800-year-old skeleton bears marks of boomerang death

Published on October 27th, 2016 | by Admin

An ancient skeleton found in Australias Toorale National Park has a wound consistent with that of being struck by a boomerang. Kaakutja’s main head wound was about 6 inches (15 centimeters) long, meaning the weapon must [&hellip... Read More


Sarcophagi discovered in northwestern Turkey

Published on October 27th, 2016 | by Admin

Workers repairing broken water pipes in Turkey have discovered three sarcophagi dating to the 8th century B.C. The sarcophagi are thought to be an extension of the necropolis (ancient Greek cemetery with elaborate tombs) in the [&hellip... Read More


17th-century equine skeleton found in Florida

Published on October 26th, 2016 | by Admin

An equine skeleton dating back to the 17th century has been found at the site of a hotel in St. Augustine, Florida. While construction crews were putting in a new swimming pool, they – and archaeologists [&hellip... Read More


Etruscan tombs uncovered in Italy

Published on October 25th, 2016 | by Admin

17 Etruscan tombs dating back from the 9th-3rd centuries B.C. have been found in Italy. Archaeologists working in the Etruscan necropolis of Vulci near Viterbo have found 17 tombs containing a variety of ornaments and jewellery [&hellip... Read More


Remains of 200-year-old pub found in Manchester

Published on October 25th, 2016 | by Admin

An excavation ahead of some construction work in Manchester has led to the discovery of the remains of a 200-year-old pub. Archaeologists made the discovery of untouched bottles of booze and personalised crockery containing the former [&hellip... Read More


Severed heads found in 2,500-year-old grave

Published on October 24th, 2016 | by Admin

The remains of two individuals who had their heads severed and placed at their knees has been found in the Altai Mountains. The newly-found burial from the ancient Pazyryk culture has produced a sight unknown to [&hellip... Read More


Coins and baths found at Roman barracks in Bulgaria

Published on October 24th, 2016 | by Admin

Archaeologists working at Roman barracks in Bulgaria have uncovered a treasure of silver coins and baths. “The result of excavations proved quite amazing. We uncovered well-preserved floor made of hydraulic mortar – having the sealing properties. [&hellip... Read More

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