26th-century roasted turnip found in Siberia

Published on February 27th, 2017 | by admin

An excavation of a house in southwestern Siberia has led to the discovery of a 16th-century roasted turnip. The turnip, pictured here, was ready for cooking in a large clay pot when the log house caught [&hellip... Read More

1,700-year-old tomb founr in western Mexico

Published on February 27th, 2017 | by admin

Renovation of a church in western Mexico has led to the discovery of a 1,700-year-old tomb containing an elaborate headdress figurine. Archaeologists discovered the ancient tomb, which dates to the Comala Period (between 0 and A.D. [&hellip... Read More

Ancient animal burials found in England

Published on February 24th, 2017 | by admin

The remains of several people and animals have been found at the site of a church in Shropshire, England. Among the excavated burials are the skeletons of a calf and a pig that appear to have [&hellip... Read More

Boat-shaped coffins found in China

Published on February 23rd, 2017 | by admin

A cluster of boat-shaped coffins have been unearthed during construction in southwest China. Chinese archaeologists said Wednesday they have unearthed a large cluster of boat coffin tombs dating back 2,200 years that will shed light on [&hellip... Read More

1,000-year-old iron-smelting furnace found in Cambodia

Published on February 23rd, 2017 | by admin

An Angkor-era iron-smelter has been found in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia. “The way that we think they built them is that they constructed the furnaces out of clay: They smelt the iron and then, to extract [&hellip... Read More

4th-century A.D. mosaic floor found in Leicester

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by admin

A 1,500-year-old Roman mosaic floor has been discovered in Leicester’s city centre. “It’s been a long time since we’ve found a large, well-preserved mosaic in Leicester “Stylistically, we believe it dates to the early fourth century [&hellip... Read More

Heidelberg Castle digitally reconstructed

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by admin

Heidelberg Castle in Germany has been digitally reconstructed using photographs, drawings and surveys of the ruins. Germany’s Heidelberg Castle has been digitally reconstructed to show what it would have looked like before it was destroyed by [&hellip... Read More

Rock art sites found in Tibet

Published on February 21st, 2017 | by admin

Eight ancient rock art sites have been found by researchers working in Tibet. “Our bureau will now propose to higher cultural relics units that measures be taken to protect the petroglyphs.” He said preservation was essential [&hellip... Read More

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