Fashion faux pas: Romans wore socks with sandals

Published on August 26th, 2010 | by Admin

Evidence found at a Roman industrial estate in North Yorkshire suggests that legionnaires wore socks with sandals.   Rust on a nail from a Roman sandal found in newly discovered ruins in North Yorkshire appears to [&hellip... Read More


Roman industrial estate found in North Yorkshire

Published on August 26th, 2010 | by Admin

A Roman industrial estate, which may have been home to a legendary missing legion, has been found in North Yorkshire. The unearthed site includes the remains of a water-powered flour mill used to grind grain and [&hellip... Read More


Ötzi the Iceman may have been buried

Published on August 26th, 2010 | by Admin

Ötzi, the 5,000-year-old iceman found in the Italian Alps may have been buried where he was found. In the new study, researchers produced a detailed map of where the corpse and artefacts were found. Based on [&hellip... Read More


Cao Cao’s tomb is a fake

Published on August 25th, 2010 | by Admin

In December of last year I reported about the discovery of a tomb in China which belonged to Cao Cao, the third century politician and general. Now a newspaper in China is reporting that more than [&hellip... Read More


Ancient Egyptian settlement found in Kharga Oasis

Published on August 25th, 2010 | by Admin

A substantial Egyptian settlement has been found in Kharga Oasis, Egypt. Minister of Culture, Farouk Hosny, announced that the settlement is dated to the Second Intermediate Period (ca.1650-1550 BC) and was discovered during excavation work as [&hellip... Read More


Remains of prehistoric child found in Mexico

Published on August 25th, 2010 | by Admin

The 10,000-year-old remains of a child have been found in an underwater cave in Mexico.   The remains of a prehistoric child were removed from an underwater cave in Mexico four years after divers stumbled upon [&hellip... Read More


Isle of Wight richest source of dinosaur remains

Published on August 25th, 2010 | by Admin

A new study is suggesting that the Isle of Wight is home to the one of the richest sources of “pick’n’mix” dinosaurs remains in the world. Weather conditions 130 million years ago have been suggested as [&hellip... Read More


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