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World’s oldest tea found in Chinese tomb

Published on February 1st, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

Tea has been found in the tomb of a Chinese emperor who died in 141 B.C. New scientific evidence suggests that ancient Chinese royals were partial to a cuppa – at least 2150 years ago. Indeed, ... Read More


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Nubian artifacts found in remains of temple

Published on January 29th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

Nubian artifacts have been found in the remains of a temple found in Sudan. A team of Italian and Russian archeologists has made what the Sudan Antiquities Service is calling the most important discovery in the ... Read More


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Bronze Age village discovered in England

Published on January 28th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

A Bronze Age village destroyed by fire 3,000 years ago has been uncovered in Cambridge, England. The settlement was destroyed by fire that caused the dwellings to collapse into the river, preserving the contents in situ. ... Read More


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Prosthetic leg found in Chinese tomb

Published on January 28th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

A 2,200-year-old prosthetic leg has been found in a tomb in western China. The fused knee would have made it hard for the man to walk or ride horses without the prosthetic leg, the researchers found. ... Read More


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Remains of 1,500-year-old amputee studied in Vienna

Published on January 27th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers are studying the 6th century A.D. remains of a man who was buried with a prosthetic foot. There is actually little left of the 1,500-year-old prosthetic device found at Hemmaberg. The wood has deteriorated, and ... Read More


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Medieval fishing trap found in Poland

Published on January 27th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

A large medieval wicker fish trap has been found in Poland. The trap is preserved in good condition. Inside it were the remains of caught fish – according to preliminary calculations, there were more than 4,000. ... Read More


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5th dynasty tomb found in Egypt

Published on January 26th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

The tomb of a previously unknown queen has been found near King Neferefre’s pyramid complex. Dr. Jaromir Krejci,a team member of the Czech Institute of Egyptology mission working on the site said “The title of the ... Read More


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Panamanian islanders may have hunted dolphins

Published on January 26th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

Dolphin remains make up 8 percent of the mammal remains found in a 6,000-year-old midden on an island off the coast of Panama. Precolombian seafarers left what is now mainland Panama to settle on Pedro González ... Read More