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Rep. Slotkin Seeks Arlington National Cemetery Burial for Capitol Police Officer

Rep. Slotkin is asking military leaders to allow U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. 00 Hits: 0

Palestinian court releases top DJ on bail after techno rave at Moses’ burial place

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Unique Cyprus Death Cult Treasures Uncovered at Mass Burial Site

Excavators in Cyprus have discovered a series of “sensational finds” of death cult artifacts dating to 3,500 years ago, during the Bronze Age. A vessel used as a cult funerary object, a seal with cuneiform characters, and a scarab with ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs from the reign of Nefertiti are among the “unique” finds made by a […]

New Evidence Ends the Neanderthal Burial Debate

There is a longstanding debate about whether Neanderthals buried their dead or if this is a funerary rite unique to our species. However a new study may finally sway skeptics over to the side that intentional Neanderthal burials really did happen. A multi-disciplinary team of researchers led by members of the CNRS and the Muséum […]

Burial Statues Add to Death Treasures Unearthed in Saqqara Necropolis

The Saqqara royal burial necropolis south of Cairo, Egypt, is perhaps 2020’s most revealing ancient site. It seems that every month new treasures are presented from this deeply-sacred burial complex. Now, Egyptian antiquities officials have announced the discovery of a collection of around 40 gilded burial statues to add to the trove of the site’s […]

Viking Ship Burial Unfolds into Nordic Center of Power

Archaeologists in Norway have made an amazing discovery without even digging. Using breakthrough radar technology, they have found an elite settlement and burial ground from the Nordic Iron Age (550-1050 AD). Initially the most significant find at the site was a rare Viking ship burial, the first in decades. But now, in addition to this, […]

Six-Headed Scottish Burial Is Actually One Genetic Mass

Scientists in Scotland have analyzed DNA samples from a bizarre 14th-century Scottish burial and have made headway in solving the mystery of the “six-headed chief.” Over the last two years, several headlines have been written about discoveries made at the ancient Pictish church of St. Colman, at Portmahomack in north-east Scotland. Discovered in 1994 and excavated […]

Respect For Canines Shown In 8,400 Year Old Dog Burial In Sweden

Dogs have long been considered to be human’s best friend with evidence of their relationship going back for millennia. Now a remarkable discovery in Sweden, shows that even 8,400 years ago people and dogs had a really special bond. Archaeologists have found canine remains which are not only the oldest ever found in the region […]

8,400 Year Old Dog Burial With Grave Goods Unearthed

Dogs have long been considered to be human’s best friend with evidence of their relationship going back for millennia. Now a remarkable discovery in Sweden, shows that even 8,400 years ago people and dogs had a really special bond. Archaeologists have found canine remains which are not only the oldest ever found in the region […]

Chicago burial fund gives penniless Jewish COVID victims a dignified sendoff

David Jacobson, founder of Chicago Jewish Funerals, stood behind the podium at Chicago’s Waldheim Jewish Cemetery on July 2. “I’m not a rabbi or a cantor,” he said. “I’m sort of an extended friend of the community.” Jacobson, 56, went on to connect that week’s Torah portion to the life of Beth Salamensky, a Chicago […]

Bronze Age Burial Urn Harvested From Irish Vegetable Patch

Archaeologists have unearthed a rare Bronze Age burial urn in Ireland. The urn dates back 4000 years and was found in a community garden allotment used by locals. This find is latest discovery at what appears to be an important ancient burial site. The Bronze Age burial urn was found during an investigation before the planned […]

At Least Thirteen 2500-year-old Coffins Discovered in Saqqara Burial Well

Egyptian archaeologists have announced the discovery of a 2,500-year-old burial site which contains “at least” thirteen ancient burials. Khaled Al-Anani, head of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities , announced in a Facebook post that a team of archaeologists have unearthed the wooden caskets, found “stacked on top of each other” in an enclosed […]

South-Pawed Viking’s Sword Discovered In 1000-Year-Old Burial Mound

Norwegian archaeologists have discovered a 1000-year-old grave containing a rare Viking sword next to the body of what must have been an equally rare left-handed (south-pawed) Norse warrior. Vinjeøra is a village situated at the end of the Vinjefjorden (Vinje Fjord) on the European route E39 highway, about 12 kilometers south of the municipal center […]

Strange Historic Japanese Burial Ground Found In Downtown Osaka

In Japan, a graveyard has been unearthed in the heart of Osaka City . The Japanese burial ground is believed to have been an important historic graveyard that dates back several hundred years. The burial ground, condensed in a very small area, was unusual because of its circular graves. This extraordinary find is providing researchers […]

‘Unprecedented’ 7,000 year old Native American burial site discovered off Florida’s Gulf Coast (VIDEO)

     Divers in 2016 reported possible human skeletal material off the coast of Manasota Key in Charlotte County, Florida. Venice, Fla. — A burial site hidden for some 7,000 years beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico likely has archeologists picking their jaws up from the floor. As Dr. Ryan Duggins, an underwater archeology […]

‘Unprecedented’ 7,000 year old Native American burial site discovered off Florida’s Gulf Coast (VIDEO)

     Divers in 2016 reported possible human skeletal material off the coast of Manasota Key in Charlotte County, Florida. Venice, Fla. — A burial site hidden for some 7,000 years beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico likely has archeologists picking their jaws up from the floor. As Dr. Ryan Duggins, an underwater archeology […]

Burial chamber of Egyptian princess possibly unearthed in Dashur

     Inside a 3,800-year-old pyramid at the site of Dahshur in Egypt, archaeologists have discovered a burial chamber that may have held the mummy of a princess named Hatshepset. A wooden box inscribed with hieroglyphs was also found within the chamber. The discoveries provide clues that may help archaeologists determine why a pharaoh named Ameny […]

Poland tightens anti-terror laws, making it easier to spy on foreigners

Under the bill, Poland’s state security service would be allowed to conduct surveillance of foreign citizens for up to three months without prior court approval, Reuters reported. Authorities would also be allowed to hold suspects for 14 days without charges but with court approval, drastically lengthening the current period of 48 hours. Russia more dangerous […]

Strong 6.1 Earthquake Strikes Nicaragua

A  strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck Northwestern Nicaragua close to the Honduran border on Thursday night. According to the USGS the quake struck some 25 kilometers from the cities of Chinandega and El Viejo at a depth of 10 kilometers at 9:25 p.m. local time. They initially reported that the quake had […]

Daesh fanatics discovered working as European Parliament chauffeurs

Daesh propaganda material has been discovered in the possession of two members of the chauffeur service for the European Parliament      Two chauffeurs who worked as drivers for Members of the European Parliament have been caught with Daesh propaganda CDs, Der Spiegel reported. Sources told the newspaper that both drivers are now being investigated by […]

It May Soon Become Possible To Download Dead People’s Personalities Into Robots

With all those science fiction movies we have seen, it may seem that nothing can surprise us anymore. Zombie apocalypse, alien invasion, AI takeover – we have seen it all on the screen. But what about possessing a robot that has your deceased loved one’s personality? It’s not a sci-fi concept; it’s a real technology […]

It May Soon Become Possible To Download Dead People’s Personalities Into Robots

With all those science fiction movies we have seen, it may seem that nothing can surprise us anymore. Zombie apocalypse, alien invasion, AI takeover – we have seen it all on the screen. But what about possessing a robot that has your deceased loved one’s personality? It’s not a sci-fi concept; it’s a real technology […]

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