Roman ship carrying roof tiles found near Sardinia

Published on July 7th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The wreckage of a Romain ship which sank 2,000 years ago has been found off the coast of Sardinia, complete with the cargo of roof tiles it was carrying. The roof tiles, believed to have been ... Read More

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2,500-year-old gold bracelets found in Poland

Published on July 7th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A farmer tending to a field in Poland has uncovered three gold bracelets that date back between 1600-400 B.C. “These are unique monuments; probably the only of their kind in south-eastern Poland. We will study the ... Read More


Swedish 17th century mummy examined

Published on July 6th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The mummified remains of Peder Winstrup, a bishop who was buried at Lund Cathedral in 1679, has undergone examination. “We can now observe that Winstrup’s mummy is one of the best-preserved bodies from Europe in the ... Read More


Historic artifacts found at Bradgate Park

Published on July 6th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Artifacts spanning thousands of years of history have been uncovered by archaeology students working in Bradgate Park, in Leicestershire, England. He said: “We have Paleolithic flints, a piece of Roman pot, a medieval building, possible a ... Read More


Christian mosaic floor unearthed in Nazareth

Published on July 3rd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An early Christian mosaic floor has been uncovered at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth. The unearthed mosaic is approximately six feet below the present church level. “The mosaic floor is beautifully decorated ... Read More

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Modern humans interbred with Neanderthals in Europe

Published on July 2nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

DNA analysis carried out on a 40,000-year-old jawbone found in Romain has revealed that 5-11% of the man’s genome came from a Neanderthal ancestor. Neandertals became extinct about 40,000 years ago but contributed on average one ... Read More


Huge chimney found at Bacon’s castle

Published on July 2nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Excavations ahead of the installation of a handicapped parking space at Bacon’s Castle in Virginia has led to the discovery of a mass chimney. Digging less than 6 inches down, he started hitting old brick and ... Read More


12,450-year-old frozen puppy undergoes autopsy

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The frozen remains of 3-month old puppy killed during a landslide 12,450 years ago in Siberia has undergone autopsy Experts spent the past four years analysing the body – which included not just bones but also ... Read More