- Frankenstein Meets The Mummy In Scotland Of 1,000 B.C.
The best stuff is found in Scotland. And by 'best' I mean weirdest, like haggis, caber-tossing and 3,000-year-old mummies that turn out to be Frankenstein monsters. Well, at least we know the ancient Celts weren't anti-science. I mean, they ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Jul 10 2012 - 11:11pm
- Giant Neo-Hittite Human Sculpture Found In Turkey
A giant human sculpture has been unearthed at the Tayinat Archaeological Project excavation site in southeastern Turkey. The head and torso of the human figure is intact to just above its waist and stands approximately 5 feet tall, so it likely had a tota ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 30 2012 - 2:28pm
- Ancient Nature: Using Poison To Kill 44,000 Years Ago
Man has been killing man and beast since whatever critter of common descent crawled out of the primordial ooze. And likely before, there's just no way to know it. But some things can be known and one of them is this; you don't manufacture poison ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 30 2012 - 5:00pm
- Macabre Archeology: Forty Hectares Of Remains Found In Denmark Bog
Forty hectares of remains have been found in Alken Enge bog located in in the Alken Enge wetlands near Lake Mossø in East Jutland, Denmark. ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 14 2012 - 1:57pm
- Richard III: The Hunt For The Last Plantagenet King
King Richard III, the last of the Plantagenets, ruled England from 1483 until he was defeated at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, the next-to-last major battle in what would later be called The Wars of the Roses. If you're watching "Game of Thron ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 27 2012 - 4:25pm
- The Bones Of Richard III: A Win For Risky Research
Never in a million years. That was my first reaction to finding out that the University of Leicester (where I am based) was about to commence an archaeological dig to uncover the bones of Richard III. But, a press conference this morning has showed be to b ...
Article - Oliver Knevitt - Sep 12 2012 - 1:45pm
- Treveri Versus Romans In The Conquest Of Celtic Gaul
The Gallic War showed Julius Caesar as a great military leader, proof that even 2070 years ago politicians who get stuff done got farther ahead than politicians people simply liked. It is also the first instance of a military commander documenting a campai ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 17 2012 - 11:36am
- 1,600-Square-Foot Roman Mosaic Unearthed In Turkey
A massive Roman mosaic, from the apex of Imperial reach and power, has been unearthed in southern Turkey. ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 18 2012 - 2:55pm
- Spot Of Julius Caesar Assassination Confirmed
A concrete marker to condemn the assassination of Julius Caesar has confirmed that the legendary statesman and general was stabbed right at the bottom of the Curia of Pompey while he sat, presiding over a meeting of the Senate. Currently, the remains of ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 13 2012 - 1:12pm
- Forensic Archeology: Philistines And Early Israelite Cults In Tel Beth-Shemesh
Tel Beth-Shemesh, an ancient village that resisted the aggressive expansion of neighboring Philistines, has been hiding an 11th century B.C. sacred compound. The complex is comprised of an elevated, massive circular stone structure and an intricately cons ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 13 2012 - 5:11pm