Archive - Nov 2, 2011 - Story

Own an "extraordinary medieval castle" in Italy

Southby's International Realty invites interested parties to purchase an "Extraordinary Medieval Castle" in Torino, Italy.

Photos of the Coronation of Gregor and Kiena

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has posted an album of photos from the Coronation of Gregor and Kiena which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

13th century graveyard in Italy reveals strange burials

A woman with nails driven into her skull and another surrounded by 17 dice have led archaeologists to speculate that a cemetery in Tuscany may have been a witch's graveyard.

Early Christian cemetery found in Ireland

A pre-Viking burial site dating to the 600s has been found near Dublin, Ireland. The site was discovered during construction for a power company project.

Yavneh-Yam believed to be stronghold of Islamic power

The harbor at Yavneh-Yam in Israel has been an important port since the Roman era, but now researchers think it was also "one of the final strongholds of Early Islamic power in the region."

Archaeology meets folklore in documentary

Filmmakers Davide Marco Zori and Jesse Byock from the UCLA Archaeology Department explore "whether oral and written histories can help us understand the relics of the past" in The Saga of a Viking Age Longhouse in Iceland.