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UK farmer went for a walk, stumbled on remains of rare Roman mosaic and villa via Ars Technica [Shared]

UK farmer went for a walk, stumbled on remains of rare Roman mosaic and villa via Ars Technica Going into lockdown during the pandemic provided an unexpected boon to a farmer in Rutland, England: he stumbled upon the remains of … Continue reading

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X-rays reveal secrets of 14th-century tomb of England’s infamous Black Prince | Ars Technica [Shared]

X-rays reveal secrets of 14th-century tomb of England’s infamous Black Prince | Ars Technica Visitors to Canterbury Cathedral can view the effigy of a 14th-century knight in full armor laid out on top of a marble tomb. It’s the tomb … Continue reading

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Maps Mania: Aerial Archaeology via Maps Mania [Shared]

Maps Mania: Aerial Archaeology Historic England has released a new interactive map which identifies archaeological sites in England which have been identified, mapped and recorded using aerial photography. The map brings together and makes freely accessible over 30 years of … Continue reading

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How to Bury an Entire Museum via Messy Nessy

How to Bury an Entire Museum When German forces took Athens in April 1941, they expected to find thousands of centuries-old artifacts in the National Archaeological Museum, Greece’s largest museum. Instead, the neo-classical building was totally empty, besides the archaeologists … Continue reading

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This Ancient Palace on the Island of Crete Has the Oldest Throne Room in Europe via My Modern Met [Shared]

This Ancient Palace on the Island of Crete Has the Oldest Throne Room in Europe On the island of Crete lies the ruins of an ancient palace. Now part of modern Greece, Crete was once the center of the Aegean … Continue reading

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First Viking Ship Excavation in Norway in 100 years // Gjellestad Boat Burial via Pete Kelly on YouTube [Video] [Shared]

Watch First Viking Ship Excavation in Norway in 100 years // Gjellestad Boat Burial via Pete Kelly on YouTube Related Posts: On YouTube: Khachapuri Is the Georgian Cheese Boat of Your Dreams | Food Skills On YouTube: TV Journalist Quits … Continue reading

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Home School: The white lie we’ve been told about Roman statues via Vox

When you think of the ancient world, you probably picture towering buildings of white marble, adorned with statues also made of white marble. You’re not alone — most people picture the same thing. But we’re all wrong. Ancient buildings and … Continue reading

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