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Paleolithic child’s skull found with imprinted image of his brain

A skull found at Calabria's Paleolithic site in Italy has been used to recreate the brain of a 12-year-old boy who lived 17,000 years ago. “The boy was still growing and therefore the bones of his skull were quite soft,” explained Fabio Martini, a professor of ancient history at the University

Radiological scans reveal secrets of the mummies

Researchers from the University of Western Ontario have studied scans of 84 ancient Egyptians mummies from various museums from around the world and have found that mummification practices differed greatly depending on when and where the deceased was being mummified. In an upcoming Journal of Archaeological Science analysis, Wade and his

Submerged medieval town of Dunwich mapped

Researchers have mapped the medieval port town of Dunwich which was submerged by the waters of the Dunwich River in the 15th century. He comments, "Visibility under the water at Dunwich is very poor due to the muddy water. This has limited the exploration of the site. "We have now dived on

Face of 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy reconstructed

A hospital in Barcelona has developed technology which allows archaeologists to reconstructed the faces of Egyptian of a 2,000-year-old mummy. I've looked everywhere for a photo to accompany this story. If you come across any photos, please post the links in A Forum About History and I'll replace the