Archive - May 19, 2012 - Story

Ecuadoran archaeologists hope to find Atahualpa's grave

Archaeologists from Ecuador's Cultural Patrimony Institute hope to discover the tomb of Atahualpa, the last Inca emperor, during a dig to be conducted at Sigchos, about 70km south of Quito. The site was found in 2010 by Ecuadoran historian Tamara Estupinan.

Roman ornaments found in Sozopol, Bulgaria

Excavations by Bulgarian archeologists Dimitar Nedev and Tsonya Drajeva have unearthed Roman artifacts including a "massive gold ring and a gold leaf from a royal crown" at the site of the ancient city of Apollonia, now Sozopol.

Meenakshi da Gama elevated to Pelican in the Outlands

Francesca di Pavia reports that on that Mistress Meenakshi da Gama, of the Kingdom of the Outlands, sat vigil on Saturday, April 28, 2012, to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.