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Apr 17, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A man with a metal detector found an extraordinary 1,800-year-old Roman grave while he was searching a farmer's field in the United Kingdom.
Apr 15, 2015 12:52 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The phallic object is large, thick, made of leather filled with bristles, and has a wooden tip.
Apr 14, 2015 09:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Richard III suffered from a spine curving condition known as adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, but he hid the condition from the public.
Apr 14, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Injuries suggest the man may have participated in a form of jousting called tourney.
Apr 10, 2015 11:24 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Far from being a romantic scene, the burial represent a human sacrifice in which the man was killed to be entombed with the woman.
Apr 1, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The names of the dead remain a mystery, but the excavation suggests they were poor. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
People were laid to rest without coffins, and even without shrouds, confirming the cemetery was mainly for the poor.
Mar 27, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Richard III's tombstone was lowered into place overnight, marking the king's final resting place in Leicester cathedral. Continue reading →
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