Early medieval female burial site is ‘most significant ever discovered’ in UK

Archaeologists don’t often bounce with excitement, but the Museum of London archaeology team could hardly contain themselves on Tuesday as they unveiled an “exhilarating” discovery made on the last day of an otherwise barren dig in the spring. “This is the most significant early medieval female burial ever discovered in Britain,” said the leader of the dig, Levente Bence Balázs, almost skipping with elation. “It … Continue reading Early medieval female burial site is ‘most significant ever discovered’ in UK

Mysterious Object Emerges on a Florida Beach

There’s something protruding through the sand at Daytona Beach Shores in Volusia County, Fla., and it’s got local residents and officials buzzing with curiosity. The unknown object was recently discovered by beachgoers and Volusia County Beach Safety, county officials said in a series of statements by email. They said the object was visible in part because of beach erosion caused by Hurricane Nicole, which ripped … Continue reading Mysterious Object Emerges on a Florida Beach

ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER GOLDEN TONGUED MUMMIES IN EGYPT

ARCHAEOLOGISTS FROM THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND ANTIQUITIES HAVE UNCOVERED GOLDEN TONGUED MUMMIES DURING EXCAVATIONS IN THE MENOUFIA GOVERNORATE, EGYPT. The discovery was made during an extension of the research area at the Quweisna necropolis, a burial site that contains hundreds of tombs from different periods in Egypt’s history. Excavations revealed a number of mummies, some of which have a golden tongue or amulet placed … Continue reading ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER GOLDEN TONGUED MUMMIES IN EGYPT

Archaeologists in Norway May Have Found a 700-Year-Old Shipwreck

Archaeologists surveying the bottom of Norway’s largest lake believe they’ve discovered the remains of a 700-year-old ship, the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment announced in a statement earlier this month. Lake Mjøsa, which is situated about 60 miles north of Oslo, has been a busy trade route since at least the Viking Age; more recently, between the 1940s and 1970s, it was a dumping ground for surplus ammunition. Scientists were … Continue reading Archaeologists in Norway May Have Found a 700-Year-Old Shipwreck

Team of Archaeologists discover rare sword from the time of the Kalmar War

A team of archaeologists have unearthed a rare sword that dates back to the time of the Kalmar War. Archaeologists from the Arkeologerna have been excavating a stone cellar in the town of Kalmar, which is in Sweden. The team of researchers theorize that the cellar may have been apart of a medieval farm, which according to ancient contemporary texts, suggests that it may have … Continue reading Team of Archaeologists discover rare sword from the time of the Kalmar War

Rare medieval bone flute unearthed in Kent, southeastern coast of England

Archaeologists from Cotswold Archaeology have unearthed a rare medieval bone flute during excavations in Herne Bay, located in Kent, southeastern coast of England. Archaeologists were excavating the 61-hectare site, south of Hillborough, when they discovered the instrument, known as a ‘fipple flute’.Trenching in 2021 discovered features from the Late Bronze Age and Roman periods, as well as additional evidence of medieval activity. The instrument was … Continue reading Rare medieval bone flute unearthed in Kent, southeastern coast of England

Scientists Are Investigating Signs of Ancient Human Civilization Underwater

An underwater “Stonehenge” stretches for miles under a lake in Europe. “I think it was something with a cultic context,” one researcher theorized. Archaeologists are trying to piece together the mystery of an underwater trail of ancient rock piles, or cairns, that stretch for miles under the shimmering waters of Lake Constance, a glacial lake that lies between Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and which appear … Continue reading Scientists Are Investigating Signs of Ancient Human Civilization Underwater

Italy hails ‘exceptional’ discovery of ancient bronze statues in Tuscany

Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered more than two dozen beautifully preserved bronze statues dating back to ancient Roman times in thermal baths in Tuscany, in what experts are hailing as a sensational find. The statues were discovered in San Casciano dei Bagni, a hilltop town in the Siena province, about 160 kilometers (100 miles) north of Rome, where archaeologists have been exploring the muddy ruins … Continue reading Italy hails ‘exceptional’ discovery of ancient bronze statues in Tuscany

Christian monastery possibly pre-dating Islam found in UAE

An ancient Christian monastery possibly dating as far back as the years before Islam spread across the Arabian Peninsula has been discovered on an island off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, officials announced Thursday. The monastery on Siniyah Island, part of the sand-dune sheikhdom of Umm al-Quwain, sheds new light on the history of early Christianity along the shores of the Persian Gulf. … Continue reading Christian monastery possibly pre-dating Islam found in UAE

‘Necropants’ Made from Dead Man’s Skin are Being Displayed in Iceland Museum

Necropants made from a dead man’s skin dating back to the 17th century are currently being displayed in Iceland. The clothing can be found at the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft in the European country’s Holmavik village. Both ancient civilizations and modern societies employed various crafts to attract good luck, wealth, and prosperity, whether it manifests in the form of tool creation or engaging in … Continue reading ‘Necropants’ Made from Dead Man’s Skin are Being Displayed in Iceland Museum

Ancient mummified child was drugged with psychedelics before ritual sacrifice to gods

THE ancient Nazca society drugged individuals as young as children with psychedelics before sacrificing them in a religious ritual to their Gods, scientists now claim.  A new study to be released in the December 2022 issue of the Journal of Archaeological Science revealed that the ancient Peruivan civilization drugged at least one young child with the hallucinogenic San Pedro Cactus before their death.  The research … Continue reading Ancient mummified child was drugged with psychedelics before ritual sacrifice to gods