Archaeologists are analyzing medical items recovered from Blackbeard's flagship - the Queen Anne's Revenge.
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Monday, January 5, 2015
A physicist has discovered an alignment between the gateways of the Hardknott Roman fort in Britain and the rising and setting sun during the winter and summer solstices.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 4:24 AM
Thursday, January 1, 2015
An amulet containing a palindrome inscription has been discovered at the ancient city of Nea Paphos in Cyprus. It dates back around 1,500 years and also contains images of the gods Harpocrates and Osiris.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 10:26 AM
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Archaeologists continue to excavate the Roman era cemetery at Fag el-Gamous in Egypt. They believe it contains over one million mummies. There are a number of interesting burials including that of a child and another of a man who is over 7 feet tall.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 5:24 AM
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
An Egyptian coffin with unusual art has been radiocarbon dated to the Persian Period, 2,400 years ago.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 9:33 AM
Monday, December 8, 2014
Archaeologists in China have unearthed a husband and wife tomb containing well preserved clothes with elaborate decorations.
Posted by Owen Jarus at 5:45 AM