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Medieval Coffin at King Richard III Site Holds ... Another Coffin


Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, humans, King Richard III, coffin, another coffin )

Giana
- 358 days ago - news.yahoo.com
King Richard III's rediscovered resting place is turning out more mysteries this summer. Excavators finally lifted the heavy lid of a medieval stone coffin found at the site in Leicester, England, only to reveal another lead coffin inside.



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Erika M. (207)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 7:10 am
interesting. thanks for posting.
 

Debbie S. (33)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 7:33 am
Very interesting!
 

Chelsie H. (19)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 7:57 am
Noted; thanks!
 

Nancy Jo Cornett (4)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 8:09 am
Thanks.
 

Suzanne L. (152)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 10:13 am
It will be interesting to see what the experts come up with. So much was destroyed in past centuries in England because of religious differences.
 

Carmen S. (607)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 11:38 am
very interesting, thanks GIana
 

Jamie Clemons (280)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 1:38 pm
What is in the box???? more boxes.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:26 pm
Noted.
 

GGmaSheila D. (132)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 9:32 pm
York is contesting Richard's reburial at Leichester. They want to bring Richard to York. Interesting to see who gets him. Noted and Thank you.
 

Sam E M. (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 3:51 am
Thank you, Giana, for this interesting article. Hope to learn more soon. :)
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 5:34 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Lona Goudswaard (67)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 6:00 am
Well, that's serendipity for you. You start with digging in Leicester for a lost king, find his bones and get another coffin thrown in as a bonus. An now this turns out to be more of a mystery. This'll keep us going for weeks to come.
 

Phil P. (89)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 6:27 am
Fascinating, Thanks Giana.
 

Winn Adams (190)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 6:50 am
Wow, thanks.
 

Andre Yokers (6)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 1:52 pm
Why do people feel a need to do this??
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 8:04 pm
Cool
 
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