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Spain’s Red Lady was buried with flowers

Published on May 14th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Pollen found in the 18,700-year-old tomb of Spain’s Red Lady suggest that she was buried with flowers. The burial of the so-called Red Lady, dating back to the Upper Palaeolithic, was discovered in El Mirón cave ... Read More


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Ancient stone circle found in southern England

Published on May 14th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A 112-foot diameter stone circle has been found in southwestern England. Situated 525 metres (1,722ft) above sea level, the ancient site is the first stone circle to be found on Dartmoor for more than a century. ... Read More


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19th-century schooner uncovered in Toronto

Published on May 13th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Parts of a 19th-century schooner have been uncovered during construction at Toronto’s waterfront. It the ship’s day, everything south of Front St. would have been underwater, with several wharves jutting into the lake, the largest of ... Read More


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Lost cloister found in Iceland

Published on May 13th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Ultrasound technology has been used to detect the remains of a large building which may be a lost cloister which was home to Augustinian monks from 1168 to 1550. “I think we’ve just hit the jackpot, ... Read More


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700-year-old tomb belonging to a doctor excavated in China

Published on May 12th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A high-profile Confucian doctor’s tomb has been excavated by archaeologists in China. Confucian doctors were a special group proficient in both Confucianism and medicine, which allowed them a high status during that period. Wu was appointed ... Read More


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Utah utilities crew unearths ancient pit house

Published on May 11th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A utility crew working in Salt Lake City, Utah have unearthed an ancient pit house while replacing a gas line. Researchers have found spear points and animal bones, including rabbit, deer and possibly elk, said Lance ... Read More


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Nazca lines used to mark pilgrimage route

Published on May 11th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

New research suggests that the famous Nazca Lines in Peru may have been used by two separate groups of people to mark the route to an ancient temple. The earliest Nazca Lines were created so pilgrims ... Read More