The abiding public image of the current conflict in Afghanistan is the repatriation parades for fallen soldiers through the village of Royal Wootton Bassett in the country of Wiltshire. However further to the south of the county a project has been developed to deal with the hidden casualties of the conflict. Archaeology News
Daily Archives: January 25, 2012
Ancient humans may not have had the luxury of updating their Facebook status, but social networks were nevertheless an essential component of their lives, a new study suggests.
The ship, which precedes Admiral Nelson’s flagship preserved at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, sank in a storm in 1744 with the loss of over a thousand crew.
Popular legends of the stone include the remains of an ancient stone circle that is alleged to have stood on Ludgate Hill, and even the stone from which King Arthur withdrew the legendary “Sword in the Stone”.
Scientists have traced the origin of the ‘speed gene’ in Thoroughbred racehorses back to a single British mare that lived in the United Kingdom around 300 years ago, according to findings published in the scientific journal Nature Communications.
A team of international archeologists, led by the Spanish National Research Council, has documented a series of more than 7,500-year-old fish seines and traps near Moscow. The equipment found, among the oldest in Europe, displays a great technical complexity.