Heritage

The history of the Oak Island Money Pit

Oak Island, located in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, is a small 140-acre island which has been the subject of an ongoing treasure hunt since 1795.

Stone sphere among artefacts repatriated to Costa Rica

395 pre-Columbian artefacts have been repatriated to Costa Rica thanks to a grant by the United States Embassy to the Cultural Agreements Fund.

The Alaca Höyük meteoric dagger

The Alaca Höyük meteoric dagger is an iron forged dagger with extraterrestrial origins.

Ford Nucleon – The atomic-powered car

The Nucleon is an unrealised concept car designed by the Ford Motor Company in 1957.

The ancient tradition of barrow burials is being revived in England

A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service, has been granted permission to build the first and only modern barrow site in the East Midlands, England.

Lost pieces of the Golden Tree of Lucignano discovered in Tuscany cave

In a press announcement issued by the Studio ESSECI press office, authorities have discovered lost pieces of the Golden Tree of Lucignano, a grandiose reliquary created by the famous Sienese goldsmith, Gabriello d'Antonio.

Review: The Horizon of Khufu

"The Horizon of Khufu" is an immersive virtual reality experience recently launched in Stratford, London. Spanning a vast area of 1,000 square metres, it transports you back 4,500 years to ancient Egypt and the awe-inspiring Great Pyramid of Giza, which served as the tomb of Pharaoh Khufu.

Veszprém – Bridging archaeology and faith

Veszprém, a current European Capital of Culture has become one of the largest restoration projects in Europe, a collaboration bridging archaeology and faith during an investigatory journey to restore the historic Castle District.

Iconic sycamore tree on Hadrian’s Wall felled by vandal

British police have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of felling one of Britain’s most iconic trees at Whin Sill Gap on Hadrian’s Wall.

Tomb of Qin Er Shi – The Second Emperor of China

Qin Er Shi, born Ying Huhai, was the second emperor of the Qin dynasty, the ruling family of a unified China - established by the first emperor, Qin Shi Huang.

Execution Dock – The Pirate Scaffold

Execution Dock was a scaffold in London on the River Thames for hanging pirates, smugglers, and mutineers under sentence of death by the Admiralty courts for crimes committed at sea.

US Navy ships from WWII provide new climate evidence

Researchers have recovered the logbooks from US Navy ships stationed at Pearl Harbour, providing new evidence for understanding how the global climate is changing.

Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan re-created in 3D

An artistic project by Thomas Kole, a Dutch born Technical Artist, has published a detailed recreation of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan.

Heritage groups in battle to “bring bluebird home”

The Ruskin Museum, with the support of the Campbell Family Heritage Trust, is currently in a battle with the Bluebird Project Ltd, to recover Donald Campbell's Bluebird K7 for the public.

Fort Drum – The Concrete Battleship

Fort Drum, nicknamed the "Concrete Battleship", is a fortified island situated at the mouth of Manila Bay in the Philippines.

The Ma’nene Ceremony

In the Tana Torajan Tribal culture on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, death is not the end for some, but part of a journey that is shared with direct family members.

The Real Poldark

Ross Poldark is the main Protagonist in a series of novels set during the late 18th century by author, Winston Graham.

Legends of Norse Settlers drove Denmark towards Greenland

In the year 985, Erik the Red, a Viking explorer, led a group of Icelandic farmers to establish a settlement on the west coast of Greenland.

Archaeologists search for the legendary Kingswood elephant from the Bostock and Wombwell’s menagerie

Archaeologists are conducting a search for the legendary elephant beast from the Bostock and Wombwell’s menagerie travelling ‘beast show’.

The loss of the Britannic – Titanic’s sister ship

The Britannic was one of three Olympic-class ocean liners built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard for the White Star Line during the early 20th century.

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