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Grave of ‘Real life Asterix’ who fought Caesar found in Sussex

He would have looked 'absolutely fabulous' in all his gear

Is this evidence of a 33,000 year old murder?

It's a very, very, very, very cold case.

4000 year old necklace beads found on Isle of Man

The beads were made of polished jet.

Not All Women

Something truly terrible happened to archaeology last week: one of our largest and most visible organisations, the Society for American Archaeology, spectacularly failed in its duty of care to several attendees at their annual…

‘Underwater offerings’ found at bottom of lake after 1,000 years

Offerings include sacrificed llamas and puma-shaped incense burners.

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…

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