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4,000-year-old ritual site found in Poland

Published on October 8th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A ritual site dating back 4,000 years has been found on a hilltop in Poland. The discovery was made on a sands and gravels elevation covered with oaks, formed as a result of a moving glacier. ... Read More


Vascular imprints found inside Egyptian mummy’s skull

Published on October 8th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The imprints of blood vessels have been found inside the skull of a Egyptian mummy found in the Kom al-Ahmar/Sharuna necropolis. An ancient Egyptian mummy is sparking new questions among archaeologists, because it has one very ... Read More


Medieval Friary excavation unearths human remains

Published on October 7th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in Scotland at working to excavate the remains of a medieval friary that was destroyed during the Reformation in 1559. Archaeologists say it is unclear if the skeletal parts of the individual, discovered opposite Stirling ... Read More

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Hoard of Roman coins unearthed in England

Published on October 7th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

An amateur metal detectorist has uncovered one of the largest hoards of coins found in Britain. Laurence Egerton, 51, a semi-retired builder from East Devon, discovered two ancient coins “the size of a thumbnail” buried near ... Read More

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Luxury artifacts uncovered at Roman camp in Bulgaria

Published on October 6th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Hundreds of artifacts ranging from coins to objects made out of antlers have been found at the site of a Roman camp in Bulgaria. “The building was very luxuriously equipped. Although the area was rebuilt several ... Read More


Music chamber found in ancient city in Turkey

Published on October 6th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working at the ancient city of Isos have discovered a 5,000-year-old music chamber. Isos is mentioned in history books as a trade city and was a multicultural city where the Roman, Byzantine, late Hittite, Persian ... Read More

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Cremation burials with rare artifacts uncovered in Poland

Published on October 3rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

100 cremation burials dating back between the 6th-7th centuries A.D. have been found in Burdag, Poland. The large number of finds surprised the scientists. They included bronze and silver ornaments, costume pieces, such as fibulas, pendants, ... Read More


Frescoes restored at home of Emperor Augustus

Published on October 2nd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A project to restore the frescoes at Palatine Hill is now complete after years of restoration work. Lavishly frescoed rooms in the houses of the Roman Emperor Augustus and his wife Livia are opening for the ... Read More

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