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10 Mythical Artifacts Indiana Jones Hasn’t Discovered Yet

Will one of these all-powerful relics be the MacGuffin in ‘Indiana Jones 5?’ Source: 10 Mythical Artifacts Indiana Jones Hasn’t Discovered Yet – CraveOnline

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dried Cats

There are well over a hundred dried, or mummified, cats on record at present – although there are anecdotal records for probably over ten times that amount. The most common … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

REVEALED: The truth about the mysterious Bermuda Triangle where boats and planes vanish

FOR years it has been one of the world’s greatest mysteries – why have so many boats and planes been lost forever within the Bermuda Triangle? read more: REVEALED: The … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Stone Rows of Great Britain | Big, Small, Short, Tall, Have we got ’em all?

In January 2012 a previously unrecorded alignment of stones was identified on the southern slope of Bancbryn, Carmarthenshire. Subsequent research has indicated that this stone alignment shares many characteristics with … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Israel accidentally finds ‘impressive’ ancient mosaic

Israel will present to the public for the first time this week an “impressive” mosaic accidentally discovered in what was a wealthy neighborhood in Roman and Byzantine times, officials said … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Quarried

Colin Shaw’s photography gives a different perspective of the local landscape than the usual pristine views. His large scale images of mineral extraction in North Derbyshire show how the quarries … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

2008: British Soldiers in Afganistan Discover British Rifles Lost In 1880 Maiwand Massacre

Imagine slogging through the sands and sun of the Middle East with your fellow military men and women. There are many hidden dangers to come across – and, surprisingly, weapons … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Silly questions, interesting answers

Originally posted on Collections in the Landscape:
By Ros Westwood. After 17 years of walking through the Wonders of the Peak gallery, it has now almost gone. The objects have…

March 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Mystery Beasts of the Peak part one

Originally posted on world of wolfson:
Anyone who has lived in the Peak District in the UK usually has a creepy story to tell about the place. Being a national…

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lancashire Folk – the Book!

Originally posted on Lancashire Folk:
Pleased to announced that Lancashire Folk is finally available!  It is now in stock and available for purchase from the distributor, Gazelle Books.  For direct…

March 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Villager’s book traces treasures of Staffordshire Hoard

Intrigued historian Robert Sharp went down to the site in Hammerwich when archaeologists were digging up the 3,500 treasure trove in 2009.The 70-year-old, who lives in the village himself, has … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Metal Detector Enthusiasts Find Untouched Bronze Age Burial Site

A pair of metal detector enthusiasts discovered an untouched Bronze Age burial site in Lancashire. The burial site is estimated to date back from 2,500 BC. read more: Metal Detector … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Comet in night sky this month will be closest for 246 years

The last time a comet was this close to the Earth, Captain James Cook was sailing to Australia on board HMS Endeavour.On March 22 this year, comet P/2016 BA14 PanSTARRS … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Surprise archaeological discovery updates 4000-year-old Epic of Gilgamesh

A clay tablet has been discovered in Iraq, adding 20 new lines to the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, a work of poetry widely regarded as one of the earliest literary … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Earlier People of the Peak District

Originally posted on Collections in the Landscape:
The Museum’s reconstruction of an early Bronze Age burial at Liffs Low, Hartington – a young man of 25 to 30 years old who…

February 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Archaeologists uncover buried village on Anglesey

Archaeologists in Gwynedd have discovered what is thought to be a buried village on Anglesey.The discovery was made at Rhuddgaer, near Newborough, following a survey using technology to map out … Continue reading

February 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Lakenheath Warrior

THE EXCAVATION of a man buried with a horse and lavish grave goods at RAF Lakenheath attracted national media attention. Evidence of a burial mound led excavators to suspect that … Continue reading

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lasers reveal ‘lost’ Roman roads

Since 1998 the Environment Agency has used lasers to scan and map the English landscape from above to help with work such as flood modelling and tracking changing coastlines. But … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

100 Years Of Zombies in Pop Culture (Video)

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Artist – Rebecca Bentley

Becca is an independent, self taught freelance artist, having been inseparable from pencil and paper from a very young age! She has gained experience working within the tattoo industry, and … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

Canaanean sickle blades of the southern Levant.

This article illustrates and describes several examples of Early Bronze Age Canaanean core, blade and tabular flake artifacts that were excavated on a site in southern Israel at Tell Halif. … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Digger driver unearths 3,300 Roman coins reversing bulldozer at Yeovil Rec

A bulldozer driver levelling a recreation ground for a hockey pitch unearthed a hoard of 3,339 Roman coins.The coins, mainly of silver, include depictions of an elephant and a hippopotamus, … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Decant of 2016

Originally posted on Collections in the Landscape:
The upstairs of the museum feels very quiet now that the Wonders of the Peak Gallery and Gallery 1 are closed. Behind the…

January 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Fiendish Black Dog of British Folklore

There exists in British folklore a frightful creature known simply as the Black Dog. Although some stories may have originated with an encounter with a living dog, in legend the … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Outstanding’ Roman relics discovered at roadside

A rare Roman brooch and miniature sword have been discovered by a roadside in North Yorkshire.Archaeologists have unearthed 177,000 artefacts from the Prehistoric, Iron Age and Roman periods while excavating … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

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