Category Archives: Britain

Zahi Hawass Publishes a Tirade Against the British Embassy, Promises to Treat Their Scientists Coldly

Zahi Hawass, the Head of the Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, and therefore the gatekeeper of Egyptian archaeology, has recently published a tirade against the British Embassy in the latest issue of Cairo’s Al-Ahram Weekly. Hawass declares that Egyptians have … Continue reading

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Significant Finds in England Increase Knowledge of Roman Structural Designs

The results of a 1999 dig on the grounds of Carlisle castle in England have recently been published, detailing the massive amount of Roman artifacts discovered and the new insights they reveal of life there during the Roman era. The … Continue reading

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Ancient British Megaliths Linked to Death Rites

A recent publication in British Archaeology reports that nine megaliths in Dartmoor, England, which have features similar to Stonehenge, may be able to shed light on the nature of these massive stone structures. The Dartmoor megaliths, which may be older … Continue reading

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Mass Grave in Southern England Confirmed to Contain Executed Vikings

Fifty bodies discovered in a burial pit last year in Dorset, England, have been identified as executed Vikings. The find dates to between 910 and 1030 AD. Researchers were able to identify the victims as Scandinavian based on isotopes taken … Continue reading

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