Genetic secrets of early medieval warriors revealed from German burial site

Genetic secrets of early medieval warriors revealed from German burial site

Genetic secrets of early medieval warriors revealed from German burial site A dozen lavish medieval graves holding the remains of Thirteen people have finally spilled their genetic secrets, now that analysts have constructed a family tree of the people buried there. Researchers were the first who found the early medieval burials — which hold the bodies of Ten adults and three infants […]

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14th-Century Medieval Black Death skeletons unearthed by Crossrail project in London

14th-Century Medieval Black Death skeletons unearthed by Crossrail project in London

14th-Century Medieval Black Death skeletons unearthed by Crossrail project in London A railway construction project in central London has turned up the skeletons of 13 casualties of the Black Death. The find is a reminder of how much history sits underneath urbanized areas in the United Kingdom. Archaeologists in Leicester announced that they’d found the bones of the lost monarch Richard III underneath a […]

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Inside Adolf Hitler’s secret underground tunnels ‘where Nazis tested new weapons in the final days of World War II’

Inside Adolf Hitler’s secret underground tunnels ‘where Nazis tested new weapons in the final days of World War II’

Underground Nazi weapon factory discovered by the Allies was one of the most extraordinary finds of World War II On the morning of April 11, 1945, the American 3rd Armored division and the 104th Infantry Divisions found a hidden Nazi underground factory. It was one of the most extraordinary finds of World War II. The factory was called Mittelwerk, and […]

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Archaeologists Discovered vast medieval Buildings buried under prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum, England

Archaeologists Discovered vast medieval Buildings buried under prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum, England

Archaeologists in southern England have found what may be one of the largest medieval royal palaces ever found – buried under the ground inside a vast prehistoric fortress. The probable 12th-century castle was discovered by archaeologists, using geophysical ground-penetrating ‘x-ray’ technology to map a long-vanished medieval city which has lain under grass on the site for more than 700 years. Situated […]

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Archaeologist Found Medieval Mass Grave discovered in beneath Paris supermarket

Archaeologist Found Medieval Mass Grave discovered in beneath Paris supermarket

PARIS — Past the racks of hair accessories on the ground floor of the Monoprix supermarket on the corner of the Rue Réaumur and the Boulevard de Sébastopol in the 2nd Arrondissement, there is a door marked staff only. Slip through that passageway and turn left down a spiraling metal staircase into the cellar. Past pallets of juice and soft drink bottles, down […]

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3,000-Year-Old Child Footprints Found at Site of Ancient Egyptian Palace

3,000-Year-Old Child Footprints Found at Site of Ancient Egyptian Palace

3,000-Year-Old Child Footprints Found at Site of Ancient Egyptian Palace When we think about ancient Egyptian houses of worship, entombed pharaohs and the nobility – and perhaps the slaves who built the temples – often remember themselves as the main inhabitants of the buildings. But archeological finds from a recent excavation show that children have also been placed on foot […]

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Medieval coins worth more than £1 MILLION found buried in England

Medieval coins worth more than £1 MILLION found buried in England

Medieval coins worth more than £1 MILLION found buried in England A hoard of Medieval coins worth more than £1 MILLION has been discovered buried in a bucket in a farmer’s field. Amateur treasure hunters armed with metal detectors uncovered the rare Anglo Saxon coins near Aylesbury, Bucks., during a Christmas dig. The stunning find is one of the most significant in Britain in […]

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Weird Archaeological Found: Renaissance couple had hearts buried with each other

Weird Archaeological Found: Renaissance couple had hearts buried with each other

Romance continues – even when you’re dead. Researchers have found a Renaissance man had his heart removed after he died and buried with his beloved wife.  Toussaint de Perrien, who passed on 30 August 1649 had his heart put in an urn and buried with his wife – who was laid to rest 125 miles away. The body of his wife, Louise de Quengo, had […]

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Ancient ruins of Pompeii ‘hiding 10 unexploded WW2 bombs’ dropped during Allied invasion of Italy

Ancient ruins of Pompeii ‘hiding 10 unexploded WW2 bombs’ dropped during Allied invasion of Italy

Ancient ruins of Pompeii ‘hiding 10 unexploded WW2 bombs’ dropped during Allied invasion of Italy Every now and again, real-life archaeology sounds a little like an Indiana Jones movie. Allied bombers dropped 165 bombs on the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. In the latest discovery of dormant bombs in Europe, at least 10 unexploded bombs are reportedly still buried underneath […]

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Archaeologist Found America’s first dogs that came from Siberia, disappeared after European contact

Archaeologist Found America’s first dogs that came from Siberia, disappeared after European contact

Archaeologist Found America’s first dogs that came from Siberia, disappeared after European contact A study reported in the journal Science offers an enhanced view of the origins and ultimate fate of the first dogs in the Americas. The dogs were not domesticated North American wolves, as some have speculated, yet likely followed their human counterparts over a land bridge that once connected North Asia and the Americas, […]

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