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Legendary medieval well found in England

St. Anne's Well, believed to have had legendary healing powers, has been found on private land in northwest England. A Medieval well that was once believed to wash away sins, while healing eye and skin diseases has been recovered in England. Legend has it that the well was also cursed and

800-year-old well found in Vietnam

An 800-year-old brick lined well has been discovered at an archaeological site in Vietnam. The ancient well, which is presumed to be built in the 12th century, has square structure, each side of which is nearly 1m long. It is made of ancient Ch?m bricks, similar to materials used in other

Stone Age well found in Czech Republic

A 7,000-year-old well has been found in the Czech Republic's Central Bohemian Region. Czech archaeologists have revealed the remains of a well that was used more than 7000 years ago, or in the Early Stone Age, and was part of a large settlement, Tomas Chlup, head of the research team, has

19th-century well found in St. Augustine, Florida

A well, house walls and a hearth have been found at the site of the Mill Top Tavern in St. Augustine, Florida. “It’s a coquina stone well. ... It’s a nice little residential well that would have been used by a family,” Halbirt said. Halbirt said the archaeological deposits found on the

19th-century wells found in New Zealand capital

Four wells dating back to the 19th century have been found in Wellington, New Zealand. Several artifacts were found in them, including several porcelain doll's heads. A glass inkwell, several porcelain dolls’ heads, a china elephant with a little girl riding on top and an early ginger beer bottle are among

Roman kilns uncovered in Bulgaria

Four Roman kilns dating back to the 2nd-3rd centuries A.D. have been found in northern Bulgaria. A total of four ovens, or furnaces, for baking pottery and an ancient water well have been discovered by the three teams of archaeologists working on the rescue excavations in the northern Bulgarian town of

5,000-year-old Harappan stepwell found in India

A stepwell, dating back 5,000 years, has been found in Dholavira, one of the largest cities of the Indus Valley civilization. It's rectangular and 73.4m long, 29.3m wide, and 10m deep. Another site, the ornate Rani ki Vav in Patan, called the queen of stepwells, is already on Unesco list. "This is

Etruscan artifacts found in Tuscan well

A collection of artifacts from the Etruscan, Roman and medieval eras have been found at a well at Cetamura del Chianti, in Italy. "One of the Etruscan vessels, actually a wine bucket, is finely tooled and decorated with figurines of the marine monster Skylla," de Grummond said. "Another was adorned with