All Items Tagged

“burials”

Nov 26, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Polish 'vampires' weren't targeted for their status as immigrants, as previously thought, but instead probably had contracted cholera.
Nov 24, 2014 12:52 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Two painted figures -- one man, one woman -- were found on the door frames of a chamber within a Greek tomb dating to Alexander the Great's reign in the late 4th century B.C. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2014 09:35 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The fragile skeletons may help researchers understand death rituals practiced during the last ice age in North America.
Nov 12, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The skeletal remains were found in and outside a wooden coffin that was contained within a limestone grave. Continue reading →
Aug 6, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A 6,500-year-old skeleton was found in the basement of the Penn Museum. See photos.
Dec 5, 2013 12:50 PM ET
Archaeologists have found some of the most curious canine burials ever unearthed in Egypt.
Oct 31, 2013 04:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A Viking burial in Norway contained the bodies of Viking masters and their slaves, who were probably beheaded and offered as grave gifts.