Archive for April 14th, 2012
Millions of wild flower seeds are to be sown through out the UK over the weekend in a bid to replenish the country’s dwindling meadows.
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a Neolithic portal dolmen, one of Western Europe’s oldest ritual burial chambered monuments, in an isolated field in Wales.
A bronze, Viking-era “piggy-bank” containing thousands silver coins dating from the 11th century has been unearthed on the Baltic island of Gotland in what Swedish archaeologists have described as a “fantastic” treasure find.
Archaeologists have found the oldest engravings of letters ever to be discovered in central Germany, officials from the area announced on Thursday.
Thirty-seven skeletons found in a mass burial site in the grounds of St John’s College may not be who they initially seemed, according to Oxford researchers studying the remains.
A team of volunteer steam cleaners are said to be making an “unbelievable” difference to a Wiltshire hillfigure.