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The bones of a foetus and a heavily pregnant woman have been found at a city centre church in York.

A huge tomb has been excavated at All Saints church, in York city centre, where the timbers of century trees and pottery fragments have also been found.

Несколько тысячилетий назад в недрах земли был скрыт город Гераклион. Когда ученые обнаружили город, то были очень удивлены невероятной схожестью с древнейшим городом Атлантида.

8 Ruined cities that remain a mystery to this day. Very interesting to read.

An archaeologist works at Portus: scientists inferred levels of lead pollution in the Roman water supply by analysing sediment cores taken from the Trajanic harbour basin. Ancient Rome's tap water heavily contaminated with lead, researchers say. Supply became contaminated as it passed through giant network of lead pipes that distributed water around city, scientists believe.

Ancient Rome's tap water heavily contaminated with lead, researchers say

Mary Ann Bernal: Ancient Rome's tap water heavily contaminated with.

Skeleton of a ‘soldier’ with iron sword, belt, leather and bronze ‘sporran’, and iron dagger. Herculaneum, 79AD

This man, found on the ancient shore of Herculaneum, was wearing a belt of silver and bronze plaques and carrying a long sword and stabbing dagger. He is thought to be a soldier. The volcanic surge hurled him down with huge force, breaking his bones.

One of the ancient world’s greatest tragedies, frozen in time for almost 2500 years, is at last yielding up its long-lost secrets. Archaeologists are gradually unearthing an ancient Greek city – Selinunte in Sicily – whose inhabitants were slaughtered or enslaved by North African invaders in the late 5th century BC. Like an ancient Greek Pompeii, the whole city remained at least partially intact, despite the tragic loss of most of its inhabitants.

The site of an ancient massacre is yielding the secrets of a lost Greek city

"Selinunte is the only classical Greek city where the entire metropolis is still preserved, mainly buried under sand and earth,"

Cliffs End Farm - the pit burial. In one Late Bronze Age pit archaeologists found the skeletons of five people. The upper skeleton is an old man, with a child beside him. The lower one is a teenager with his head on the skull of a cow. (Click to find out more about the excavation site.)

Cliffs End Farm - the pit burial In one Late Bronze Age pit archaeologists found the skeletons of five people. The upper skeleton is an old man, with a child beside him. The lower one is a teenager with his head on the skull of a cow.

The thigh bones of a medieval monk were exposed in a cliff face by a spate of bad weather along the British coastline.  A beach walker was surprised to see the monk’s leg bones sticking out

The recent stormy weather has led to a fascinating discovery on the South Wales coast. Archaeologist Karl-James Langford has uncovered human bones at Cwm Nash, Monknash, in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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NEOLITHIC DEATH RITUAL INCLUDES EARLIEST EVIDENCE FOR EUROPEAN BEER

Spanish excavations in Can Sadurní cave (Begues, Barcelona) have discovered four human skeletons dated to about years ago. The skeleta.

An archaeology team led by a Kingston University academic has delved back into a Neolithic site at Damerham, Hampshire, and uncovered a sink hole of material that may hold vital information about the plant species thriving there 6,000 years ago [Credit: Kingston University]

An archaeology team led by a Kingston University academic has delved back into a Neolithic site at Damerham, Hampshire, and uncovered a sink.

The Acculturation of Scandinavians in England: A consideration of the burial record - Medievalists.net

In June archaeologists made a shocking discovery in the seaside town of Weymouth in Dorset, England. While excavating in preparation for the anticipated Weymouth Relief Road, archaeologists discovered a mass grave containing the remains

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