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  1. Stone Age Grave of a Mother and Child is the Oldest Baby Burial in the Netherlands

    Researchers working at an archaeological site in the Netherlands have made a startling Stone Age discovery. They have unearthed the earliest known example of a baby’s grave in the Netherlands. Specifically, archaeologists have found a 6,000-year-old grave of ...

    Alicia McDermott - 01/02/2018 - 13:58

  2. Not Just at The End of Rainbows: 15th Century Pot of Gold Found in a Drain Pipe in the Netherlands

    ... ordinary day at work for employees of a water company in the Netherlands, who earlier this month stumbled upon an earthenware cooking pot ... ordinary day at work for employees of a water company in the Netherlands, who earlier this month stumbled upon an earthenware cooking pot ...

    aprilholloway - 19/03/2018 - 12:55

  3. 500,000-year-old shell engraved by Homo erectus challenges previous beliefs about human ancestors

    ... Pseudodon shells stored in the Naturalis Museum in the Netherlands, which had been gathered in the 1890s at a site known as Trinil on ... a post-doctoral researcher at Leiden University in the Netherlands, and colleagues, have just published a paper on the discovery in ...

    ancient-origins - 04/12/2014 - 00:27

  4. Does this Enigmatic French Counter Provide Evidence for Historic UFO Sightings?

    ... jetons ceased to be used as counters. In France and in the Netherlands this new image of the jeton began about the end of the 16th century. A 1588 jeton from Dordrecht, Netherlands, with a representation of the destruction of the Armada. ( CC ...

    Alicia McDermott - 05/03/2016 - 14:44

  5. Medieval Shipwreck Raised from the Depths for the First Time

    ... date to the 13th century. ( Rijkswaterstaat, the Netherlands ) The archaeologists have dubbed the ship Ijsselkogge ... the Baltic States, Germany, Belgium, and of course, the Netherlands. The members of the league traded outside their own border with ...

    Mark Miller - 18/02/2016 - 00:49

  6. The rare 3,500-year-old ceremonial dagger that was used as a door stop

    ... dirks were found in continental Europe – two from the Netherlands and two from France. All six Bronze Age dirks are so similar in ... in France ( Wikipedia ). Right: Dirk found in the Netherlands ( Wikipedia ). The Rudham Dirk was purchased by ...

    aprilholloway - 24/11/2014 - 01:26

  7. It's not how you play the game, but how the dice were made

    ... These are 14th century medieval dice from the Netherlands recovered during an excavation in the 1990s. Credit: Jelmer ... in dozens of museums and archaeological depots across the Netherlands, Eerkens and his co-author, Alex de Voogt, of the American Museum ...

    ancient-origins - 07/02/2018 - 01:54

  8. World's Oldest Cheese Contender Found in Egyptian Tomb

    ... of Ptahmes in the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden, the Netherlands. ( CC BY-SA 2.0 ) After dissolving the sample, the ...

    ancient-origins - 16/08/2018 - 13:56

  9. Signed, Sealed, and Undelivered: Letters in Trunk Reveal Scandals and Intrigues of 17th Century Lives

    ... A sealed leather trunk stored in a museum in the Netherlands has been opened, and the treasure within was found to be thousands ... reveals the plight of a Dutch opera singer who had left the Netherlands for Paris and learned she was pregnant. She apparently had implored ...

    lizleafloor - 10/11/2015 - 00:50

  10. Santa the Shaman Comes to the New World: The Shapeshifting Magic-Man from the Ancient Past

    In 1626, a ship filled with folks from the Netherlands put into what would later be called New York Harbor and went about ... In 1626, a ship filled with folks from the Netherlands put into what would later be called New York Harbor and went about ...

    jim willis - 10/12/2017 - 13:56

  11. The Almighty Hellburners of Antiquity

    ... be found in John Lothrop Motley’s History of the United Netherlands, 1584 – 1609 . In this account, Motley stated that the ... Books. Motley, J. L., 1860. History of the United Netherlands, 1584-1609. [Online] Available at: ...

    dhwty - 26/03/2016 - 14:23

  12. Scientists Have Almost Completed the Resurrection of Extinct Aurochs and Plan to Reintroduce Them to the Wild

    ... an extinct animal?, you may ask. Scientists in the Netherlands, Belgium, Czech Republic, Romania and Croatia are back-breeding ... Tauros has produced about 300 calves at sites in the Netherlands and Hungary, and other laboratories are producing more of the ...

    ancient-origins - 02/01/2017 - 00:59

  13. The mummified monk inside a Buddha statue

    ... A study on a Chinese Buddha statue carried out in the Netherlands revealed a startling discovery - the statue contains the mummified ... to go on display as part of a mummy-themed exhibit at the Netherlands’ Drents Museum . The statue then visited the  Hungarian ...

    aprilholloway - 07/06/2018 - 02:14

  14. 8000 Years of European Evolution Disclosed by Genome Study

    ... Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. ( Public Domain ) European adults have been ...

    Marilo - 25/11/2015 - 03:49

  15. Did Dutch Invaders Wipe Out Bronze Age Britons During the Construction of Stonehenge?

    ... DNA seems to be very similar to the people who occupied the Netherlands at the time, and they appear to genetically replace the ancient ... people, who have been traced to a region in the modern Netherlands. No evidence of battles have been found in the area, so we don’t ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 22/05/2017 - 13:57

  16. All Dressed Up and Left in the Sea: Retrieving a 400-Year-old Gown of a Double Spy

    ... when a ship was crossing from Dover to Hellevoetsluis in the Netherlands. The vessel was a part of the royal fleet, but the sea didn’t ... are only pieces. The discovery from the waters of the Netherlands is unique because it's very rare to find a complete gown from the ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 04/08/2016 - 00:51

  17. The Moora Mystery: What Happened When a Girl Stepped into the Moor 2,500 Years Ago?

    ... include the Bog Man from Denmark, the Yde Girl from the Netherlands, and others. Ancient Bog Mummies Reveal Secrets of their ... Variety in Funerary Rites and Burial Customs in the Netherlands between C. 600 and 100 BC . Publication no. 0956848. Art History ...

    Kayla Roy - 12/11/2016 - 14:35

  18. How Were They Made? Unlocking the 500-Year-Old Secret to Gothic Miniature Boxwood Carvings

    ... of time, between 1500 and 1530, somewhere in Flanders or the Netherlands. This makes perfect sense if one takes into account how during the ... between four and six different workshops somewhere between Netherlands and Flanders. With estimates that each workshop would need around ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 10/03/2017 - 18:55

  19. The translation of the Gallic faith into the Roman pantheon

    ... corresponds to what is now Belgium, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Western Germany and Northern Italy. Public Domain It ...

    Riley Winters - 11/12/2014 - 10:38

  20. Black Market Bounty: Experts Find Coins Sewn into Clothes at Shipwreck

    ... were not only Dutch coins but also ducats from the Spanish Netherlands. But why were they secreted in clothing in this manner? The answer ... items will eventually be put on public display in the Netherlands. An open weekend on 11-12 August in at the Port of Ramsgate, ...

    Ed Whelan - 30/07/2018 - 22:52

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