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Left: The ancient medieval fishing basket (‘kype’ / ‘putt’) dating back to the 14th century, which was found buried in silt and clay in the Severn Estuary. Right: This is a representation of what the medieval fishing basket may have looked like. Source: Black Rock Lave Heritage Fishery

Catch of the Day! Medieval Fishing Basket Found in the Severn

Traditional fishermen have made a unique discovery, they have found a medieval fishing basket that is up to 700-years-old stuck in some silt, in a British estuary. It has been preserved in the clay...
High Fashion of Ancient Egypt: The Bead-Net Dress

High Fashion of Ancient Egypt: The Bead-Net Dress

Fashion trends are not just a modern construction. In ancient Egypt, looking fashionable was an important part of everyday life, especially for the elite members of society. One of the high class...