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Archaeologists excavating in at the famous Boxgrove site in England have identified horse bone tools, the earliest bone tools ever discovered in the history of European archaeology. There are scraping marks due to the way the tool was
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 02:02

Every doctor, physician and nutritionist who has ever donned a white coat would agree that, to a great extent, we humans really are what we eat. But over recent years, with advances in scanning technologies

Known to all and feared by many, the Curonians were famed for their prowess in battle, strong warrior culture, and an infamous reputation of raiding and plundering their neighboring shores. Source: destillat / Adobe Stock
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 01:59

The modern Baltic nations of Latvia and Lithuania owe a lot to their fierce and rich history. The fearsome tribes of Balts – close cousins to the neighboring Slavs – carved for themselves a small nook on the shores of the Baltic Sea

The Oxford Archaeology East team sat inside the lime kiln.    Source: Oxford Archaeology East
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 23:02

The remains of a Roman period industrial complex has been uncovered by archaeologists in England, and includes kilns for making lime, mortar and pottery, and this discovery represents a detailed picture of what life was like for working class folk in the Roman outpost of Britannia.

Fingal's Cave, Staffa Island, Scotland
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 22:00

Fingal’s Cave is a natural feature located on the island of Staffa, in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland. During the 18th century, Staffa was inhabited by 16 people.

Burning of a heretic by Sassetta (1423) Melburn Museum(Public Domain)
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 20:42

"Penitenzàgite! (Do penance)", shouted Gherardo Segarelli, a young and eccentric peasant, with flaming, hallucinated eyes and a long beard, as he wandered barefoot, wrapped only in a cloak, in the streets of Parma, Italy in 1260. 

Medieval sword drawn from Lednica Lake, Poland     Source: Nicolaus Copernicus University
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 18:28

Polish archaeologists have found a rare medieval sword and other artifacts from the period at the bottom of a lake in Poland. This important artifact has been dated and is over 1000 years old. 

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Hoard of 5,000 Anglo Saxon coins

Hoard of 5,000 Anglo Saxon coins worth over $1.5 million discovered by metal detectorists on Christmas dig

Amateur treasure hunters struck it rich when they unearthed a massive hoard of more than 5,000 silver coins during a Christmas gathering on farmland near Lenborough in Buckinghamshire, England. The...

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