New analysis reveals that a copper belt might have contributed to the mummification of a lung belonging to Merovingian royalty.
A Medieval man appears to have walked with a wooden foot.
Scientists scanned the skeleton and found a pattern of deep loss of spongy bone in both the bone tissue of the humerus.
The skeleton of a girl buried face-down, meant as a punishment in the afterlife, is found by archaeologists in Italy.
A 6,500-year-old skeleton was found in the basement of the Penn Museum. See photos.
The fully intact skeleton is of a baby between seven and 10 months old, but it is not thought the child was the victim of any human sacrifice. Continue reading →
Bones in a golden casket in Germany belong to the casket's rightful occupant: Charlemagne, one of Europe's earliest and most successful monarchs, according to new research. Continue reading →