On the Tuscan island of Elba archaeologists find remains of lavish, ancient villa.
Archaeologists recover the remains of the villa belonging to the real- life individual that inspired the epic tale of Ben-Hur.
Dig into the mystery of a skull found with several holes drilled in the cranium.
Apparently ground up bone powder from the skulls of martyrs was an ingredient in sought after medicines.
A study of fecal matter from a medieval warlord -- the patron of the poet Dante Alighieri -- suggests he was poisoned with a deadly heart-stopping plant called foxglove. Continue reading →
The remains of an Italian WWII pilot who died in a dogfight with US pilots 70 years ago have finally been unearthed -- still sitting on the parachute in the cockpit.
The remains of an Italian World War II pilot who died in a dogfight with U.S. pilots 70 years ago have finally been unearthed.
A wreck of a U.S. World War II plane found in Italia brings back a forgotten story of death and survival. Continue reading →
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