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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


Roman gums were healthier than ours

November 11th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A team of archaeologists have determined that people living in Romain Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants. A


Northern Britain’s oldest remains

September 23rd, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

A 10,000-year-old fragment of a human leg bone found in Cumbria are Northern Britain’s oldest remains yet found. Liverpool John


The oldest rock art in Britain

July 17th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

A carving of a reindeer has been identified as the oldest known rock art in Britain. The image in Cathole