Browsing the "Bones" Tag

Britain’s oldest cremated remains

April 16th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Cremated bone dating back to the Mesolithic period has been found in southeastern England, making it the oldest cremation in


Bones of Mary Rose sailors analysed

December 23rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Raman spectroscopy has been used to analyze the bones of sailors on Henry VIII’s flagship, the Mary Rose. The sailors’


Ancient human jaw found in Siberia

June 25th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A human jawbone thought to date back 14,000 years has been found at Afontova Mountain in Siberia ahead of bridge