Left: Archaeologists at the Pictish King's Seat Hillfort last year. Right top: A fragment of Anglo-Saxon drinking vessel. Right bottom: A decorated spindle whorl, which was used in textile production.       Source: AOC Archaeology Ltd / Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 23:03

Archaeologists digging at an ancient Pictish hillfort, near Dunkeld in Scotland, prove it was an important power center for an elite class.

Dennis Piechota (from left), Adam Middleton, and Joe Green work on the ancient Egyptian coffin of Ankh-Khonsu with a team at the Semitic Museum. Source: Kris Snibbe / Harvard Gazette.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 17:55

Experts at Harvard University in the United States have made an astonishing discovery in a 3,000 year-old Egyptian coffin. They have found a painted image of an ancient deity inside a casket. 

Mass grave of victims of the Black Death discovered at Thornton Abbey. Source: Sved Oliver / Adobe Stock.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:01

The Black Death was one of the greatest disasters in recorded history. New discoveries in a medieval hospital burial ground are revealing new insights into its impact on rural England. 

Shanidar Cave; insert - excavations of the new Neanderthal remains. Source: Hardscarf / CC BY-SA 4.0; R. Lane / Antiquity Publications Ltd.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:01

New Neanderthal remains have been uncovered at a famous Palaeolithic site in Iraq. They are from the Shanidar Cave site which is famous for providing remarkable insights into the Neanderthals.

Plymouth Rock covered in graffiti.    Source: WCVB Viewer
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 22:16

One of America’s most revered and important landmarks has been defaced by vandals. Plymouth Rock was spray-painted with graffiti by so far unknown perpetrators. The monument was badly defaced

The system of Nadi Shastra start from the thumb fingerprint. Right thumb for the man and left for woman. Then the Brahmins find 108 points to correlate with the palm leaf scripts for the destiny reading. (Image: Courtesy: Enrico Baccarini)
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 19:45

A fascinating and incredible mystery is linked to ancient India, a journey into the remote past of a land that still has to reveal to the whole of humanity many of its 'stories' and its wonders.