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Romsey Abbey: The Mystery of the Hair in the Coffin
Offbeat  (tags: Coffin, Hair, Romsey Abbey, Hampshire, Archaeologists )

- 183 days ago -
In October 1839, the work of some gravediggers came to an abrupt halt when their tools hit something hard. It was a lead coffin. Inside they found some hair. Human hair.
Archaeologists Are Still Working on Blackbeards Abandoned Ship in North Carolina
Offbeat  (tags: Blackbeard the Pirate, North Carolina, Archaeologists )

- 176 days ago -
In 2011, archaeologists believed they found an important piece of history. A partly-gilded hilt was found in a wreck off the North Carolina coast, and there was a sword inside the wreckage as well.

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