Danish archaeologists said today they had re-opened a mass grave of scores of slaughtered Iron Age warriors to find new clues about their fate and the bloody practices of Germanic tribes on the edge of the Roman Empire.
Archaeologists excavating an Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Cambridgeshire say the discovery of a woman buried with a cow is a “genuinely bizarre” find.
The Norwegian city of Tønsberg, was first mentioned by a contemporary writer was in the year 1130. According to Snorri Sturluson, Tønsberg was founded before the Battle of Hafrsfjord, which, according to Snorri, took place in 871.
Archaeologists have found the oldest engravings of letters ever to be discovered in central Germany, officials from the area announced on Thursday.
When the crew of the Virginia scallop trawler Cinmar hauled a mastodon tusk onto the deck in 1970, another oddity dropped out of the net: a dark, tapered stone blade, nearly eight inches long and still sharp.
A multimillion pound windfarm could be scrapped after a Stone Age monument was spotted on the site using Google Earth.
Archaeologists from the Danish national museum have finally succeeded in confirming that Erik the Red and his people could indeed brew beer in Greenland when they lived there.
The land surrounding a mysterious ancient monument in Sherwood Forest is to be researched after a local history group received a £50,000 lottery grant.
A mysterious burial ground dated to the late 10th and early 11th centuries A.D. has been discovered in a recent archaeological excavation in Poland.
A number of farmstead locations in Northern Gotland have already seen some excavation, yielding artifacts and structural data that are beginning to answer questions related to Viking Age settlement and landscape on the island
A Warwickshire man has described the moment builders found human bones under his patio.
German archaeologists have unearthed “sensational” evidence of a lost Roman camp that formed a vital part of the frontier protecting Rome’s empire against the Germanic hordes
A windswept barley field just south of Dundalk seems an unlikely spot for Ireland’s capital. But if things had been different, Annagassan near Castlebellingham might have been the principal city on the island of Ireland.