Posts Tagged ‘unearths’

Roadwork Unearths Remnants of 1800s Montreal Zoo Run by the ‘Canadian Barnum’

Long before the Plateau-Mont-Royal became one of Montreal’s trendiest neighbourhoods, the area was home to a 19th-century botanical garden and zoo where Montrealers marvelled at the sight of hippopotamuses, acrobatic circus acts and a live whale in a tank. This piece of history has resurfaced in recent weeks thanks to an archeological dig that unearthed […]

Excavation Unearths Unique Tomb of 6th Century BC Egyptian Commander

While performing excavations near the Giza Plateau, a team of Czech archaeologists from Charles University in Prague unearthed a tomb that belonged to a powerful Egyptian military commander who lived 2,500 years ago. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Polish Dog Unearths Rare Booty of Revealing Bracteate Medieval Coins

Out on his daily constitutional, a dog in Poland unexpectedly struck gold, or rather, silver. The dog was being taken for a walk by his owner near the city of Wałbrzych in southwestern Poland Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

10-Year-Old Metal Detectorist Unearths Rare 13th Century Seal Matrix

A 10-year-old boy from Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire has joined the ranks of the United Kingdom’s most successful and well-known metal detectorists. While out searching in a field in Woodbridge, Suffolk with his father, George Henderson found a 13th century medieval priory seal matrix, a metallic artifact that would have been used to stamp and verify official […]

Highway Project Unearths Post-Medieval Burial Ground in England

Twelve months after a massive archaeological dig at the Trinity Burial Ground that forms part of a £355 million Highways England improvement and redevelopment project started in Hull in northern England, the burial ground project is drawing to a close. The rich haul of material excavated from the post-medieval burial ground in Hull provides a fascinating […]

LiDAR Tech Unearths “Supertantalizing” Hidden Tikal Architecture

Back in 2016, a group of scholars and researchers from the Foundation of Maya Cultural and Natural Heritage (PACUNAM) set out to study the rainforests of Guatemala using LiDAR remote-sensing technology in the hope of uncovering Tikal architecture and remains. Thanks to this superior technology, researchers have been able to make a fantastic new discovery […]

Recent Dig Unearths Eight Tombs at Ancient Elis Necropolis

Archaeologists in Greece have unearthed eight tombs near the ancient city of Elis. The latest burials unearthed in the Elis necropolis, these burials are helping researchers to better understand the ancient city, which once controlled the holy site of Olympia and managed the Olympic Games . The tombs were found in Ilia on the Peloponnese […]

Metal Detectorist In Scotland Unearths Rare Medieval Knife

Metal detectorists dream of finding something of real historic value. One lucky detectorist in Scotland has made an astonishing find. He has found a very rare and beautifuly decorated early medieval knife in its original scabbard. This find is something of a first and is providing a window into medieval Scottish history. The find was […]

NASA Curiosity Rover Unearths Building Blocks in 3-Billion-Year-Old Organic Matter on Mars

The “building blocks” for life have been discovered in 3-billion-year-old organic matter on Mars, NASA scientists announced Thursday. Researchers cannot yet say whether their discovery stems from life or a more mundane geological process.  However, “we’re in a really good position to move forward looking for signs of life,”  said Jennifer Eigenbrode, a NASA biogeochemist and […]

Heavy rain unearths ancient graves in Gaza

Archaeologists in Gaza believe an ancient burial ground uncovered on Friday due to massive rainfall, which hits the region, including the coastal enclave. The burial is about 2,000-year-old, dating back to the Roman era, when the territory was part of the far-flung Roman Empire. However, the archaeologists said further tests are needed to determine the exact […]

Piracy doesn’t impact sales: Pirate Party MEP unearths €360k European Commission report

“In general, the results do not show robust statistical evidence of displacement of sales by online copyright infringements. That does not necessarily mean that piracy has no effect but only that the statistical analysis does not prove with sufficient reliability that there is an effect,” the report reads. “An exception is the displacement of recent top […]

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