52 Roman Era Skeletons Discovered in Suffolk, England – Many Decapitated

An archeological dig in Suffolk has uncovered 52 excellently preserved skeletons at a Roman era cemetery. Alongside cemetery treasure, diggers have uncovered something far more grizzly – many of the skeletons had been beheaded! Digging at Great Whelnetham ahead of a new housing project, it was found that only seventeen of the skeletons had been…

3400 Year Old Tomb Discovered Beneath Greek Olive Grove

A 3400 year old Minoan tomb has been discovered by chance in Greece. The tomb, which contains two coffins and sets of remains, is believed to originate in the Late Palace Period and is said to be both in pristine condition and complete with its funeral objects. Working in his olive grove, a local farmer…

Gender and Age of “Black Sarcophagus” Skeletons Identified

The genders, ages and height of the three “Black Sarcophagus” skeletons found in Alexandria in July have been identified says the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, the team also finding gold chips from badges which are set to be identified. Discovered in July, it was speculated that the remains were likely to have been soldiers or…

7000 & 4000 Year Old Skeletons Revealed in Mayan “Cave of Ancestors”

Archeologists in Mexico have discovered three sets of human remains from early ancestors to the Mayan civilisation, remains that have been dated as being up to 7000 years old. Found at the Puyil Cave in the Tacotalpa municipality of southern Mexico’s Tabasco state, the three skeletons vary in date with the oldest believed to be…

5000 Year Old Couple Found Buried Together in Kazakhstan

Archeologists Unearth buried couple in Kazhkstan Two sacrificed horses also discovered Weapons, jewellery and pottery found at grave site The find dates back as far as 5000 years to the Bronze Age Archeologists in the Karaganda region of Kazakhstan have uncovered the chariot style grave of what is believed to be a couple and their two…

New Evidence Revealed From The Wreck of the Rooswijk

New evidence uncovered from the wreck of the Rooswijk has revealed extensive smuggling amongst the crew, a factor that may have led to their untimely demise off the south coast in 1740 as they were forced to choose between jettisoning their cargo or being pulled down to the depths. A joint team of English and…

Possible Skeleton of Sir George Yeardley Unearthed at Jamestown

Archeologists digging at a 400 year old church in Jamestown, Virginia believe they may have uncovered the skeleton of Sir George Yeardley, one of the first politicians and slave owners in the history of the United States. The excavation at the church is a joint endeavour by the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution…

Taking A Look Inside the Egyptian “Black Sarcophagus”

With tales of doom and disaster proven (surprisingly) to be false and no rampaging return for Imhotep, perhaps it’s finally safe to take a look inside the infamous black sarcophagus recently unearthed in Egypt, a 27 tonne, 9ft by 5ft structure that has remained untouched since its original burial, the largest sarcophagus to ever be…