Burial of CNS from Colonial-era Eten, Peru, during excavation. This teenager was buried in keeping with the Catholic rite of the time: hands placed on her chest in a praying position. (Photo by Sam Scholes used with kind permission of Haagen Klaus.
Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn’t eat
A handout image released by Pompeii's Archaeological Superintendence Press Office on 29 September 2015 shows a Cat scan aof the cast from one of the victims of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD in Pompeii, in Naples, Italy.
Plague grave excavations contradict tales of naked bodies piled in pits
In the summer of 1665, as the great plague ripped the heart out of the medieval city of London, people were still managing to bury the dead in coffins, correctly aligned in the traditional Christian east-west position wherever possible, according to the evidence of newly excavated plague graves.
Tampa family finds pirate treasure in grandpa's attic
Peter the Wild Boy 1785 . "a feral found in the German forest in Peter walked on all fours, ate grass & leaves, and never learned to speak. He was bought to London and lived at the castle, virtually a "pet." He is buried in Hertfordshire, England.
A Controversial Restoration That Wipes Away the Past
an EXTREMELY well preserved body from circa 500 - 600 BC found in Denmark in he still had skin, hair, and a five o clock shadow. he was found when two brothers were digging in peat to use for fuel. the peat is what preserved him so well.