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Highway Project Unearths Post-Medieval Burial Ground in England

Highway Project Unearths Post-Medieval Burial Ground in England

Twelve months after a massive archaeological dig at the Trinity Burial Ground that forms part of a £355 million Highways England improvement and redev [...]
Excavations Reveal Pergamon Amphitheater Had Reserved ‘Box Seats’

Excavations Reveal Pergamon Amphitheater Had Reserved ‘Box Seats’

Which sports and entertainment fan today hasn’t yearned for box seats or VIP seating for their favorite concert? Despite the needle of time ticking aw [...]
DNA Analysis of Spain’s Segorbe Giant Reveals Ancient Ethnic Cleansing

DNA Analysis of Spain’s Segorbe Giant Reveals Ancient Ethnic Cleansing

Genetic experts have completed a full sequencing of a DNA sample obtained from a 1,000-year-old skeleton unearthed in 1999 in an ancient Islamic ceme [...]
Ancient Ancestors Walking All Over Clovis First Academics

Ancient Ancestors Walking All Over Clovis First Academics

21st Century man is very conscious of the carbon footprint he leaves behind, but footprints of people who lived about 23,000 years ago have just walk [...]
Mysterious Origins of the Etruscans: DNA Study Solves the Riddle

Mysterious Origins of the Etruscans: DNA Study Solves the Riddle

A new study published in the journal Science Advances offers evidence to support the theory of local origins of the Etruscans, an advanced Iron Age p [...]
St Rumwold: The Infant Saint and Medieval Miracle Stories

St Rumwold: The Infant Saint and Medieval Miracle Stories

Tucked away in an almost-forgotten manuscript from the 11th century is the extraordinary tale of St Rumwold, an infant saint who lived on this earthly [...]
Ancient Siberians Bred, Bought and Traded Arctic Dogs

Ancient Siberians Bred, Bought and Traded Arctic Dogs

Genetic breeding programs in the ancient Arctic required fresh DNA from faraway places. Therefore, long-distance trade routes rang with the barks and [...]
Divers Find Huge 1,500-Year-Old Roman Coin Hoard off The Spanish Coast

Divers Find Huge 1,500-Year-Old Roman Coin Hoard off The Spanish Coast

Two amateur divers cleaning trash from the seabed of Alicante while holidaying off the coast of Spain have uncovered a cache of 1,500-year-old gold Ro [...]
The Phaistos Disc: Spiral Secrets Suggest It’s a Festival Calendar

The Phaistos Disc: Spiral Secrets Suggest It’s a Festival Calendar

In 1908, Italian archaeologist Luigi Pernier was working in southern Crete at an ancient Minoan palace located in the town of Phaistos. Digging amid t [...]
Full Military Honors: Why Did General Santa Anna Bury His Leg?

Full Military Honors: Why Did General Santa Anna Bury His Leg?

Antonio López de Santa Anna was a controversial yet highly influential general who had earned the title of the “ Napoleon of the West.” The period in [...]
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