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Remains of girl murdered by Roman soldiers found

The remains of a girl stabbed in the head by a Roman sword has been found in Kent, England. Dr Wilkinson said that she had been between 16 and 20 years old when she was killed, and her bones suggested that she had been in good health. He also believes the body

Remains of 2,000-year-old dog found guarding treasure

The skeleton of a guard dog buried 2,000 years ago to guard a horde of coins has been found in England. Archaeologists have pieced together the remains of a 2,000-year-old guard dog whose spirit is believed to have protected a hoard of treasure. The skeleton, which is about the same size as

8,000-year-old remains found in Bulgaria

An 8,000-year-old skeleton of a young boy has been unearthed at a construction site in Bulgaria. The remains were found while land was being cleared for the construction of the Maritsa motorway, en route to Turkey, near the village of Kroum, municipality of Dimitrovgrad. Experts say that the skeleton, was

Skeleton found protruding from cliff in Cyprus

A skeleton has been found protruding from a cliff in Cyprus. Experts believe the skeleton came to the surface due to years of erosion from the sea. The discovery is reminiscent of three skeletons found embracing in the same area back in the 1980s, the likely victims of a strong

Skeleton found at oldest hospital in Iceland

The skeleton of a person who suffered from Paget's disease has been unearthed at Skriduklaustur in Iceland. “We know now that a hospital was operated in the monastery from 1490 to 1550, which makes it the oldest hospital in Iceland,” Kristjánsdóttir said. “It wasn’t known that the monasteries were involved

Headless man’s tomb found under Mayan torture mural

The body of a headless man has been unearthed in an ancient Mayan chamber which is adourned with paintings depicting various acts of torture. Found under the Temple of Murals at the Maya site of Bonampak, the man was either a captive warrior who was sacrificed—perhaps one of the

Sea dog from the Mary Rose goes on display

The skeleton of a mongrel who went down with the Mary Rose on July 19, 1545 has been pieced together. The dog, now preserved as an almost complete canine skeleton, acquired the nickname Hatch after divers discovered her remains near the sliding hatch door of the Mary Rose’s carpenter’s

Prehistoric human remains found in Malaysian cave

The skeletal remains of a youth who died 8,000-11,000 year ago have been found in a cave in Malaysia. The bones were found in the Bewah Cave near Kenyir Lake in the northeastern state of Terengganu in November. DNA samples had been sent to the United States for radiocarbon dating with results