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17th-century plague victims unearthed in London

Published on August 28th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Crossrail construction in London has led to the discovery of 30 individuals who may have been victims of the plague. Scientific tests on gruesome finds may reveal if bubonic plague or pestilence caused deaths A photo ... Read More


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Remains of Roman sanctuary found in Italy

Published on August 27th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a 6th-century Roman sanctuary has been unearthed on the Palatine Hill in Rome. Archaeologists working on the Palatine Hill here this summer excavated parts of sixth-century B.C. foundations connected to a sanctuary of ... Read More


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Warship sea monster figurehead raised from Baltic

Published on August 27th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The figurehead of a 15th century Danish warship has been raised from the bottom of the Baltic Sea. A wooden sea monster emerged on Tuesday from the Baltic sea after lying on the seabed off the ... Read More


Archaeologists Find Ancient Woman Warrior

Skeleton of female warrior found in Kazakhstan

Published on August 26th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a woman buried with a variety of weapons has been unearthed in southern Kazakhstan. Experts believe she was a citizen of importance living in the ancient Kanguy state. She is thought to have ... Read More


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Bronze Age fortress found in Turkey

Published on August 26th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A settlement and fortress dating back to the Bronze Age has been found in the Gölmarmara Lake basin in Turkey. “This area is four times larger than the ancient site of Troy in Çanakkale and the ... Read More


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Stonehenge-style monolith found off Sicilian coast

Published on August 25th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Drivers swimming off the coast of Sicily have discovered a 15-ton stone monolith estimated to have been made over 10,000 years ago. The monolith was found at a depth of 131 feet, on what was once ... Read More


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Bronze Age walkway found in England

Published on August 25th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A Bronze Age wooden track, dating back 4,000 years, has been found in Lincolnshire, England. According to Royee Greenwald and Alexander Wiegmann, excavation directors on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, “There is no doubt that ... Read More


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Ritual bath found in Jerusalem

Published on August 24th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A ritual bath dating back to the 1st-century A.D. has been found in an underground cave in Jerusalem. According to Royee Greenwald and Alexander Wiegmann, excavation directors on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, “There is ... Read More


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