Archive - Feb 17, 2009 - Story

"Marvelous discovery" of 1500-year-old Saxon graves in Sussex

"It was a bit scary at first because we were unsure if it was a murder scene," said metal detectorist Bob white who, with his friend Cliff Smith, recently discovered a 1,500-year-old Saxon burial ground in Sussex, England.

Rosemund of the Misty Meadows elevated in An Tir

Mästarinna Ula Brennasdottir, Head of Retinue to Their Royal Majesties Vik and Inga of the Kingdom of An Tir, reports that Rosemund of the Misty Meadows has been elevated to the Order of the Pelican.

Historic sword and knife photos online

Thorpe shares an album of his photos of knives and swords taken at the Metropolitan Museum on his Photo Bucket website.

Treasures found in 2008

Have metal detector, will travel? It's amazing what can be found with patience and practice, as WTF? Place reports: 10 great archaeological finds for the year 2008.