Hundreds if not thousands stripped of their flesh and chopped up, say archaeologists
Teams of searchers recovered human bones from the sands of Florida Panhandle woodlands on Saturday in a “boot hill” graveyard where juveniles who disappeared from a notorious Old South reform school more than a half-century ago are believed to have been secretly buried.
Large sculpted moustachioed human head formed part of the wrecked ship’s 3.5 tonne rudder
Burial site of 12th century Slavic lords discovered in eastern Germany
Ancient Britons made hundreds of thousands of dugout canoes, archaeologists now believe.
Honduras's ancient metropolis ‘found’ using revolutionary 3D mapping technique
Archaeologists excavating beneath Mexico’s Temple of the Feathered Serpent have discovered hundreds of mysterious yellow orbs.
Archaeologists, excavating near the Royal Borough, have discovered the 4400 year old skeleton of an upper class woman
From Stonehenge to Birmingham, this survey of the art of the dig modifies our map of the past
As the rich world suffers its crisis of excess, we can learn much from peoples who live with little.
Universities struggling to find remains to study as colonial corpses are sent home
A Lincolnshire farmer who has spent 17 years investigating rumours that dozens of factory-fresh Spitfires could be lying buried under Burmese soil expects to find the aeroplanes “perfectly preserved”.
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A recommendation from Victoria Beckham has got to be like gold dust for any brand. So no doubt after her recent tweet – "Obsessed with this hand cream… Fragrance is amazing! X" – about a certain $20 lotion, the good folk at Anthropologie (the store where she bought it) and Royal Apothic (the brand of cream in question) had a bit of a celebration.
It's strange, when you look at the leg-buckling exhaustion that strikes triathletes when they cross the line, to consider that it is one of the fastest-growing amateur sports in the country. There are more than 350 official triathlon clubs in the UK, and the biggest event in the calendar, the London Triathlon, attracts 13,000 masochists.
A massive hoard of Celtic coins worth millions of pounds has been found on the island of Jersey.