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Iron Age Warriors : Archaeology at East Chisenbury by the soldiers of The 1st Battalion, The Rifles

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

The Rise and Fall of the ‘C’ word (Celts)

Currently, the term 'Celtic', and its variations, is alternatively loved or loathed by archaeologists, historians, the general public and the media. Why is this? What has happened to the way the word is defined that causes disparity?

HMS Victory to be raised from the Depths

The HMS Victory, predecessor to the famous flagship of Lord Nelson is to be raised from the seabed after almost 300 years.

Skeletons point to Columbus voyage for syphilis origins

Skeletons point to Columbus voyage for syphilis origins. Skeletons don't lie. But sometimes they may mislead, as in the case of bones that reputedly showed evidence of syphilis in Europe and other parts of the Old World before Christopher Columbus made his historic voyage in 1492.

Football Was For Real Men In Tudor England!!!

An Oxford University academic is leading a project to study coroners' reports of accidental deaths in Tudor England and it shows that football was the most dangerous!!

Cambridge gives Newton papers to the world

Isaac Newton’s own annotated copy of his Principia Mathematica is among his notebooks and manuscripts being made available online by Cambridge University Library.
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