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Archaeologists find Celtic princess in Germany

Archaeologists in Germany discovered a Celtic grave in 2011 in the Danube heartland, where they found the remains of a Celtic princess, from 2,600 years ago, buried with her gold and amber jewelry.

Hague letters - Undelivered letters shed light on society Thousands of pieces of correspondence, many still unopened, were stored away by Dutch postmaster and are now being examined by academics Old Trunks, 17th Century, Archaeology, Fun Facts, Letters, World, Dutch, Libraries, Genealogy

Undelivered letters shed light on 17th-century society

Thousands of pieces of correspondence, many still unopened, were stored away by Dutch postmaster and are now being examined by academics

settlement unearthed in Cork While the settlement in Fermoy, uncovered during the construction of the is deemed to be the oldest, evidence of similarly ancient hunter-gatherers was discovered near Ballincollig and Youghal. County Cork Ireland, Galway Ireland, European History, Ancient History, Ireland Pictures, Irish News, Archaeological Discoveries, Irish Celtic, Anglo Saxon

10,000-year-old settlement found in Cork | IrishCentral.com

A book by archaeologists offers detailed illustrated accounts of 114 significant excavations undertaken in Ireland.

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Royal palace discovered in area believed to be birthplace of King Arthur

A royal palace has been discovered in the area reputed to be the birthplace of King Arthur.

Stonehenge is bigger — much, much bigger — than we originally thought. Archaeologists working on the University of Birmingham's Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project made the discovery after mapping the area using sophisticated surveying tools,… Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, European History, British History, Underground Map, Site Archéologique, Art Ancien, Spiegel Online, Mystery Of History

Archaeologists Have Made An Incredible Discovery At Stonehenge

Using powerful ground-penetrating radar, investigators working around Stonehenge have detected a trove of previously unknown burial mounds, chapels, shrines, pits — and most remarkable of all — a massive megalithic monument made up of more than 50 giant stones buried along a 1,082-foot-long c-shaped enclosure.

Finally, the Beauty of France's Chauvet Cave Makes its Grand Public Debut A high-tech recreation of the immortal artworks shines a new light on the dawn of human imagination Chauvet Cave, Charcoal Portraits, Adventure Is Out There, France Travel, Ecology, Art History, European History, Time Travel, Places To See

Finally, the Beauty of France's Chauvet Cave Makes its Grand Public Debut

A high-tech recreation of the immortal artworks shines a new light on the dawn of human imagination

Visit BBC News for up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories. BBC News provides trusted World and UK news as well as local and . Communication Interculturelle, Kris Marshall, Cuba History, Art History, Islam, Thinking Day, Image Caption, Somali, Uk News

DNA confirms cause of 1665 London's Great Plague

DNA testing has for the first time confirmed the identity of the bacteria behind the Great Plague of London.

Why a Medieval Woman Had Lapis Lazuli Hidden in Her Teeth: An analysis of dental plaque illuminates the forgotten history of female scribes Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Times, Illuminated Manuscript, Religious Text, Religious Books, Blue Pigment, Plate Tectonics, Blues Clues

Rare blue pigment found in medieval woman's teeth rewrites history - CNN

The discovery of a rare, expensive blue pigment in the dental plaque of a medieval woman's skeleton is shedding light on hidden chapter of history, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances.

Archaeologist David Jacques next to the stone age ‘eco home’ in Blick Mead near Stonehenge. Stonehenge, Archaeology News, Hunter Gatherer, Archaeological Discoveries, Alternate History, Ancient Mysteries, Autumn Trees, Ancient History, European History

Archaeologists discover Mesolithic eco home near Stonehenge

Pit left by fallen tree, lined with cobbles, shows hunter-gatherers’ sophisticated understanding of landscape

Like sleuth from ‘National Treasure,’ grad student finds mystery messages in medieval Welsh ‘Black Book’, Also exciting implications for reading other palimpsests. Medieval Manuscript, Black Books, National Treasure, European History, British Isles, Welsh, Archaeology, Mystery, Vintage Outfits

Technology Recovers Marginalia From Medieval Manuscript

(National Library of Wales) altered medieval manuscript with Arthur and Merlin dates to 1250

Just a stone’s throw away from St.s Square in the Vatican City is the Ponte Sant’ Today, this bridge is one of the famous tourist attractions in the city of Rome. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Vatican City, European History, Present Day, Archaeology, Mythology, Famous People, Portrait

The Spirit of Beatrice Cenci - A Tale of Terrible Injustice in Ancient Rome

Just a stone’s throw away from St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican City is the Ponte Sant’Angelo. Today, this bridge is one of the famous tourist attractions in the city of Rome.

HENRY VIII's warship, the Mary Rose, was at the centre of an incredible breakthrough almost 500 years after it sank, which could help explain the mystery of its final moments. Catherine Parr, Catherine Of Aragon, Uk History, European History, Youtube Trending, Elizabeth Of York, Anne Of Cleves, Tudor Era, Archaeology News

Henry VIII mystery unravelled with ‘critical’ breakthrough in solving 'Britain’s Pompeii'

HENRY VIII's warship, the Mary Rose, was at the centre of an incredible breakthrough almost 500 years after it sank, which could help explain the mystery of its final moments.

A ship which was a part of the legendary Vasco da Gama’s Portuguese fleet that reached India has been found close to Al Hallaniyah island, near the coast of Oman. According to the Ministry of He Costa, Archaeology News, World Geography, European History, Shipwreck, Underwater World, 16th Century, Abandoned Places, National Geographic

Shipwreck Discovered from Explorer Vasco da Gama's Fleet

A 16th–century shipwreck found off an island in Oman is the earliest-known example from Europe's Golden Age of Exploration

Scan of mummified body of Swedish bishop reveals baby hidden in coffin. The mummified body of Bishop Peder Winstrup. European History, Art History, Mummified Body, Lund University, Creepy Images, Dance Of Death, Unusual Things, Beautiful Stories, Skull And Bones

Scan of mummified body of Swedish bishop reveals baby hidden in coffin

Scientists find body of five-month-old foetus concealed under feet of 336-year-old body of Bishop Peder Winstrup in Lund cathedral

Mystery Of The Lavau Celtic Prince And The Beautiful Ancient Artifacts Hidden In His Tomb Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Golden Necklace, Princess Photo, Hair Decorations, Effigy, Anglo Saxon, France, Skull And Bones

Laid to rest with chariot and solid gold torc

Excavated recently by a team of archaeologists, the aristocratic tomb of Lavau (northeast France) dates to the beginning of the 5th century BCE.

Scientists say they have found the tomb of Spanish literary giant Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after the Don Quixote writer's death. Modern Novel, Madrid City, Europe News, Great Friends, Archaeology, Things To Think About, Spain, Death, World

Lost Tomb of 'Don Quixote' Author Cervantes Found in Madrid

Writer’s colorful life included capture by pirates.