People were laid to rest without coffins, and even without shrouds, confirming the cemetery was mainly for the poor.
The ancient skeletons will eventually be re-buried at a cemetery near London.
The prehistoric remains were positioned curled into the fetal position, as if spooning each other.
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.
Skeletons crushed under a collapsed roof reveal death and destruction caused by the earthquake that hit Israel and the region in 363 A.D. Continue reading →
The skeletal remains of two lovebirds were uncovered, after being locked in a romantic embrace for the past 700 years.
The girl skeleton found by divers in Mexico's Eastern Yucatan Peninsula is 12-13,000 years old and shows a genetic link to modern Native Americans.
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