1,800-year-old murdered Roman child found

Published on September 27th, 2010 | by Admin

The 1,800-year-old remains of a murdered Roman child have been found during a dig at Vindolanda fort in Northumberland, England. During a dig at Vindolanda Roman fort, the skeleton of a child, aged between eight and [&hellip... Read More

Bronze Age victim of violence found on Isle of Man

Published on September 24th, 2010 | by Admin

A 3,000-year-old skeleton bearing evidence of a violent demise has been found on the Isle of Man. During excavations at Ronaldsway in 2008, three burial sites and the remains of a village were unearthed. Archaeologists found [&hellip... Read More

King Herod’s royal theatre box found

Published on September 24th, 2010 | by Admin

King Herod’s royal theatre box has been uncovered at Herodium. A royal box built at the upper level of King Herod’s private theater at Herodium has been fully unveiled in recent excavations at the archaeological site, [&hellip... Read More

Sumerian temple found in southern Iraq

Published on September 24th, 2010 | by Admin

A Sumerian temple has been unearthed in the Iraqi province of Dhiqar. The department’s information officer, Abdulzahra al-Talaqani, said a team of French excavators did a short season of digging at al-Rafaai, the district where the [&hellip... Read More

Ancient Viking ale recreated

Published on September 24th, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists have recreated the heather ale drunk by Vikings to boost their ferocity in battle. ‘Bheoir Lochlannachis’ is made from heather and barley; and instead of hops, which only became common in brewing in the 9th [&hellip... Read More

Remains of sacrificed children found in Peru

Published on September 24th, 2010 | by Admin

The remains of seven children, killed as a religious sacrifice, have been fuond in Peru’s Cuzco Valley. The remains of seven children apparently killed in a ritual and buried beneath a 500- to 600-year-old building in [&hellip... Read More

Did JFK really win because he looked better on television?

Published on September 24th, 2010 | by Admin

Slate.com has posted an interesting article regarding how John F. Kennedy won the elections over Richard Nixon. Fifty years ago, on Sept. 26, 1960, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon squared off in the first-ever televised [&hellip... Read More

Face of 5th century Athenian girl reconstructed

Published on September 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

A team of scientists and archaeologists have reconstructed the face of an 11-year-old Athenian girl who lived in the 5th century, using her skull and teeth as a guide. The 11-year-old Athenian girl died of typhoid [&hellip... Read More

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