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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.

Ancient ‘Tomb’ Turns Out To Be Mayan Steam Bath

Archaeologists in Guatemala have made a remarkable discovery.

Medieval skeleton with ‘blue teeth’ shows women illuminated manuscripts too

Microscopic analysis revealed traces of lapis lazuli in her dental plaque

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