Tar may have been the straw that broke Europe’s back.
This makes her the queen, right?
Turns out a one-trick economy never lasts long.
It’s a magnificent story that’s got it all — Vikings, crystals, and computer models.
Identifying feathers could be extremely useful.
Archaeologists were expecting to find beer, but they found something else.
As it so often happens, white supremacists are way off the mark.
It was right under the city market.
We have touched Mars. There is life on Mars, and it is us—extensions of our eyes in all directions, extensions of our mind, extensions of our heart and soul… — Ray Bradbury, science fiction author, speaking at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, October 8, 1976 Traveling to Mars has been the dream of many people, long before the beginning
If confirmed, the findings could rewrite history.
The first images of Viking treasure, stashed in a pot more than 1,000 years ago and buried in a field in Galloway, have been made public by the conservators working to preserve them. The items, including six silver disk brooches, a gold ingot and Byzantine silk, are not currently on display.
A previous study found that Vikings suffered from massive worm infestations, and this may be the key to an inherited predisposition to emphysema and other lung conditions.
Archaeologists have uncovered a silver ring with an Arabic inscription in a Viking grave, adding support to the theory that the two cultures had fascinating connections. Different Cultures “I have never seen bodies as nearly perfect as theirs. As tall as palm trees, fair and reddish, they wear neither tunics nor kaftans. Every man wears a cloak with which he
A magnificent Viking treasure has been unearthed in Scotland, in Dumfries and Galloway. More than 100 objects, including solid gold jewelry, arm bands and silver ingots, were discovered not by archaeologists, but by an amateur researcher working with a metal detector. The artifacts are thought to have been buried between the 9th and 10th century and they also include a rare early Christian
In the 21st century, you would think that all facts that we know about are true. In reality, there are still specific facts that have been circulating which are still based on nothing but old sayings with no scientific or historical meaning to back them up. Let’s try to examine some of the facts and find out how they originated.
Archaeologists have uncovered fully intact Viking boat burial site in the United Kingdom, in the west Highlands. Artefacts buried along the viking suggest he was a high ranking warrior, revered and respected. According to Dr. Hannah Cobb, the “artefacts and preservation make this one of the most important Norse graves ever excavated in Britain”. The universities of Manchester, Leicester, Newcastle