weren't white marble, but “a riot of colour and glitzy decoration." It shows that we've imagined the ancient world all wrong, writes Natalie Haynes.<p>When the Victorian painter Lawrence Alma-Tadema first showed his work, Phidias Showing the Frieze of the Parthenon to his Friends, …

Ancient History

Constantine VI

Constantine VI, also known as Constantine "the Blinded”, was emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 780 to 797 CE, although for most of his reign his …

This inhospitable volcanic region of Ethiopia gives us clues about life on Mars

The Danakil Depression, including the Dallol volcanic area is one of the most remote, inhospitable and poorly studied areas in the world.<p>They are both found in the Afar Region of Ethiopia and are part of the East African Rift System – an active tectonic plate boundary that’s splitting apart plates …

Hot Springs

Ancient glue offers new insight into what may be Jesus' tomb

JERUSALEM — New archaeological tests have confirmed that the site many Christians believe to be the tomb of Jesus Christ dates back 1,700 years to A.D. 325, the same era when the Romans first identified the place as holy.<p>With invasions, fires and even earthquakes occurring at Jerusalem's Church of …

Stunning 1500-year-old Georgian church mosaic discovered in Israeli Port City

“By the grace of God (or Jesus), this work was done."<p>><br>• ><p>The site of a 1500-year-old Georgian mosaic discovered in Ashdod. (Credit: Israel Antiquities …

Huge Underwater Castle With Ancient ‘Fairy Chimneys’ Discovered at the Bottom of Turkey’s Lake Van

Researchers studying a vast lake in Eastern Turkey have unearthed the remains of a 3,000-year-old castle buried beneath its waters.<p>Tahsin Ceylan, an …

A complex of 73 ancient tombs discovered

A total of 73 ancient tombs were discovered near Changzhuang Reservoir in Zhengzhou, the capital city of Henan province, and archaeologists preliminar …

Wreck of WW II submarine containing remains of 58 sailors discovered

HMS Narwhal was found accidentally by a group of divers searching for the remains of a lost Polish sub.<p>It went down with all hands 225 kilometres off …

Royal Navy

New high-resolution scan of medieval Aberdeen Bestiary

The 12th-century Aberdeen Bestiary has just been digitally scanned and made available online. One of the most famous extant bestiaries, the new …

Ancient Greece: Treasure-Filled Tomb of Bronze Age Warrior May Rewrite History of Greek Civilization

The Pylos Combat Agate, a small limestone-encrusted seal, is the most exciting treasure yet to come from the tomb of a Bronze-Age Greek warrior. The …

New Anthropology Study Suggests Humans First Reached The Americas Over A Kelp Highway

An intriguing new study has just been published in the journal <i>Science</i> in which a team of anthropologists suggest that the first humans to have …

The largest collection of Viking artifacts on display in North America comes to the Royal Ontario Museum

<b>TORONTO</b><b>.-</b> VIKINGS: The Exhibition opened at the Royal Ontario Museum on Saturday, November 4. 2017. Presented by investment dealer Raymond James …

Henry VIII’s Favorite Palace

<b>Of all the estates</b> and houses available to King Henry VIII, Greenwich Palace in southeast London was known to be his favorite. The king spent more …

Coin collection dating back 2,500 years discovered in drawer at English castle

A vast collection of ancient coins from far-flung locations across the globe, including Syria and China, has been been discovered tucked away in a …

Archaeology

Portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots found beneath another portrait

Experts have discovered a secret portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots, that has been hidden for centuries — beneath another painting.<p>X-ray technology was …

Pictish stone carving uncovered in Perthshire road excavation

<b>A large Pictish stone carving has been uncovered during excavation work on a £35m link road in Perthshire.</b><p>The carving, which features a walking figure holding a spear, was discovered by workers on the A9/A85 project. near Perth.<p>Contractors Balfour Beatty temporarily stopped works to allow …

Rock Art Discovered in Deep Dark Caves Reveal Early Human Civilization on Puerto Rico’s Uninhabited Mona Island

A huge collection of rock art has been discovered in the deep, dark chambers of the cave systems on Puerto Rico’s Mona Island.<p>The incredible …

Egyptian Medicine

Medical practice in ancient Egypt was so advanced that many of their observations, policies, and commonplace procedures would not be surpassed in the …

Hundreds of coffins to be restored in Egyptian conservation project

More than 600 wooden coffins at Egyptian Museum in Cairo to be documented and restored by team of conservators<p>Egypt will restore hundreds of coffins dating back thousands of years to the time of the pharaohs as part of an American-Egyptian project to preserve and document one of the world’s oldest …

Scientists use X-rays to read ancient scrolls hidden and preserved in Pompeii

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the days of ancient Rome left two cities almost perfectly preserved, as Pompeii and Herculaneum were quickly buried …