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Bronze Age Houses Uncovered in Cambridgeshire Are Britain's 'Pompeii'
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, archaeology )

Ray
- 31 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have uncovered Britain's "Pompeii" after discovering the "best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever found" in the country.
University of Lincoln Uncovers Hundreds of 11,000-Year-Old Tools
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, discovery, flint tools.University of Lincoln )

Ray
- 67 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have unearthed hundreds of flint tools thought to be up to 11,000 years old in Lincoln.
King Tutankhamun's Tomb: Evidence Grows for Hidden Chamber
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, ancient, hidden chamber, King Tutankhamun's tomb )

Ray
- 74 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Egyptian officials now say they are "90% sure" that there is a hidden chamber in King Tutankhamun's tomb.
Nefertiti 'Was Buried Inside King Tut's Tomb'
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, ancient, King Tut's tomb, Nefertiti's remains )

Ray
- 75 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An archaeologist says he may have found evidence that Nefertiti, the former Queen of Egypt, is secretly buried inside Tutankhamun's tomb.
Shakespeare's Kitchen Discovered in Stratford-Upon-Avon Dig
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, Stratford-upon-Avon dig, UK )

Ray
- 77 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Shakespeare's kitchen, including a hearth and cold storage pit, has been discovered by archaeologists digging up the playwright's home in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Europe's Fourth Ancestral 'Tribe' Uncovered
Offbeat  (tags: Geneticists, fourth ancestral, tribe, discovery, archaeology )

Ray
- 86 days ago - bbc.co.uk
DNA was retrieved from this 10,000-year-old skeleton in Western Georgia, Geneticists have detected a fourth ancestral "tribe" which contributed to the modern European gene pool.
Ice Age Engravings Found at Jersey Archaeological Site
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, archaeology, engravings, Jersey )

Ray
- 102 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A dig in Jersey has yielded a stash of hunter-gatherer artefacts from the end of the last Ice Age, including stone pieces criss-crossed by carved lines.
Bones Found in Welsh Pub Could Belong to Catholic Saint
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, archaeology, bones, Catholic saint, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 114 days ago - rt.com
Bones from a quartered body found 140 years ago in a Welsh pub could be those of a lost Catholic saint who was executed for his religious activities, bishops and scientists suspect.
Stonehenge Researchers 'May Have Found Largest Prehistoric Site'
Offbeat  (tags: Stonehenge, prehistoric site, discovery, archaeology )

Ray
- 158 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Standing stones found buried near Stonehenge could be the "largest" intact prehistoric monument ever built in Britain, archaeologists believe.
Has Queen Nefertiti Been Found Behind King Tut's Tomb?
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, ancient, Queen Nefertiti, tomb of Tutankhamun )

Ray
- 184 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Has Queen Nefertiti been found behind King Tut's tomb? Scientist claims to have discovered a secret door to her burial chamber in Tutankhamun's grave, the boy king who may have been her son
Homeowner Chops Down Leylandii in Her Front Garden and Finds 13th Century Chapel on Site Recorded in the Domesday Book
Offbeat  (tags: doomsday book, cottage, chapel, archaeology, UK, remains, Saxon, history )

Scooby
- 209 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The home of a retired teacher is at the centre of an archaeological dig after the ruins of a 13th Century chapel were found beneath her front garden.
Kittens Rescued From Oil Spill in Nefteyugansk
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, interesting )

Marty
- 217 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Two tiny kittens plucked to safety after almost drowning in oil graphically highlight concerns over pollution from a ruptured pipelines in a Siberian region. The young animals were victims of a recent serious spill in Nefteyugansk
More Images of Rare Big Cat Captured By Hidden Cameras
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, interesting )

Marty
- 231 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Camera traps have captured more images of one of the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest big cats out in the open in the Altai Mountains
Rare Amur Leopard Cub Undergoes Surgery After Being Caught in Suspected Trap
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, wildlife )

Marty
- 238 days ago - siberiantimes.com
One of the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest big cats has had to undergo surgery after being injured by a suspected poacherâEUR(TM)s trap in a Far East national park. The one-year-old Amur leopard cub was discovered within the Land of the Leopard reserve by guards near
Divers at HMS Erebus Fight Ocean Currents to Journey Back in Time
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, Queen Maud Gulf, Nunavut, HMS Erebus, Franklin Expedition, John Franklin, North West Passage, archaeology, environment, ethics, interesting, Parks Canada )

Lynn
- 295 days ago - thestar.com
The thought never leaves the diversâEUR(TM) minds: They may be working at a gravesite. Inuit oral history tells of frightened visitors to Erebus, before she sank, seeing a heavy-set corpse with a big smile, perhaps the death grin of a man who died with scurvy.
 

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