601 CE and Earlier
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-28 11:44
Archaeologists have identified remains found in a cemetery in Cumbria, England as belonging to two Amazon warriors, proving that women fought with the Roman army.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-26 10:01
Raymond Tebble of South Shields, England, was convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeolical site in Leicestershire, England, and was sentenced to one month in prison. His metal detector was confiscated.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-25 11:38
A 2,000-year-old Roman infantry sword "autographed" by its original owner, has been added to the collection of Great Britain's Royal Armouries.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-25 09:56
An archaeological dig at Northgate House in Winchester, England has unearthed well-preserved remains of several early medieval buildings.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-19 12:20
A treasure trove inquest held recently in Great Suffolk, England, has declared a collection of jewelry fragments discovered by a metal detector to be treasure.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 07:13
Archaeologists excavating the ancient city of Eleutherna on Crete are finding evidence of continuous occupation from the 9th B.C.E. until the 14th century C.E.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-15 16:03
DNA tests have shown the remains of a 2,000-year-old warrior in an Iranian tomb are those of a woman.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-12-15 11:29
According to forensic research conducted for a BBC2 documentary, "The Real Face of Santa," Saint Nicholas was short, olive-skinned and had a broken nose.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 21:20
The Cumbria County Council has transferred management of the Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall to English Heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-13 18:00
Iranian archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old backgammon set, thought to be the world's oldest, making the country the "cradle of board games."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 14:57
Archaeologists working on a site near Neuss, Germany have discovered the remains of a Roman rest stop, including a service station, restaurant and a hotel.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-11 11:11
A Greek farmer recently discovered a stone monument marking the 1st century B.C.E. battle between Mithridates VI and Roman forces.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 16:33
Derbyshire carpenter Patrick Weir has a new theory on the construction of Stonehenge and how the massive stones were transported to Salisbury Plain.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 11:08
An article by Cassandra Franklin-Barbajosa for National Geographic traces the history of tattoos, including the use of the Jerusalem cross during the Crusades.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-12-03 08:43
The graves of five Saxon warriors were discovered on the weekend at Marlborough by metal detecting enthusiasts.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-28 17:55
A burial site near Acre, once believed to have been a Jewish cemetery, has turned out to be Roman.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-27 15:03
Timbers from a 2nd century Roman brewery have been returned to England and are now on display in an Ipswich museum.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-27 09:58
A 4,000-year-old megalithic structure has been discovered in central Russia.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-11-25 19:51
American researcher Robert Sarmast claims to have discovered the legendary island of Atlantis off the coast of Cyprus.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-24 09:15
Out of SCA time period, but still interesting, is an article on the costumes of sets of Oliver Stone's Alexander.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-11-22 07:15
An archaeological dig at Southwark in London has turned up a tin of Roman face-cosmetic, according to scientists at Bristol University.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 13:20
University of New York at Buffalo geophysicist Gregory S. Baker believes laptops may be more effective tools for archeologists than picks and trowels.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 10:31
Rabbits are threatening Roman historical sites in Scotland by burrowing beneath their foundations.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-12 19:01
The skeletal remains of a tiny adult female discovered on an Indonesian island have researchers fantasizing about hobbits.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-12 08:28
HBO's miniseries on ancient Rome, being filmed now and scheduled to air next fall, is being called "dazzling."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-10 09:38
Trier, the oldest city in Germany, has been called "Roma Secunda", the second Rome, and is full of Roman monuments.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-07 14:57
Botanists believe that all English elm trees may be descended from one tree brought to England by the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-02 15:43
Archaeologists are concerend about the future of a Roman burial site near Maryport in Cumbria which is being battered by the sea.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-29 12:35
Researchers have been studying the "bog butter" regularly found buried in peat bogs in Scotland and Ireland for clues to what the substance really was.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-27 06:51
Russian archaeologists have discovered a burial mound containing the remains of a lavishly dressed woman as well as items suggesting "the woman's professional involvement in the world of witchcraft and magic."