Archaeology



Witch_burial_middle ages

Odd burial method showcases the medieval treatment of a ‘witch’ in her afterlife

An archaeological excavation in Northern Italy, led by Vatican's Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology, has shed some new light into how people and then-society viewed the baleful nature of suspected witches even after their death. The historians found the remains of a 13-year old girl, and the odd part pertains to the downward manner in…


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Have historians found the Viking fortress that launched the invasion of England?!

Although very interesting in their designs, the discovery of Viking fortifications pertains to nothing new in the field of archaeology. But this time around, there might be something very special about the ring fortress uncovered in the island of Zealand. Known as the Vallø Borgring, some historians believe this was the very training camp from…



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