Masato Sakai, a professor of cultural anthropology at Yamagata University and the deputy director of the university's Nazca research institute, talks about the newest geoglyphs found in areas near Nazca, Peru, in Yamagata on July 7. (Nobuyoshi Yonezawa)
Megalithic cist burial monument discovered Kerala. The megalithic cist burial discovered in Kozhikode district [Credit: The Hindu] “This secondary burial practice of the Megalithic people has been constructed with six rocks slabs. The monument has a length of 1.50 metres and width of 1.10 metres,” says N.K. Ramesh, archaeological anthropologist, who has made several discoveries in north Kerala including megalithic urn-burial and cist burial sites at Manikkovilakam near Kuitheri.
An ancient skeleton, thought to date back to Roman Britain, has been discovered in a sewer trench. Contractors from Yorkshire Water were installing sewers in Norton near Malton when they made the discovery. The discovery was made by contractors working on sewers under Sutton Street in Norton-on-Derwent [Credit: Yorkshire Water]