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Remains from underwater cave in Mexico dated

Human remains found in Mexico's Chan Hol Cave have been dated back at least 11,300 years. A human skeleton that was stolen from an underwater cave in Mexico in 2012 may be one of the oldest ever found in the Americas. Scientists have now put the age of the skeleton at

Preserved head found in Arctic cemetery

The remains of a woman whose heard was remarkably preserved has been found in the Arctic. This haunting 12th century woman is a member of an unknown hunting and fishing civilisation that held sway in the far north of Siberia - with surprising links to Persia. Accidentlally mummified and probably aged around

Human remains found at Canaanite city

Human remains have been found at the Canaanite site of Gezer in Israel. “The heavy destruction suggests that the Egyptian pharaoh encountered much resistance from the Gezerites," remarks Professor Steven Ortiz of the Tandy Institute for Archaeology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, who is directing the excavations together with Dr. Sam

12,000-year-old remains analyzed in Mexico

The 12,000-year-old remains of a girl recovered from an underwater cave in Mexico has undergone new analysis by a team of researchers. The bones show that the girl, whom researchers nicknamed Naia, is likely to have travelled long distances on foot, but didn’t carry much on her journeys. The skeleton also

Jar of human remains found in Turkey

A 15-inch tall intact jar has been found in Turkey that researchers believe may contain burned human remains. Teams from the Milas Museum in Mu?la province started excavations at the construction site located on ?smet Pa?a district after the discovery of ancient ruins. They found the 40 centimeter jar two meters below

Remains of pilgrim found at Medieval leprosy hospital

The remains of a Christian pilgrim have been found at the medieval cemetery at St. Mary Magdalen leprosarium in Winchester, England. The pilgrim's burial was excavated as part of a larger, eight-year-long archaeological project focusing on the leprosarium of St Mary Magdalen. Over 100 individual burials were discovered at this site,

25 medieval skeletons found at the University of Cambridge

More than 25 skeletons have been found on the grounds of the University of Cambridge in an area that used to be home to an Augustinian friary found in 1290. He said: "The bones are really perfectly preserved apart from where early 20th Century foundations have chopped through them so in

16th-century remains found in FLorida

Human remains, believed to belong to settlers to arrived in Florida in the 16th century, have been found in St. Augustine, Florida. Halbirt said the remains buried underneath Charlotte Street near King Street could date back to the 1500s. “The possibility exists that some of the original settlers here in St. Augustine