New technique reveals hidden images in 16th-century codex

Published on September 19th, 2016 | by Admin

Pictographic scenes have been found under the layer of gesso that covers the 16th-century Codex Selden. Storytelling images on a deer-hide “manuscript” from Mexico have been seen for the first time in 500 years, thanks to [&hellip... Read More


Ötzi the Iceman’s clothing undergoes analysis

Published on September 16th, 2016 | by Admin

Researchers have analysed all of Ötzi the Iceman’s articles of clothing, determining what animals were used to make them. Ötzi’s leather overcoat was made of a grab bag of at least four different individual animals from [&hellip... Read More


Bronze Age grave found in Siberia

Published on September 15th, 2016 | by Admin

A Bronze Age grave containing the remains of a woman and child, as well as a number of unusual artifacts, has been found at an ancient cemetery in Siberia. The intriguing find of the remains of [&hellip... Read More


Rabbit farm found at Teotihuacan

Published on September 14th, 2016 | by Admin

A rabbit farm has been found at the ancient city of Teotihuacan in central Mexico. Now it seems that raising cottontails and jackrabbits may have given the city a reliable source of meat and fur. Linda [&hellip... Read More


300-year-old “magic” show found in university wall

Published on September 14th, 2016 | by Admin

A 300-year-old shoe has been found inside the wall, probably placed there to ward off evil spirits, of a common room at Cambridge University. Richard Newman, from the Cambridge Archaeological Unit, which is analysing the shoe, [&hellip... Read More


Bronze Age mausoleum found in Kazakhstan

Published on September 13th, 2016 | by Admin

A Bronze Age burial mound has been unearthed in northern Kazakhstan. The discovery of a 3,000-year-old pyramid-shaped mausoleum in Kazakhstan has gone viral over the past 24 hours, with several media outlets proclaiming the structure to [&hellip... Read More


19th-century shipwreck identified in Lake Ontario

Published on September 13th, 2016 | by Admin

An early 19th-century shipwreck found in Lake Ontario has been identified as the Washington. The second-oldest confirmed shipwreck in the Great Lakes, an American-built, Canadian-owned sloop that sank in Lake Ontario more than 200 years ago, [&hellip... Read More


Elaborate 1,500-year-old burial found in China

Published on September 12th, 2016 | by Admin

The 1,500-year-old burial of a high-status woman has been found in northern China. Around 1,500 years ago, at a time when China was divided, a woman named Farong was laid to rest wearing fantastic jewelry, which [&hellip... Read More

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