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  1. Earliest Remains of Monks, Who May Have Known King Arthur, Unearthed in England

    ... a nearby cemetery with 50 to 60 bodies in it, The Guardian states. An illustration of Beckery Chapel ( Somerset Routes ) ... burials continued into the early 9 th century, the article states. From historical and archaeological evidence, experts ... findings are the earliest evidence of monasticism in the United Kingdom, Dr. Brunning told The Guardian. “There are ...

    Mark Miller - 06/12/2016 - 00:45

  2. Handless Man Adds Further Intrigue to the Island of the Medieval Porpoise Grave

    ... Archaeologists in the Channel Islands (part of the United Kingdom) made a baffling discovery recently. They ... remarkable discovery. The skeleton was found in varying states of preservation. (Youtube Screenshot ) The mysterious ...

    Ed Whelan - 04/12/2018 - 18:44

  3. Iran’s Heritage Sites Remain Under Threat. What Could We Lose?

    ... The concern is a response to what the president of the United States tweeted on Saturday January 4: ....targeted 52 Iranian ... signed in Geneva and at the Hague. In 2017, the United Nations security council passed unanimously a ...

    ancient-origins - 09/01/2020 - 01:59

  4. Puebloans in Treeless Chaco Canyon Hauled 240,000 Trees over 75 KM for House Construction

    ... for the first time to our knowledge in the southwestern United States and show that 70% of timbers likely originated over 75 ... the Pueblo people lived in a vast area of the Southwestern United States, including Chaco Canyon, from 850 to 1250. ...

    Mark Miller - 08/12/2015 - 21:44

  5. How Columbus, Of All People, Became a National Symbol

    ... by historians until he was resurrected as a symbol of the United States. Christopher Columbus in chains ( public domain ) ... Views of The World's Columbian Exposition After Paris, the United States set out to prove to the world it was the equal ...

    ancient-origins - 08/10/2017 - 13:56

  6. The Strange Story of Daisy of Pless and Her Long Sought After Necklace

    ... William II, the German Emperor and King Edward VII of the United Kingdom. The very strong bond between Daisy and ... a series of memoirs that were widely read in the United Kingdom, the United States, and in Continental Europe. It was a huge scandal and ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 24/01/2016 - 00:59

  7. This Scary Season: Halloween and Paranormal Phenomena Make for Spooky Supernatural Events

    ... began to physically injure us in clear view of others”, states Terry, a 35-year-old wife and mother of two from ... the U.S. might be the one time of the year that both stand united in simply having a good time in the shadow of such ... the festival originated amidst the region now known as the United Kingdom and celebrated the one night each year that ...

    ancient-origins - 13/10/2018 - 18:28

  8. Tooth Fairy Tales: The Strange Origins of the Dental Sprite

    ... out. Belief in the tooth fairy has become so common in the United States that losing belief in her is considered a rite of ... harm? The rituals associated with the tooth fairy in the United States also bear an eerie resemblance to rituals used ...

    Caleb Strom - 10/08/2018 - 22:53

  9. Demise of ancient Rapa Nui civilization linked to European contact

    ... the people. Researchers from Chile, New Zealand, and the United States are doing hydration testing of obsidian artifacts to ... the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America says: “This analysis confirms that ...

    Mark Miller - 22/05/2018 - 22:07

  10. The Adena Giant Revealed: Profile of Prehistoric Mound Builders

    ... view of the Adena Mound, located in Chillicothe, Ohio, United States, northwest of downtown. The type site for the Adena ...

    jason and sarah - 08/12/2015 - 14:53

  11. The Establishment Has Already Acknowledged A Lost Race of Giants - Part 1

    ... the discovery of the Unique Physical Types all over the United States, with a large concentration found in the mounds and ... Bryant and Sydney Howard Gay, A Popular History of the United States, Vol I (1888), p. 24. ( Wikimedia Commons ) ...

    jason and sarah - 23/05/2015 - 14:56

  12. Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago

    ... reached South America in the 19th century penetrating the United States at the beginning of the 20th century with Mexican ... outlawed in Utah in 1915, and by 1931 it was illegal in 29 states. By 1937, the Marijuana Tax Act put cannabis under the ...

    ashley cowie - 22/05/2019 - 22:52

  13. The Very Strange History of the Easter Bunny

    ... – but that’s just not the case. Leviticus 11:6 states that the hare is an unclean animal: “The hare, for ... Indeed, in his 1835 book Deutsche Mythologie, Jacob Grimm states that “the Easter Hare is unintelligible to me, but ... took the custom of the Easter Bunny with them to the United States and, by the end of the 19th century, sweet ...

    ancient-origins - 16/04/2017 - 18:46

  14. St George’s Chapel: A Right British Royal Peculiar

    ... there. St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, United Kingdom. S ource: LAURA /Adobe Stock Founding of St ... the Order’s early history. For instance, one theory states that Edward was inspired by Arthurian legends and ...

    dhwty - 13/01/2020 - 14:00

  15. Legalized Marijuana: Canada Comes Round to the Wisdom of Ages

    ... ( Wikimedia Commons ) Cannabis finally reached the United States at the beginning of the 20th century, arriving in the ... the early 1900's, a number of state and local laws in the United States began prohibiting the use of marijuana.  A ...

    Bryan Hill - 17/10/2018 - 16:54

  16. Roman nanotechnology inspires next-generation holograms for information storage

    ... the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  in 2014, the interference produced by the ... - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America By  April Holloway Roman ...

    aprilholloway - 05/10/2014 - 23:14

  17. The Remarkable Ancient Navigation System of the Marshall Islands

    ... around the island of Rongelap to the north. In 1954, the United States bombed nearby Bikini Atoll with nukes, poisoning ... New York Times Magazine article, written by Kim Tingley, states: Over the next decades, no new ri-metos were ...

    Mark Miller - 03/08/2016 - 03:43

  18. SEEKING SMENKHKARE: Was Nefertiti the Ephemeral One of Amarna? Explore amazing similarities between ancient Egypt and India

    ... by dwelling on different spheres of society in Egypt, the United Kingdom, the United States, and India. This book examines: British excesses in ...

    ancient-origins - 24/07/2020 - 18:32

  19. Evidence of Ancient Megalithic Culture in Massachusetts Revealed For the First Time

    ... the other side of the Atlantic Ocean in the northeastern United States, otherwise known as New England. Mysterious Megalithic ... Works in New England New England is a small set of states about the size of Ireland, in terms of square ...

    Josiah Vigneau - 23/02/2017 - 18:50

  20. Last Survivor of an Amazonian Tribe is Glimpsed

    ... flu. These groups are in the main located in the Brazilian states of Rondonia and Mato Grosso. Genetic studies link ... and Australasia An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States Lost Amazonian Tribes: Why the West Can’t Get Over ...

    Ed Whelan - 24/07/2018 - 13:50

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