Norway’s oldest human remains

Published on February 27th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The 8,000-year-old remains of a man found south of Oslo may be Norway’s oldest. The skeleton is in an extremely fragile condition, meaning researchers are painstakingly examining it tiny fragment by tiny fragment, documenting the location ... Read More

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Hoard of bronze artifacts found in Poland

Published on February 26th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in Poland have unearthed a hoard of bronze artifacts in the Bieszczady Mountains. “All the objects are made of bronze. The treasure contains a pickaxe, dozens of fragments of a spiral necklace and a ... Read More


100 prehistoric cult sites found in Israel

Published on February 26th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

100 prehistoric “cult sites” which date back 8,000 years have been found in the Negev Desert in Israel. Archaeologists are working to decipher any meaning from the artifacts and structures, noting that both death and fertility ... Read More


The oldest cannonball in England

Published on February 25th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A lead cannonball, fired during the Battle of Northampton in 1460, has been found at the site of the fray at Eagle Drive. The ball is about 3ins (50mm) in diameter and has been analysed by ... Read More


Foundations of Anne Boleyn’s royal apartments uncovered

Published on February 25th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The foundations of the royal apartments built for Anne Boleyn in 1533 has been found after the removal of floorboards in the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court. Just before Christmas, the squeaky floorboards in ... Read More


Evidence of illegal digs found at Hadrian’s Wall

Published on February 24th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Police are investigating illegal digs found at a centre section of Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland. The damage is understood to be caused by “nighthawking”; the illegal use of metal detectors by either unwitting amateurs bumbling through ... Read More


Pueblo Indian rock art defaced by vandals

Published on February 24th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Always pains me to post about stuff like this, but vandals have defaced a section of the Petroglyph National Monument in west Albuquerque. The Albuquerque Journal reports that monument Superintendent Dennis Vásquez and a supporter of ... Read More


1300 edition of the Magna Carta found

Published on February 23rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An edition of the Magna Carta produced in 1300 and worth more than $15 million has been found in an archive in Kent, England. “It is a fantastic piece of news for Sandwich which puts it ... Read More

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