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1,700-year-old grave found in Austria

A gravesite dating back 1,700 years has been unearthed during railroad construction in Carinthia, Austria. A sarcophagus containing the bodies of two individuals has been found in Azerbaijan. "An ancient monument dating back to the 4th-10th centuries was found in the Boyuk Dakhna village," head of the Archaeology and Ethnography Institute’s Sheki-Gah-Oguz

Texas Ranger Jim Coryell’s grave found

Archaeologists believe they may have found the final resting place of Texas Ranger Jim Coryell who was killed by Caddo Indians in 1837 and buried in an unmarked grave. In May 1837, when the Republic of Texas was young and Austin had not been founded, Jim Coryell and two friends

Human remains found on North Carolina golf course

Archaeologists have been called in to examine human remains, dating back to the late 1800s, which were found during renovations on a golf course on Bald Head Island. A local anthropologist who conducted a preliminary examination of the bones said they belonged to an adult man who was buried in the

2,000-year-old tomb in Jerusalem contains first known case of leprosy

A first-century tomb found near the Old City in Jerusalem contains the first known case of leprosy. The man was buried in a shroud made up of a simple two-way weave, which is nothing like the complex weave of the Turin shroud, making it further evidence that it is a

4th-century Roman burial found in Budapest

A Roman grave dating to the last period of Roman rule has been found in Hungary. Archaeologist Gabor Lassanyi told that the grave had been dated based on a bone comb it contained. The comb, made with three components fastened together by way of small iron thuds and decorated with geometric motifs,

1,800-year-old grave found in Vietnam

A, 1,800-year-old grave has been unearthed in the city of Hai Phong, Vietnam. The grave was discovered at depth of more than five meters underground while a construction crew dug on the side of the Thanh Den Mountain to enlarge the Tan Phu Xuan Cement Factory. The grave was made of ironwood

The grave of Charles Dickinson

An archaeologists in Tennessee beleives he has found the grave of Charles Dickinson, who was killed by Andrew Jackson during a duel in 1806. "History sort of turned at that duel, and it should have gone the other way; Jackson should have been killed. Dickinson was a much better shot," said

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