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Colon-cancer gene found in 18th-century mummy

Analysis of a Hungarian mummy from the 18th century has found that he had a genetic predisposition to colorectal cancer. he modern plagues of obesity, physical inactivity and processed food have been definitively established as modern causes of colon cancer. Researchers have also associated a mutation of the Adenomatous polyposis coli

Tomb of Suleiman the Magnificent found in Hungary

What may be the tomb of sultan Suleiman the Magnificent has been found in Hungary. We have also thoroughly examined the surroundings of the shrine church of Virgin Mary the Protectress, located approximately 400 metres to the southwest from the current location of Turbékpuszta. A memorial plaque worded in Hungarian and

Medieval shipwreck found in Danube River

Archaeologists in Hungary have found an intact medieval ship in the Danube River. "Only a few river ships of this kind have been found in Europe," Attila J. Tóth, associate of the National Office of Cultural Heritage, told Discovery News. The ship most likely sank because of an accident. "River navigation was dangerous.

Bronze Age settlement found in Hungary

A Bronze Age settlement and Samartian burial ground has been uncovered at a construction site in Hungary. Several thousand metal objects, Roman bronze, silver and golden coins, and jewellery were excavated by archaeologists in the Oros district of the city, said the head of the excavation. One old pot contained as

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,

Gold sheets for the dead found in Hungary

Gold sheets used to cover the eyes and mouths of the dead have been found in a grave in southern Hungary. Archaeologists have discovered rare gold objects from the time Hungarian tribes first arrived in the Carpathian basin, near Szeged, the head of the excavation told MTI on Monday. Tibor Paluch, archaeologist

Archaeologists discover the real Count Dracula’s cellar

Archaeologists in southern Hungary have found a cellar they believe may have belonged to Vlad III Tepes, better known as Dracula. Tamás Fedeles, tutor of medieval and early modern history at Pécs University said his research showed that Vlad III Tepes alias ”Dracula,” lived in a two-story town house on what

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