Amputation Found to be Elite Punishment in 550 BC
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by Nathan Falde
1h ago
A team of researchers recently completed a study into the origins of two ancient skeletons from China that were both missing parts of their lower leg at the time they were buried. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Ancient Traditions Read Later  ..read more
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Exploring The Pantheon of Agrippa (Video)
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by Robbie Mitchell
1h ago
The Pantheon of Agrippa, erected in 25 BC during Marcus Agrippa's consulship, exemplifies ancient Roman architectural ingenuity. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe Videos History Read Later  ..read more
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Medieval Weapons Chest Amongst Spoils in Sunken Warship
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by ancient-origins
4h ago
New insights into warship combat platforms and a unique late medieval weapon chest have been discovered in studies of the Danish flagship Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  ..read more
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Viking Blots, Beserkers and Barbaric Blood Eagles
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by ashley cowie
6h ago
Famed for their ruthless fighting skills and brave exploring little is written about Viking religion and their day to day ritual practices which were arguably a more central component in Norse cultures than warring. Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later  ..read more
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King Cerdic of Wessex’s Burial Site Claimed to be Found!
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by Sahir
6h ago
More than a millennium after its mention in an ancient royal charter, the possible final resting place of Wessex founder Cerdic has come to light. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Famous People Read Later  ..read more
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Bronze Age German Grave was Built to Hold a “Zombie”
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by Nathan Falde
1d ago
There’s always something new in archaeology, it would seem. In an unexpected development, archaeologists performing excavations in eastern Germany Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Myths & Legends Europe Read Later  ..read more
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Fascinating Fats About the Hellenistic Age (Video)
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by Robbie Mitchell
1d ago
The Hellenistic Age, spanning from 336 to 31 BC, emerged in the wake of Alexander the Great's conquests, which disseminated Greek culture across Europe Read more Section:  News Videos History Read Later  ..read more
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Stonehenge May be Aligned with the Moon, Too
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by Sahir
1d ago
A team of experts and organizations, including the Royal Astronomical Society, think they have found something unexpected. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  ..read more
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Henry IV: Crown, Conflict, Consequence
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by Robbie Mitchell
1d ago
Henry IV of England, reigning from 1399 to 1413, stands as a figure of intrigue amidst the tumultuous tapestry of English history. His ascent to the throne Read more Section:  News History Famous People Read Later  ..read more
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2nd Century Colonnaded Roman Road Unearthed in Turkey
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by Nathan Falde
2d ago
During recent excavations along Turkey’s southwestern Mediterranean coastline in the city of Antalya, archaeologists have found something big.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  ..read more
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