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Human remains up to 1,000 years old found in walls at Pontefract Castle

Human bone fragments found at Pontefract Castle recently could be up to 1,000 years old, experts have said. A right femur (thigh) bone and probable ulna (arm) fragments were uncovered by workmen last week…

Why do so many Ancient Egyptian statues have broken noses?

For years, archaeologists assumed it was a result of normal wear and tear, but the reason turns out to be way more interesting than that: it was done on purpose.

Long-lost home of Northumbrian Abbess found in Scotland

Aebbe (AD 615-668) was instrumental in the early spread of Christianity along the north east coast of Britain, and an example of a powerful Anglo Saxon woman who helped shape British history. Born a…

New ‘pop-up’ exhibition showcases rare Anglo-Saxon sculpture from North East England

A collection of rare Anglo-Saxon stone sculptures, which are unique to the North East of England, are going on display for the very first time. Etched in Stone: Anglo-Saxons in the North East is…

Help us unearth one of England’s last surviving Tudor gardens enjoyed by Elizabeth I

Tudor history fans are helping archaeologists to unearth a remarkable set of ruins at Sudeley Castle

Europe’s ancient megaliths originated in France, new study suggests

Stonehenge is just one of 35,000 megalithic stone monuments in Europe.

Archaeologists discover evidence of a major attack at this ancient fortress

Finds included over 200 arrowheads and a breach of the fortress walls.

So how do you actually date an ancient stone circle?

Scottish farmer admits 'ancient' stone circle was built in 1990s

Food residues on 8,000 year old pottery reveal what people ate in Southeast Europe

Chemical analyses have allowed archaeologists to see how prehistoric diets changed.

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