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A teacher in England has baked bread using ancient grain developed by an archaeological botanist.
Mr Letts developed the grain in frustration at the modern types of wheat grown in the UK, which produce straw too short for use as roofing thatch. He believed using older varieties where you could get
Archaeologists in Norway have discovered the oldest and most complex group of iron forges ever to be found in the area.
The iron beads that had piqued Øien's interest were only 1 to1.5 millimetres in diameter. But they were sufficient to make her realize they might be residue from a smithy.
A mysterious human tooth has been found in the attic of Blickling Hall, a home in Norfolk, England which was once owned by the Boleyn family.
“You find a lot of interesting things working in a house with centuries of history, and you do develop a strong stomach over time, but
The 18th-century Rancho de las Cabras is the birthplace of commercial ranching, and now it needs funding in order to be preserved.
Ruins that archeologists call one of the last links to the original ranches and cowboys that shaped Texas have been kept behind a gate, literally buried, for more than
Neolithic axes, adzes and chisels have been found in Southern Tibet.
Experts of the Shaanxi Provincial Archeology Research Institute and the Tibet Autonomous Regional Cultural Relics Research Institute judged that the stonewares belonged to the Neolithic Age and that the river banks where the stoneware were found saw frequent human activities
Early man may have taken up farming in order to brew alcohol.
In a new research, a team of archaeologists has identified traces of alcohol in prehistoric sites, which suggests that the thirst for a brew was an incentive for Neolithic man to start growing crops.
According to a report in Spiegel
The tallest Buddha statue ever found in the state of Kargil, India, has been found.
The sculpture was discovered during a survey by the officials of the state Archives, Archaeology and Museums Department from Sankoo, a village on Kargil-Suru valley road.
“This is a 7th-century monument,” said Khurshid Ahmad Qadri, director of