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1,000 human bones found in Stone Age chamber

Over a thousand human bones have been found in a burial chamber in Orkney. Team leader Dan Lee, projects officer with the Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (Orca), said: "To find 1,000 human bones, and possibly as many as 2,000 - there are still layers and parts of the cell to

Hellenistic-era burial chamber found in Syria

A burial chamber dating back to the Hellenistic period has been unearthed in Apamea, Syria. The burial chamber, which was discovered during maintenance work in the historic city of Apamea, contains 6 graves dug into the earth, one of which contains pottery fragments from a cone-shaped burial urn. [tweetmeme][Full story] Story: SANA |