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Earliest representation of an Egyptian deity found in Britain

A dig at the abandoned Roman city of Silchester has unearthed a bronze relic of the god of secrecy and silence: Harpocrates. A battered and corroded thumb-sized piece of bronze has turned out to be a unique find, the earliest representation of an Egyptian deity from any site in Britain

15th-century stone relic found in India

A rare 15th-century relic has been found in Kalkeri, India. In an official release, deputy director of archaeology and museums, S K Potnis, said that the stone was rare as it was a memorial to a brave soldier and his wife who laid down her life after a `Sati' (bride burning)