The ancient Bayeux Tapestry, famous for its epic representation of medieval history, is a long, vividly embroidered cloth stretching hundreds of feet. Through exciting imagery it retells the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England
The 9th and 10th centuries AD represented a difficult time for Europe. As the Eastern Roman Empire gave way to the Byzantine Empire, different groups jockeyed for control over western Europe, including the Vikings who conducted raids from the north
Ife is an ancient city of the Yoruba located in the south-western part of modern day Nigeria. Based on the archaeological evidence, the urbanization of the site may be dated back to around 500 AD. The ruler of Ife is known as the Ooni, and is
In his laboratory at the SmithsonianâEUR(TM)s Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., Dr. Dennis Stanford hands me a slab of brown plaster. ItâEUR(TM)s a replica of a bone fragment âEUR" from a mastodon or a giant ground sloth âEUR" original having been dredged
An Assyriologist at the University of London (UCL) has discovered that a stolen clay tablet inscribed with ancient cuneiform text that was recently acquired by a museum in Iraq, contains 20 previously unknown lines to the epic story of Gilgamesh
Human remains were found in a pile of dirt on Monday afternoon in Haines. Employees at the American Bald Eagle Foundation were working on improving accommodations for raptors residing there, when they unearthed part of a skull.
A return of the influenza virus could come in or around 2017, forecast Dr Blinov, former head Head of the Laboratory of Theoretical Biology and Virology, at world famous Vector Institute in Novosibirsk region.
At the dawn of the 21st century, at a place called Tatic's Stone, near the village of Kokino, in the Republic of Macedonia, archaeologists discovered an exceptional prehistoric megalithic site which dates back to the Bronze Age.