The MOD and Westminster Abbey will formally mark the bravery and dedication of those who fought in the Korean War over 60 years ago.
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The remains of 2 First World War soldiers have finally been laid to rest nearly 100 years after they ...
The rediscovery of a mystery animal in a museum's underground storeroom proves that a non-native 'bi ...
Ancient DNA analyses of skeletal remains of plague victims from the 6th century AD provide informati ...
A University of Otago-led multidisciplinary team of scientists have shed new light on the diet, life ...
The MOD and Westminster Abbey will formally mark the bravery and dedication of those who fought in t ...
A University of Otago-led multidisciplinary team of scientists have shed new light on the diet, lifestyles and movements of the first New Zealanders by analysing isotopes from their bones and teeth.
Ancient DNA analyses of skeletal remains of plague victims from the 6th century AD provide information about the phylogeny and the place of origin of this pandemic
The rediscovery of a mystery animal in a museum’s underground storeroom proves that a non-native ‘big cat’ prowled the British countryside at the turn of the last century.
The remains of 2 First World War soldiers have finally been laid to rest nearly 100 years after they were killed in action.
A Chinook helicopter airlifted one of the RAF’s historic aircraft to a new jet museum
The UK’s largest artillery piece, 1 of 12 surviving wartime railway howitzers in the world, is being moved for exhibition in the Netherlands.
Seventy years ago, a Wakefield firm of shop-fitters and joiners made a unique contribution to D-Day – by building Landing Craft, despite being located equidistant from the East and West Coast, and over a mile from the nearest river!
With the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo approaching, many historians have been inspired to look again at the events of 18 June 1815 – a battle which is perhaps the most written about, but also perhaps the least studied.
Since most of the research that has been done regarding Pirosmani and his work has been carried out by Georgians most of the research has also been published in Georgian.
Homer’s great masterpieces, The Iliad and The Odyssey, have been dated to around 762 BCE by new research based on the statistical modelling of language evolution.
Humans cannot live on wine alone and, as in the case of wine-culture, evidence for wheat and bread consumption in Georgia also goes back to the pre-historic times.
How long inns along the coastlines of Scandinavia and around the Baltic have existed is very difficult to say; however, the first written records we have about them in Sweden come from Olaus Magnus, in his accounts about the Nordic people in the 1550s.
Kvevris during an excavation at Atskuri church, Georgia , 2006. © Söderlind, Ulrica According to a Georgian legend, God took
The Cullinan Diamond is the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever discovered. Weighing in at over 3,106 carats or 621.35g, it’s easy to see why the manager of the diamond mine threw it away, not believing it could actually be a diamond.
Experts in Indological Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich are in the process of analyzing 2000-year-old Indian Buddhist documents that have only recently come to light. The precious manuscripts have already yielded some surprising findings.
Ankara accused of blackmailing museums into returning artefacts while allowing excavation sites to be destroyed
The ground-breaking interdisciplinary project ‘Domestic Devotions: The Place of Piety in the Italian Renaissance Home’ will aim to demonstrate that religion played a key role in attending to the needs of the laity, and explore the period 1400-1600 as an age of spiritual – not just cultural and artistic – revitalization.
UC history research examines how border areas and frontiers of the past adapted to major political, cultural and social shifts, specifically in terms of the rise of Islam in Asia and the Middle East.
Study of a mysterious 100-year-old interactive toy – perhaps the Wikipedia of its day – is painting a vivid picture of Spain’s path into the modern world.
In the University of Copenhagen’s Papyrus Carlsberg Collection there are more than 100 papyri dedications to the god, Soknebtunis.
Heritage Daily has learnt that a book written in Latin that once belonged to Barack Obama’s Irish ancestor, is to go on sale in Dublin by Whyte’s fine art auctioneers in Dublin on January 26th.