Monday, January 26, 2015

Archaeologists Analyze Medical Items from Blackbeard's Flagship

Archaeologists are analyzing medical items recovered from Blackbeard's flagship - the Queen Anne's Revenge.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Mummy Mask may Reveal Oldest Known Gospel

A papyrus from a mummy mask contains a fragment of the Gospel of Mark that researchers believes was written before the year 90.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Roman Fort in Britain Aligned with Light of Solstice Sun

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.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Backwards = Forwards: 1,500 Amulet with Palindrome Inscription Discovered in Cyprus

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.