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A hairdresser at a Baltimore salon has stuck a pin in the long-held assumptions among historians about the hairstyles of ancient Rome and Greece.
An exhibition offering a rare opportunity to see the 1,300-year-old Lindisfarne Gospels in Durham begins.
Janet Stephens, a hairdresser from Baltimore, tells the BBC how she solved an ancient fashion mystery.
by Sandy Gerrard On a pleasant day Bodmin Moor is clearly visible from Dartmoor. Yet it was not until the 1970’s that Martin Fletcher of the Royal Commission identified the first stone row in the a...
There is perhaps nothing else so distinctive of the condition and character of a people as the method in which they treat their dead. - William Tegg, 1876Throughout the history of human...
death, tomb, legacy, past, archyology, anthropology
Sophie Campbell visits 575 Wandsworth Road, the newly re-opened historic former home of the poet Khadambi Asalache, and Sutton House in London.
Color and black and white pics — most of which never ran in LIFE magazine — shot for a 1950 story, "The Search for the Bones of St. Peter."
A wreath of golden olive leaves seemingly worthy of Caesar himself was discovered in Greece while preparing for a new subway tunnel -- the ninth such wreath discovered in recent years.
Amazing. try excavting that!!
Fifty-six diagnostic sherds, dating to the Crusader period, were found in a pit. Most of them represent local Crusader types, with a few belonging to imported types.
George Church, a genetics professor at Harvard Medical School, believes he can bring back Neanderthals after more than 33,000 years - and is looking for a woman to act as a surrogate mother.
Archaeologists say they have found a huge ancient settlement used by the people who built Stonehenge.
The Edward Snowden affair shows how complicated the international web of extradition treaties are.
Scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of bone-headed dinosaur, which is the oldest in the US, and possibly the world.
Costume designer Joan Bergin has three Emmys under her belt for her elaborate period work on Michael Hirst’s Showtime series, The Tudors.
Archaeologists from Egypt and Switzerland have unearthed the 1,100-year-old tomb of a female singer in the Valley of the Kings.
LIFE.com photos recall Damascus, Homs, Aleppo and other Syrian cities and towns as they appeared in the middle part of the last century.
Irish Archaeological Research, the social enterprise that brings our local heritage to the world.
Richard III story could inspire Perth to find its own royal remains
A search for the regal victim of a brutal 600-year-old murder could thrust Perth into the international spotlight.
The recent discovery of the remains of Richard III under a Leicester car park captured the imagination of people around the world.
Now, efforts to solve the Fair City’s own royal murder mystery are being championed by history enthusiast and MSP Murdo Fraser.
History records that James I was savagely killed in Perth on February 21 1437 as he hid from assassins, but the exact site of his grave has been lost in the mists of time.
I concure entirely with David Connolly on this one, its all starting to sound a bit like the plot of a B-movie.
lets hope this slows down a bit. archaeology is not realy about hunting bodies.
‘Below the Surface’ are hosting a series of maritime talks in a very unique venue -The Jeanie Johnston tall ship. The next talk, Piracy and Predation in early 17th century Ireland, takes place on February 6th.
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I think the Museum of london has something similar in their Roman collection and theirs showed a fingerprint of the last person to open the tin,
The Celts were long considered a barbaric and violent society. But new findings from a 2,600-year-old grave in Germany suggest the ancient people were much more sophisticated than previously thought.