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