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Prehistoric arrowhead found in school garden

Published on January 18th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

An ancient stone arrowhead has been found in the garden of a ruined schoolhouse in Scotland. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (Guard) said it may have been dropped by a hunter. It added that it may ... Read More


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Did Howard Carter steal from King Tut’s tomb?

Published on January 18th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

Objects found in many museums today have been found to have belonged to Tutankhamun’s treasures, prompting some to speculate that Howard Carter illegally smuggled them out of the country. The most recent example is a small ... Read More


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Medieval defenses unearthed at Edinburgh Castle

Published on January 18th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

Medieval walls, and the foundations of a military spur, which formed part of the outer defenses at Edinburgh Castle have been unearthed. The defences, which date from at least the 16th Century, were discovered by archaeologists ... Read More


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Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for auction

Published on January 18th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

A cigar butt which Winston Churchill stubbed out in 1941 is expected to fetch nearly $500 at auction. The 4in long stub was left by the Prime Minister before he dashed off for a Cabinet meeting ... Read More


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Mummy’s mysterious packet not an offering to the gods

Published on January 15th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

Imaging performed on an Egyptian mummy with a mysterious packet inside of her has revealed that it was not an offering to the gods as had been hypothisized. Previous tests led to speculation that the packet ... Read More


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Oliver Stone says Adolf Hitler is ‘easy scapegoat’

Published on January 15th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

Director Oliver Stone is facing a backlash after suggesting that Hitler was made an “easy scapegoat” by history. Stone, who has previously been accused of promoting conspiracy theories and glorifying violence in his films, has made ... Read More


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Shipworms threatens maritime treasures

Published on January 15th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

Temperature changes in the Baltic Sea has allowed shipworms to move in, threatening to destroy underwater archaeological sites in ten years. The shipworm is capable of completely destroying large maritime archaeological finds in only 10 years, ... Read More