French and Indian War cannonball found in Quebec

Published on August 17th, 2017 | by admin

A cannonball fired in 1759 during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham has been unearthed in Quebec. The rusted, 90-kilogram projectile was unearthed during excavation work last week at the corner of Hamel and Couillard [&hellip... Read More

Roman coin found on Orkney island

Published on August 17th, 2017 | by admin

A Roman coin dating to the 4th-century A.D. has been found in a roundhouse on the island of Rousay. The copper alloy coin was found at the Knowe of Swandro, the location of a Neolithic chambered [&hellip... Read More

Trade silver found at colonial fort in Michigan

Published on August 16th, 2017 | by admin

A 250-year-old piece of trade silver has been found at the site of a fur-traders home in Colonial Michilimackinac in Michigan. According to Dr. Lynn Evans, curator of archaeology at Mackinac State Historic Parks, the triangle-shaped [&hellip... Read More

Face of Pictish man reconstructed

Published on August 15th, 2017 | by admin

The face of a Pictish man who lived between 340 – 615 A.D. has been digitally reconstructed. “The facial reconstruction is based on the skull at the time and it has helped us to identify a [&hellip... Read More

5,600-year-old burial mound found in England

Published on August 15th, 2017 | by admin

A Neolithic burial mound has been found in a farmer’s field in England. A Neolithic burial mound near Stonehenge could contain human remains more than 5,000 years old, experts say. The monument in a place known [&hellip... Read More

Roman floor uncovered in Alexandria

Published on August 14th, 2017 | by admin

A Roman floor has been unearthed in the Moharam Bek district of Alexandria in Egypt. Aymen Ashmawi, the head of Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Section, explained that the floor mosaic is unique in Egypt but similar mosaics [&hellip... Read More

Human remains found at WWII underwater wreck

Published on August 14th, 2017 | by admin

Human remains have been found near the underwater wreckage of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 Liberator bomber which crashed into the Adriatic Sea on December 17, 1944. “The remains of human bones have been found, but we [&hellip... Read More

Face of 4,500-year-old man reconstructed

Published on August 11th, 2017 | by admin

Forensic experts have reconstructed the face of a man who lived in England’s East Midlands 4,500 years ago. The face of a man who died in England around 4,500 years ago has been reconstructed, revealing a [&hellip... Read More

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