Mummy bones found in an Egyptian tomb in Aswan and Saqqara necropolis have been analyzed. Source: Ministry of Antiquities.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 02:03

Experiments at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are casting a new light on Egyptian soil and ancient mummified bone samples that could provide a richer understanding of daily life and environmental conditions thousands of years ago.

Underwater archaeologists discovered the sunken Swedish 17th century warship. Source: Gordon Milligan / CC BY 2.0
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 22:57

Marine archaeologists have discovered two well-preserved 17th century warships off the coast of Stockholm in Sweden. Last Tuesday Stockholm’s Vrak Museum of Wrecks announced in a press release that Swedish maritime archaeologists have discovered two shipwrecks believed to be 17th century warships

Roman spa. Source: araraadt / Adobe Stock.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 18:55

In the world of today, a spa is generally understood to mean a health resort, a place where people visit in order to rejuvenate their body, mind, and spirit.

Posthumous portrait of Queen Isabella I of Castile.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 18:01

Isabella I was a Queen of Castile and León who lived between the middle of the 15th and the beginning of the 16th centuries. Her reign is notable for a number of important events, including the completion of the Reconquista, the establishment of the Spanish Inquisition, and Christopher Columbus’ 1492 voyage, which the monarch supported and financed.

Medieval battle reenactor defended his home using an ancient battle ax. Source: alexmina / Adobe Stock.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 13:57

A US burglar learned a stinging lesson taught by a weapons collector with a huge ax. A convicted criminal learned ‘another’ hard lesson while breaking into the home of a weapons collector when he was chopped with a sharpened battle ax. 

The Ruins of Taormina Theater, Sicily (romas_ph / Adobe Stock)
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 01:57

Sicily is the most famous triangle in the middle of the Mediterranean. But unlike Bermuda, nothing disappears here - it’s actually where many things and people have been gathered.