Ancient Egyptian papyrus found in Irish bog

Published on September 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Fragments of Egyptian papyrus has been found in the leather cover of an ancient psalter unearthed in a bog in Ireland. The papyrus in the lining of the Egyptian-style leather cover of the 1,200-year-old manuscript, “potentially [&hellip... Read More


Saxon boat found in Norfolk river

Published on September 20th, 2010 | by Admin

A Saxon boat, hollowed out by hand, has been found at the bottom of the River Ant in Norfolk. Five animal skulls were found near the boat, which has been taken to York for treatment to [&hellip... Read More


37 Iron Age tombs found in Greece

Published on September 20th, 2010 | by Admin

37 tombs dating back to the Iron Age have been found near the ancient Macedonian capital of Pellas. Discoveries at the site included a bronze helmet with a gold mouthplate, with weapons and jewellery, in the [&hellip... Read More


How Pompeii was found

Published on September 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Neatorama has posted a neat story about how the Roman city of Pompeii was found and ultimately preserved. Crouching, crawling, and clinging to loved ones, the people were buried by ash, which perfectly preserved their positions [&hellip... Read More


…And we’re back!

Published on September 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Hi all, Thanks for your patience while I’ve been away on my honeymoon, exploring Mayan ruins in Mexico. I’m please to report that I am now back, well-rested, and married! History news posts will resume today, [&hellip... Read More


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