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May 26, 2015 08:26 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Burials recovered at the site of a Medieval convent reveal a nun's life wasn't so idyllic.
May 8, 2015 10:02 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Until now, little was known about Hosn Niha, a Roman-Byzantine village located in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Continue reading →
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 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 3, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The bodies, which were lined up head to feet, were found at the site of an ancient cemetery attached to the Trinity Hospital, which was founded in the 13th century.
Mar 2, 2015 02:17 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A powerful, custom-built machine was used to suck up the massive, mushy mess that had accumulated to nearly three feet in depth. Continue reading →
Jan 28, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Skull fractures can lead to an early death, even if the victims initially survived the injuries, historic skulls show.
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