New archeological and forensic evidence reveals that the first settlers in Virginias Jamestown Colony resorted to cannibalism during the Starving Time winter of 1609, scientists announced Wednesday. The butchered remains of a 14-year-old English girl were discovered on the site of Fort James amidst animal bones in the summer of 2012 by a team from the Jamestown Rediscovery Project and Preservation Virginia.
loaf of carbonized bread It apparently was baking in a oven when the super-heated waves of poisonous gas swept down from Vesuvius and across the homes and business of Pompeii. Carbonized and left buried in the oven for more than 1500 years, it’s a remarkable object from the past, both for its “everyday-ness” and the fact that it even survived the centuries.
The archaeology and heritage of London discovered by the Crossrail programme, is explored in the latest books published by Oxford Archaeology and MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology). Since Elizabeth line construction began in 2009, more than 200 archaeologists have unearthed over 10,000 objects from 40 locations, spanning 55 million years. #archeology #ancient #london #british
Nohmul Pyramid Bulldozed In Belize For Rocks - A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize's largest Mayan pyramids with backhoes and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project, authorities announced on Monday.