Bev Reardon

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Mystery behind Disappearance of Persian Army Solved

Leiden University researchers have put an end to an ancient archaeological mystery surrounding the sudden disappearance of the Persian Army in the …

Melting Yukon ices reveals 5,000-year-old archaeological treasures

An odd, barnyard-y smell in the ice patch uncovered a treasure trove of ancient tools<p>Greg Hare, a veteran archeologist with the Yukon government, has …

Archaeology

Ancient Roman city discovered under Nile Delta silt

The Minister of Antiquities and Heritage Mamdouh al-Damaty announced the discovery of the remains of an ancient city dating back to the Roman era, …

Prehistoric circle dated to same summer as Seahenge neighbour

A second prehistoric circle on a Norfolk beach has been dated to the same summer more than 4,000 years ago as its famous neighbour, Seahenge.<p>Archaeologists believe the two circles, which originally stood inland in boggy freshwater but are now being eroded gradually by the tides, were part of the …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Osiris tomb discovered in Luxor - Ancient Egypt - Heritage

A Spanish-Italian archaeological mission has discovered a complete symbolic tomb of the god Osiris with multiple shafts and chambers at Al-Gorna …

Vatican mummies are FAKES: Bones inside two of the collection's 'ancient' Egyptian caskets date back to the Middle Ages

They may look like the real thing, but at least two of the mummies in the Vatican Museums' collection have been found to be fakes.<p>Using CT scans, …

Long dry spell doomed Mexican city 1,000 years ago

Archaeologists continue to debate the reasons for the collapse of many Central American cities and states, from Teotihuacan in Mexico to the Yucatan …

Taj Mahal Gardens Found to Align with the Solstice Sun

If you arrived at the Taj Mahal in India before the sun rises on the day of the summer solstice (which usually occurs June 21), and walked up to the …

Taj Mahal

Chinese mummy suggests brain surgery was carried out 3,600 years ago: Hole in skull may have been created by craniotomy

A skull that's more than three and a half millennia old has revealed signs of an early form of brain surgery.<p>The perforated skull belongs to a …

Jesus' House? 1st-Century Structure May Be Where He Grew Up

Archaeologists working in Nazareth — Jesus' hometown — in modern-day Israel have identified a house dating to the first century that was regarded as …

Virtual technology resurrects ancient sites

Mixing virtual reality from the past with present-day reality may sound confusing but it’s actually a simple concept.<p>If replicas are digitally …

Archaeologists 'find Pictish palace' in Aberdeenshire

<b>Archaeologists excavating a field in Aberdeenshire where standing stones were found believe they have uncovered the entrance to a Pictish palace, BBC Scotland has learned.</b><p>The University of Aberdeen team is digging at a site where the so-called Rhynie Man stone was discovered in the 1970s.<p>The …

Neolithic discovery: why Orkney is the centre of ancient Britain

Drive west from Orkney's capital, Kirkwall, and then head north on the narrow B9055 and you will reach a single stone monolith that guards the entrance to a spit of land known as the Ness of Brodgar. The promontory separates the island's two largest bodies of freshwater, the Loch of Stenness and …

What Archaeologists Really Think About Ancient Aliens, Lost Colonies, And Fingerprints Of The Gods

It’s no secret that far more people watch TV shows like the History Channel’s ‘Ancient Aliens’ than attend lectures by professional archaeologists and historians. Millions of people tune in to watch TV series and docu-dramas with a questionable grip on facts about the past. The stories spun by …

Huge ritual monument found hidden near Stonehenge

The super-henge of Durrington Walls has been hiding a secret for thousands of years: a row of 90 massive standing stones<p>A huge ritual monument which dates from the time of Stonehenge has been discovered hidden under the bank of a nearby stone-age enclosure.<p>Durrington Walls, a roundish ‘super-henge’ …

Kazakhstan geoglyphs: Solving the mystery of the huge structures created by ancient civilization

Last year it was announced that 50 huge sprawling geoglyphs had been discovered in Kazakhstan by archaeologists surveying Google Earth, but since …

Medieval skeleton bursts out of the ground after centuries-old tree is ripped up by storm

Archaeologists were stunned when the thousand-year-old skeleton of a young man was found among the roots of a tree ripped from the ground.<p>Storms blew …

One Videographer’s Journey to Find a Lost Human Ancestor

Picture Stories<p>Picture Stories<p>On an unremarkable day in 2013, two professional cavers decided to squeeze through a passageway in South Africa that they had never gone through before. They contorted themselves through more than 650 feet of rocky and dangerous passageways, as narrow as seven inches …

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Pictish fort found off Aberdeenshire coast

4/16/2015 05:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists have uncovered a "very significant" Pictish fort after scaling a remote sea stack off the coast of</i> …

Eight Impressive but Terrifying Cases of Ancient Surgery

It is hard to fathom the way in which invasive surgery was carried out prior to the development of modern anaesthesia, but ancient people around the …

The Disposal of Human Waste: A comparison between Ancient Rome and Medieval London

<b>The Disposal of Human Waste: A comparison between Ancient Rome and Medieval London</b><p>By Craig Taylor<p><i>Past Imperfect</i>, Vol.11 (2005)<p>Abstract: The disposal …

Cremated human bones in pot found in Crossrail dig suggest gruesome ritual

Discovery deepens mystery of scores of Roman skulls found near site close to Liverpool St station and may confirm theory they are from Boudicca’s rebellion<p>Almost 2,000 years ago somebody neatly packed cremated human bones into an old cooking pot, put the lid on, and set it by the banks of a smelly …

Inconsistencies in peopling of North America ‘ice bridge’ theory revealed

Archaeologists discount evidence purportedly showing North America was colonised by ice age Europeans.Related posts: Latest research further …

Iron-Age Burial in England Contains Man & His Shield

POCKLINGTON, ENGLAND—One of 38 square barrows unearthed at an Iron Age cemetery in Yorkshire has yielded the skeleton of a man of the Arras culture …

Eastern stoa of gymnasium at Olympia revealed

5/01/2015 09:30:00 PM<p>Another thirty metres of the eastern stoa, or colonnade, of the gymnasium at Ancient Olympia has been revealed in excavations, …