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5,000-year-old Norwegian rock art damaged

Published on August 24th, 2016 | by Admin

A teenage boy has vandalized a 5,000-year-old caring of a figure on skis in Norway. “It’s a tragedy, because it’s one of the most famous Norwegian historical sites,” Bård Anders Langø, the mayor of the nearby ... Read More


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Student finds medieval brooch in Ireland

Published on August 23rd, 2016 | by Admin

A student visiting Ireland discovered a 12th-century kite brooch during a tour of Omey Island. “I kept it with me until I caught up with Michael and he was very intrigued. He had me take him ... Read More


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Maya tomb found in Belize

Published on August 23rd, 2016 | by Admin

A Maya tomb containing skeletal remains has been discovered at Xunantunich in Belize. History was made as archaeologist, Dr. Jaime Awe, excavated the first tomb to be discovered in Xunantunich. The tomb lies five to eight ... Read More


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12,300-year-old hearth found in Utah

Published on August 19th, 2016 | by Admin

A prehistoric campsite, complete with 12,300-year-old hearth and other artifacts, has been found in Utah’s West Desert. Artifacts found at the site include the charred remains of an ancient hearth, a finely crafted spear point, and, ... Read More


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17th-century cheese recovered from shipwreck

Published on August 18th, 2016 | by Admin

Researchers believe that a thick, gooey substance found in a tin pot recovered from a 17th-century shipwreck might actually be a stinky cheese. Divers excavating the royal ship Kronan in the waters off the Baltic Sea ... Read More


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Rock-cut kiln found in northern Israel

Published on August 17th, 2016 | by Admin

A Roman-era workshop, complete with rare rock0cut kiln, has been found in northern Israel. The Israel Antiquities Authority announced that excavations in Shlomi, a town near the Lebanon border, have revealed a ceramic factory where storage ... Read More


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Outlines of 16th-century fort found in South Carolina

Published on August 17th, 2016 | by Admin

The outlines of the 16th-century fort San Marcos has been found using ground penetrating radar. Five centuries ago, two Spanish warships sailed to a marsh bank in the Lowcountry, a coastal jungle haunted by panthers, bison, ... Read More