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The names of the dead remain a mystery, but the excavation suggests they were poor. Continue reading →
People were laid to rest without coffins, and even without shrouds, confirming the cemetery was mainly for the poor.
Richard III's tombstone was lowered into place overnight, marking the king's final resting place in Leicester cathedral. Continue reading →
England is bestowing honors upon Richard III during his reburial, but historians reveal the man as a brutal leader with blood on his hands. Continue reading →
Follow the procession of one of the most unusual royal funerals in Britain's history.
Stone tools that are half a million years old have been unearthed in Israel — and they still have traces of elephant fat clinging to them.
King Richard III's twisted skeleton was sealed Sunday inside a lead-lined coffin ahead of the king’s reburial next week. Continue reading →
A ring with a rose-colored stone constitutes evidence for direct interactions between the Vikings and the Islamic world. Continue reading →
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