300-Year-Old Spanish Shipwreck Holds Million Dollar Treasure

300-Year-Old Spanish Shipwreck Holds Million Dollar Treasure

300-Year-Old Spanish Shipwreck Holds Million Dollar Treasure A salvaged crew came to the jackpot on the east coast of Florida on Saturday, discovering 48 gold coins worth $250,000. The Florida State contractor, Captain Greg Bounds and his crew work for 1715 for the Queens Fleet Jewels, which hold the rights of salvation for the fleet of 11 Spanish ships that sunk off the […]

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2,000-Year-Old Leopard Face Painting Reconstructed From Egyptian Sarcophagus

2,000-Year-Old Leopard Face Painting Reconstructed From Egyptian Sarcophagus

2,000-Year-Old Leopard Face Painting Reconstructed From Egyptian Sarcophagus Excavation of an ancient city of the dead in Aswan, Egypt, recently revealed fragments of a sarcophageal lid that had been decorated with the colorful face of a leopard.  The first image showing a digital reconstruction of the artwork fragment discovered in a necropolis containing 300 tombs dated back to the seventh […]

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Well-Preserved 3,000-Year-Old Pre-Viking Sword Unearthed in Denmark is Still Sharp

Well-Preserved 3,000-Year-Old Pre-Viking Sword Unearthed in Denmark is Still Sharp

Well-Preserved 3,000-Year-Old Pre-Viking Sword Unearthed in Denmark is Still Sharp An ancient sword was found in Denmark by 2 amateur archaeologists in the western part of the large Danish island of Zealand, home to Copenhagen. In the small town of Svebølle, Ernst Christiansen and Lis Therkelsen unearthed the find of a lifetime. It is not totally unheard for people in […]

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Over 1,000 Burials Found at Medieval Cemetery Under Cambridge University

Over 1,000 Burials Found at Medieval Cemetery Under Cambridge University

Over 1,000 Burials Found at Medieval Cemetery Under Cambridge University Lost medieval cemetery found under Cambridge University: The mass cemetery contained around about 1,000 burials, including about 400 complete skeletons. A lost medieval cemetery discovered under Cambridge University contained graves that had been pre-dug in anticipation of winter deaths, archaeologists have Found. The huge graveyard was found during Exavation Under the Old Divinity […]

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Dinosaur DNA Found Remarkably Preserved in 75 Million-Year-Old Fossil

Dinosaur DNA Found Remarkably Preserved in 75 Million Year-Old Fossil

Dinosaur DNA Found Remarkably Preserved in 75 Million-Year-Old Fossil Cartilage cells, chromosomes and DNA were found preserved in the baby duck-billed dinosaur 75 million-year-old fossils, according to a study. Skull fragments of young, nest-bound Hypacrosaurus specimens unarthed in Montana’s US from the ‘ Two Medicine Formation ‘ were analyzed by researchers. These organic material should not historically remain intact for so long […]

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24 carat gold jewellery made 6,600 years ago found at prehistoric settlement in Bulgaria

24 carat gold jewellery made 6,600 years ago found at prehistoric settlement in Bulgaria

24-carat gold jewellery made 6,600 years ago found at prehistoric settlement in Bulgaria Archeologists from the National Archeology Institute of Bulgaria published details of the research carried out in the vicinity of modern-day Provadia and near the existing archeological site of Varna. They had probably located Solnitsata, the oldest city in Europe. The archeological community was amazed by the sophistication […]

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Fascinating history buried deep below St Bride’s Church, London.

Fascinating history buried deep below St Bride’s Church, London.

Fascinating history buried deep below St Bride’s Church, London. Designed by Christopher Wren in the late 17th century, St. Bride’s Church is a familiar part of the London skyline and has long been known as the “journalists’ church,” thanks to its location in the traditional hub of the British newspaper industry. One of its most intriguing features, however, had been completely […]

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World War II: The Battle of Wizna – Around 800 Polish soldiers held off 42,000 Nazi soldiers for three days

World War II: The Battle of Wizna – Around 800 Polish soldiers held off 42,000 Nazi soldiers for three days

World War II: The Battle of Wizna – Around 800 Polish soldiers held off 42,000 Nazi soldiers for three days The “Battle of Wizna” took place between September 7 and September 8. It is often referred to as “the Polish Thermopylae,” a reference to three hundred Spartans, who bravely held off an enormous Persian army in Ancient Greece. Polish historian […]

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