‘Santa’s finger bone’ and ‘Christ’s crib’ among medieval treasures given to English monastery

'Santa's finger bone' and 'Christ's crib' among medieval treasures given to English monastery

The connections between Christmas today and an English monastery were shown in a medieval document. The document is a list of relics issued by, among others, two English monarchs to Battle Abbey. Perhaps the most interesting thing in the collection was the bone of St. Nicholas ‘ or Santa. English Heritage, which manages hundreds of historic sites in England, including Battle Abbey in Sussex, confirmed the find This was once a prosperous Middle Age monastery before it […]

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Ancient ‘Lost City’ of Khmer Empire Rediscovered Hidden Under The Cambodian Jungle

Ancient 'Lost City' of Khmer Empire Rediscovered Hidden Under The Cambodian Jungle

Ancient ‘Lost City’ of Khmer Empire Rediscovered Hidden Under The Cambodian Jungle The Mahendraparvata of ancient Cambodia, one of the first Angkorian capital cities of the Khmer Empire of the 9th to 15th centuries, was finally located in Cambodia, northeast of Angkor Wat. Previously, archeological evidence of this lost city was restricted to a few relatively isolated shrines, but airborne […]

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Archaeologists in Croatia have unearthed a 1,800-year-old fossil of a Roman chariot and two horses

Archaeologists in Croatia have unearthed a 1,800-year-old fossil of a Roman chariot and two horses

Archaeologists in Croatia have unearthed a 1,800-year-old fossil of a Roman chariot and two horses A team of archaeologists working in Croatia have found an ancient Roman chariot buried together with two horses in ritual fashion The fossilized remains were found in a large burial chamber which belonged to an ‘ extremely wealthy family ‘ alongside the carriage that the […]

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Chinese Boy Obsessed with Science Discovers 66-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Eggs While Playing

Chinese Boy Obsessed with Science Discovers 66-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Eggs While Playing

Chinese Boy Obsessed with Science Discovers 66-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Eggs While Playing The Beijing Youth Daily reported that a 9-year-old primary school student from Heyuan, Guangdong province of South China, accidentally discovered what he suspected of being a fossil dinosaur egg while playing on downtown riverbank with his mom Later, the mom of the boy, Li Xiaofang, approached the local museum […]

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