Archive - Sep 6, 2010 - Story

Saxon window found in England

A window, complete with working wood shutter, has been discovered during repairs to a church in Boxford, England. Stonework and mortar have helped date the window to before the Norman conquest of 1066.

5th century Buddhist temple found in Afghanistan

Amidst the fighting south of Kabul, Afghanistan, comes a bright spot: the discovery of a Buddhist-era temple dating back to the 5th century.

Experts debate meaning of symbols on Pictish stones

The debate continues among archeologists and linguists over the symbols on over 200 carved stones dating to the time of the Picts in Scotland. Archeologists feel that the carvings are "symbolic markings that communicated information."