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Biologists find evidence of Hannibal route

Published on April 18th, 2016 | by Admin

Researchers believe they have found evidence of a route Hannibal took through the Alps during the Second Punic War with Rome. For over two thousand years, historians, statesmen and academics have argued about the route Hannibal ... Read More


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Bullet may have been fired by Lawrence of Arabia

Published on April 15th, 2016 | by Admin

Archaeologists believe they may have found a bullet that was fired by Lawrence of Arabia at the site of the 1917 Hallat Ammar train ambush. Dr Neil Faulkner said: “Lawrence has something of a reputation as ... Read More


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Possible New World Viking site found in Newfoundland

Published on April 14th, 2016 | by Admin

A second possible New World Viking site has been found on the southwest coast of Newfoundland. “Tremendous, if it’s really true,” said William Fitzhugh, director of the Arctic Studies Center and Curator in Anthropology at the ... Read More


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Medieval scourge found in English abbey

Published on April 14th, 2016 | by Admin

A medieval scourge has been uncovered at Rufford Abbey in England. Scourges, whips or cat-o-nine-tails – were woven copper-alloy wires braided together used by people in the Middle Ages to chastise themselves. They perhaps saw it ... Read More


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20,000 aboriginal artifacts found in Australia

Published on April 13th, 2016 | by Admin

More than 20,000 aboriginal artifacts have been recovered during a light rail construction project near Sydney. Jakub Czastka, a senior archeologist at Tocomwall, said the density of the find – more than 20,000 artefacts in just ... Read More


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11,000-year-old quarry found in central Israel

Published on April 13th, 2016 | by Admin

The oldest-known quarry in the southern Levant, dating back 11,000 years, has been found in central Israel. Kaizer Hill quarry is the first of its age, size and scope to be revealed in the southern Levant, ... Read More


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Etruscan stele found in Italy

Published on April 12th, 2016 | by Admin

An inscribed Etruscan stele has been found during the excavation of a temple Tuscany. “This is probably going to be a sacred text, and will be remarkable for telling us about the early belief system of ... Read More


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Neanderthal bone fragment found in Denisova Cave

Published on April 12th, 2016 | by Admin

A new technique used to determine a species just by looking at it’s bones has identified a Neanderthal bone in Russian Denisova Cave. On discovering that one 2.5 cm-long piece of bone had a clear human ... Read More