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Built by the Huns? Ancient stone monuments discovered along Caspian

A massive, 1,500-year-old stone complex that may have been built by nomad tribes has been discovered near the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan.<p>The complex contains numerous stone structures sprawled over about 300 acres (120 hectares) of land, or more than 200 American football …

The tragic story of the First World War flying ace behind the 200th Victoria Cross in my collection

<b>The Victoria Cross awarded to an Allied fighter pilot from the Great War has become the 200th such decoration in Lord Ashcroft's collection. Here, he tells the extraordinary story of bravery behind the medal group awarded to a heroic South African.</b><p>Powered flight was little more than a decade old …

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Pristine pressed flower among 'jaw-dropping' bronze age finds

Ritual offerings unearthed at Lancashire site discovered by metal detectorist include weapons, jewellery and ornaments<p>A 3,000-year-old complete pressed flower is among the “absolutely jaw-dropping” late bronze age finds unearthed in Lancashire.<p>The thistle flower appears to have been deliberately …

Archaeology

Ancient Roman coins found buried under ruins of Japanese castle leave archaeologists baffled

Archaeologists were left baffled by the "strange" discovery of ancient Roman coins buried in the ruins of a castle in Japan.<p>The four copper coins …

The Eleventh Hour – Remembering America’s Final Bloody Battle of World War One

“The night of this last battle of the war was the most trying night I have ever experienced. The knowledge that in all probability the Armistice was …

WWIII: Planet closer to catastrophic World War Three than at any time for SIXTY years, experts warn

THE world is closer to a catastrophic and bloody World War III than at any other point in the past 60 years, experts have warned.<p>Russia and China, …

Geopolitics

31 Fascinating, Little-Known Facts About World War 2

1 of 32<p>World War II's casualty totals by country probably look nothing like you think they do.<p>Germany, as you might expect, ranks high with about …

The Anasazi

<i>Evening light on Square Tower House, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado</i><p>The cliff dwellings of the American southwest are the most spectacular ruins …

1,000-year-old Viking sword unearthed by Icelandic goose hunters

A well-preserved Viking sword thought to be over 1,000-years-old has been unexpectedly unearthed by a group of men on a goose hunting trip in Iceland.<p>…

Battle of the Atlantic: Archaeology of an Underwater WWII Battlefield: Mission Logs: September 10

Battle of the Atlantic Expedition Summary<p>By Joe Hoyt, Maritime Archaeologist - <i>NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries</i><br>September 10, 2016<p>Loading …

Monumental Burial Mound in Ukraine Reconstructed

POZNAŃ, POLAND—A report in <i>Science & Scholarship in Poland</i> describes a 5,000-year-old burial discovered and reconstructed by a team led by Danuta …

Boston's Archaeologist Discovers Trove of Artifacts at Old North Church

City of Boston City Archaeologist Joseph Bagley unveiled a trove of artifacts recovered from a dig at the Washington Garden at the Old North Church …

Archaeologists uncover rich Cypriot graves

Archaeologists from the University of Gothenburg have been digging at the site of the Bronze Age city’s graveyard since 2010, seven seasons in a row. …

Archaeology

Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found at Rendlesham near Sutton Hoo site

<b>Archaeologists believe they have found a lost Anglo-Saxon royal palace near one of Britain's best known finds.</b><p>Archaeologists have been studying an area at Rendlesham, about four miles (6km) from the Sutton Hoo burial site.<p>Faye Minter, project co-ordinator, said the remains of a 23m (75ft) by 9m …

Archaeology

Archaeologists in Poland dig up Nazi time capsule with war-era artifacts

Archaeologists in Poland have unearthed a Nazi time capsule circa 1934 that contained images of Adolf Hitler, newspapers and other artifacts.<p>The …

Archaeology

Excavation of de Luna’s 16th-Century Settlement Continues

PENSACOLA, FLORIDA—<i>WUWF.com</i> reports that a team led by archaeologist John Worth of the University of West Florida has found a large garbage pit at …

Macedonia’s mysterious lake dive

<b>Denis Loctier, euronews:</b> “Scuba divers are attracted to Lake Ohrid, one of the deepest and most ancient lakes in Europe, where adventurers can find true archeological treasures on its floor.”<p>Known for its unique biodiversity, Lake Ohrid revealed its hidden history when a local diver, Milutin …

Mass grave of British soldiers killed at Battle of Waterloo 'buried in orchard'

Human bones from the battle in present-day Belgium were ground down and turned into fertiliser.<p>Mystery surrounding the whereabouts of thousands of …

10 Insane Ways Ordinary People Stumbled Upon Major Discoveries

There are archaeologists who dedicate their lives to trying to uncover little pieces of history. Sometimes, though, the greatest archaeological …

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Why Am I Seeing This?<p>A 404 error means that the requested file cannot be found. This can be due to an incorrect URL, a misnamed file, an improper …

Trumpism Is the Symptom of a Gravely Ill Constitution

No matter what happens in November, the sickness may be terminal.<p>In less than two months, the American experiment in constitutional self-government may hit the wall of history. Even if the disaster of a Trump presidency is averted, this fall’s presidential campaign suggests that the United States …

Political Science

Medieval Castle Foundations Unearthed in Scotland

DUN, SCOTLAND—Teenaged students have assisted with the excavation of what could be a fourteenth-century castle in eastern Scotland, according to a …

Archaeology

British History, Roman Britain, What the Romans did for us

Roman Britain<p><i>What the Romans did for us</i><p>Long before Julius Caesar invaded Britain the Romans had traded with these islands: Welsh gold and Cornish tin …