19-century fort discovered in Florida Everglades

Published on July 18th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of Fort Harrell, built by the U.S. Army in 1837, has been found in the Everglades of Florida by a high school Chemistry teacher. Fort Harrell was one of the more obscure outposts, wedged ... Read More

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Three skeletons excavated out of volcanic ash

Published on July 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of three individuals have been excavated out of a seven-foot deep layer of volcanic ash in El Salvador. The area was buried in ash from gigantic eruptions in the fifth and sixth centuries, which ... Read More


Hoard of coins found in English cave

Published on July 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A collection of coins from the Late Iron Age and the Roman Republic have been found in a cave in Derbyshire. A precious hoard of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a ... Read More


Five skeletons found at Roman villa in England

Published on July 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Five skeletons have been unearthed at a late-Roman Villa in north Dorset. It’s thought the remains, which date back to the mid-4th century, could belong to three generations of the same family who owned the villa. ... Read More


Jade casket found in northern China

Published on July 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A farmer plowing a field in Hebei,China has unearthed a small jade casket containing relics of a prominent Hinayana Buddhist. A farmer accidentally found a cushion-sized “stone” when he was ploughing fields in the historic site ... Read More


11th Dynasty Egyptian chapel discovered

Published on July 15th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A chapel belonging to King Mentuhotep that dates back to the 11th Dynasty has been would on the west bank of the Nile in Sohag, Egypt. Ali El-Asfar, head of the ancient Egyptian Section at the ... Read More


Remains of palace found opposite the Taj Mahal

Published on July 15th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a summer palace has been found at the Mehtab Bagh garden located opposite from the Taj Mahal. “The remains of the baradari-like structure have been found just opposite the Taj Mahal which strengthens ... Read More


Gallic tomb containing chariot found in northern France

Published on July 14th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Road construction in northern France has uncovered a Gallic wood-lined tomb that contains a chariot. Starting on 3 June for a three week period, archaeologists and an anthropologist have been working to uncover this chariot tomb. ... Read More

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