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HENRY VIII's warship, the Mary Rose, was at the centre of an incredible breakthrough almost 500 years after it sank, which could help explain the mystery of its final moments. Uk History, European History, Youtube Trending, Elizabeth Of York, Anne Of Cleves, Catherine Of Aragon, Tudor Era, Archaeology News, Henry Viii

Henry VIII mystery unravelled with ‘critical’ breakthrough in solving 'Britain’s Pompeii'

HENRY VIII's warship, the Mary Rose, was at the centre of an incredible breakthrough almost 500 years after it sank, which could help explain the mystery of its final moments.

The general landscape of the Iberian Peninsula in 300 BC consisted of a variety of communities that included the Celts, the Iberians, the C. European History, Ancient History, Paleolithic Art, Punic Wars, Ancient Tomb, Archaeology News, Ancient Buildings, Animal Bones, Red Arrow

Tombs of Iberian prince and 24 aristocrats unearthed in Spain

The general landscape of the Iberian Peninsula in 300 BC consisted of a variety of communities that included the Celts, the Iberians, the Celtiberians and the Lusitanians, while the two main powers of Rome and Carthage fought each other to the death on their turf. Tomb of an Iberian prince found in Alarcos [Credit: UCLM] The Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca invaded Iberia in 235 BC, laying waste to the various communities that he came across. Finally, these groups banded together and…

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French officials stumped by ancient stone message, offer reward to decipher its meaning

Located just outside a small village in Brittany, the stone is only visible at low tide and carries a mysterious message.

The remains of British explorer Matthew Flinders, who led the first expedition to sail entirely around Australia, have been found beneath a London train station. Euston Station, Old Cemeteries, Australia Day, European History, Train Station, Archaeology, 19th Century, British, Construction

Explorer’s 'lost' remains found near London station after 200 years

Who was Captain Matthew Flinders? All you need to know

Why a Medieval Woman Had Lapis Lazuli Hidden in Her Teeth: An analysis of dental plaque illuminates the forgotten history of female scribes Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Times, Illuminated Manuscript, Religious Text, Religious Books, Blue Pigment, Plate Tectonics, Blues Clues

Rare blue pigment found in medieval woman's teeth rewrites history | CNN

The discovery of a rare, expensive blue pigment in the dental plaque of a medieval woman's skeleton is shedding light on hidden chapter of history, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances.

Visit BBC News for up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories. BBC News provides trusted World and UK news as well as local and . Communication Interculturelle, Cuba History, Art History, Tb Joshua, News Logo, John Kerry, Thinking Day, Image Caption, Uk News

DNA confirms cause of 1665 London's Great Plague

DNA testing has for the first time confirmed the identity of the bacteria behind the Great Plague of London.

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Royal palace discovered in area believed to be birthplace of King Arthur

A royal palace has been discovered in the area reputed to be the birthplace of King Arthur.

A ship which was a part of the legendary Vasco da Gama’s Portuguese fleet that reached India has been found close to Al Hallaniyah island, near the coast of Oman. According to the Ministry of He European History, Ancient History, American History, Costa, Archaeology News, World Geography, Shipwreck, Underwater World, 16th Century

Shipwreck Discovered from Explorer Vasco da Gama's Fleet

A 16th–century shipwreck found off an island in Oman is the earliest-known example from Europe's Golden Age of Exploration

Doyou know whats hidden underground near Stonehenge? Stonehenge, Belly Belly, European History, Do You Know What, Earth Science, Universe, Ancient Artifacts, Points, Amazing Architecture

Do you know what’s hidden underground near Stonehenge?

Every year, scientists from around the world find more and more answers to the mysteries of our universe. It only makes the history of our planet even more intricate than before. This time, a great discovery was made in England. British archaeologists have found a so-called second Stonehenge — a rock formation

Underneath the basketball court of a prison in Gloucester, England, is a structure that once housed royalty. Cavs Basketball, Basketball Bracket, Basketball History, Basketball Equipment, Basketball Tickets, Basketball Court, Basketball Uniforms, European History, Ancient History

Archaeologists discover royal castle under prison basketball court

Underneath the basketball court of a prison in Gloucester, England, is a structure that once housed royalty.

Hague letters - Undelivered letters shed light on society Thousands of pieces of correspondence, many still unopened, were stored away by Dutch postmaster and are now being examined by academics Beautiful Handwriting, Mail Art, 17th Century, Archaeology, A Team, Decorative Boxes, Shed, Letters, Dutch

Undelivered letters shed light on 17th-century society

Thousands of pieces of correspondence, many still unopened, were stored away by Dutch postmaster and are now being examined by academics

Archaeologist David Jacques next to the stone age ‘eco home’ in Blick Mead near Stonehenge. Stonehenge, Archaeology News, Archaeological Discoveries, Hunter Gatherer, Ancient Mysteries, Autumn Trees, Ancient History, European History, Prehistoric

Archaeologists discover Mesolithic eco home near Stonehenge

Pit left by fallen tree, lined with cobbles, shows hunter-gatherers’ sophisticated understanding of landscape

Scan of mummified body of Swedish bishop reveals baby hidden in coffin. The mummified body of Bishop Peder Winstrup. European History, Art History, Mummified Body, Creepy Images, Dance Of Death, Most Haunted, Unusual Things, Beautiful Stories, Skull And Bones

Scan of mummified body of Swedish bishop reveals baby hidden in coffin

Scientists find body of five-month-old foetus concealed under feet of 336-year-old body of Bishop Peder Winstrup in Lund cathedral

Mystery Of The Lavau Celtic Prince And The Beautiful Ancient Artifacts Hidden In His Tomb Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Princess Photo, Golden Necklace, Hair Decorations, Iron Age, Effigy, Anglo Saxon, France

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The individual was laid to rest adorned with a heavy gold torque and gold bracelets. © Denis Gliksman, Inrap

Stonehenge is bigger — much, much bigger — than we originally thought. Archaeologists working on the University of Birmingham's Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project made the discovery after mapping the area using sophisticated surveying tools,… Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Underground Map, Site Archéologique, Art Ancien, Spiegel Online, Mystery Of History, Prehistory, Archaeological Site

Archaeologists Have Made An Incredible Discovery At Stonehenge

Using powerful ground-penetrating radar, investigators working around Stonehenge have detected a trove of previously unknown burial mounds, chapels, shrines, pits — and most remarkable of all — a massive megalithic monument made up of more than 50 giant stones buried along a 1,082-foot-long c-shaped enclosure.

French archaeologists uncover 'exceptional' tomb of 350 year old corpse, believed to be noblewoman Louise de Quengo Cemetery Dance, European History, Ancient History, St Joseph, 17th Century, Female Bodies, Preserves, Husband, French

Fully-dressed 17th century noblewoman unearthed in France

A lead coffin housing the remarkably well-preserved body of a 17th century noble woman -- still wearing her shoes and cap -- has been unearthed in the northwestern French city of Rennes.