Iron Age Dice and Game Pieces Unearthed in Norway

Iron Age Dice and Game Pieces Unearthed in Norway In western Norway Archaeologists have found unusual elongated dice and board game pieces from the Roman Iron Age. Norwegian archeologists agreed last month to dig up the remains of a small cairn of the early iron age in western Norway. Dotted with monuments and grave mounds, … Continue reading Iron Age Dice and Game Pieces Unearthed in Norway

Norway’s melting ice is revealing priceless ancient artifacts

Norway’s melting ice is revealing priceless ancient artifacts “The moment these artifacts melt out of the ice, they’re immediately vulnerable to the elements,” says James H, in an interview with national geographic. Ancient artifacts preserved in snow and ice over thousands of years in Norway’s mountains are emerging at an unprecedented rate, and archaeologists are … Continue reading Norway’s melting ice is revealing priceless ancient artifacts

2 Decades of archaeological research have shed light on an Anglo Saxon community that lived in England 1400 years ago

2 Decades of archaeological research have shed light on an Anglo Saxon community that lived in England 1400 years ago During the winter of 1816-1817 extreme storms swept away tons of sand and formed the vast dune fields surrounding the castle until today, on the beach below the Castle Bamburgh. This was not the only surprising … Continue reading 2 Decades of archaeological research have shed light on an Anglo Saxon community that lived in England 1400 years ago

Archaeologist Shows How The People Who Lived Thousands Of Years Before Us Really Looked And The Result Is Amazing

Archaeologist Shows How The People Who Lived Thousands Of Years Before Us Really Looked And The Result Is Amazing Such works by Oscar Nilsson represent the faces of people who died in the past. The Swedish archeologist is also a sculptor who focuses on reconstructing the faces of those whose graves were found during excavation. In … Continue reading Archaeologist Shows How The People Who Lived Thousands Of Years Before Us Really Looked And The Result Is Amazing

Archaeologists find vast medieval palace buried under prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum

Archaeologists find vast medieval palace buried under prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum Old Sarum archeological site in Wiltshire, England has a rich history covering at least 5,000 years. Nevertheless, the site selection of William the Conqueror for his royal castle in the 11th century left the mark on this historic landmark. Geophysical surveys suggest that … Continue reading Archaeologists find vast medieval palace buried under prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum

Walls made of human bones discovered under Ghent cathedral

Walls made of human bones discovered under Ghent cathedral At a cathedral in Belgium, Gruesome walls made entirely of human bones were uncovered. Specialists believe that in the 17th century, grisly structures were constructed using bones 200 years old at the time. The legs and shiny bones of various people were entirely made from various adults. … Continue reading Walls made of human bones discovered under Ghent cathedral

Eighteenth-Century Wooden Railway Unearthed in Scotland

Eighteenth-Century Wooden Railway Unearthed in Scotland The first railway track in Scotland is expected to undergo extensive archeological exploration next year. In June this year, in an excavation, wooden rails were discovered from 297-year-old Tranent Cockenzie Waggonway. Part of a cobbled horse track for the ponies which pulled the wagons up to coal pits at … Continue reading Eighteenth-Century Wooden Railway Unearthed in Scotland

New ship burial found in Norway

Ancient Viking ship discovered buried next to the church using breakthrough Geo Radar Technology in Norway A 1000-year old submerged Viking ship has been uncovered by archeologists in Norway. Archeologists were able to discover the millennium-old ship on Edoya Island, in western Norway, using high-tech geo radar. The discovery was made by experts from the … Continue reading New ship burial found in Norway