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A 500-year-old artefact is one of the earliest depictions of mythical figure from history, an expert says.

Treasure depicts medieval 'Wild Man'

Medieval Wild Man relic discovered by treasure hunters - Medieval Archives

The story of a medieval Boudicca, Alfred the Great's daughter, and her struggle to restore her people and reclaim their land

Joanna Arman writes a piece for us upon the release of her new book The Warrior Queen: The Life and Legend of Aethelflaed, Daughter of Alfred the Great.

Scholar fights archaeological looting in Egypt with exposure on social media  #history #archaeology #egypt

Scholar fights archaeological looting in Egypt

Egyptian scholar fights archaeological looting with exposure on social media

the Jack Cade rebellion in Kent was a precursor to the War of the Roses.

Summer of 1450 was full of unrest in England. A failing war in France, political corruption and out of control crime left the citizens of England on edge

Agincourt was an astonishing clash of arms, a pivotal moment in the Hundred Years War and the history of warfare in general. In August 1415, King Henry V claimed the throne of France and landed an …

New database reveals ancestor veterans of the Hundred Years War - Medieval Archives

"Banner of Hearts" from "The Playing Cards of Peter Flötner," published by Hans Christoph Zell (Nuremberg, 1540), woodcut on paper with watercolor, opaque paint, and gold, 4 1/8 x 2 3/8 inches (© Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, photo by Georg Janssen)

The Bawdy History of Medieval Playing Cards - Medieval Archives

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Authorities have unveiled what they said was a record haul of rare antiquities illegally looted from Italy and discovered during raids on Swiss warehouses belonging to an accused Sicilian art dealer.

It is the first such discovery in decades of a cave which housed the famous relics.

It is the first such discovery in decades of a cave which housed the famous relics.

Anglo Saxon gold from a Leeds field goes on display

Leeds nostalgia: The story of how the Leeds Hoard came to be in city museum

24 of The Strangest Discoveries On Earth

Archaeologists have discovered the skeletons of a number of ‘ nuns who were eventually punished for their sins by having their priory dissolved and their prioress pensioned of

Post revoltuion graffitied wall on temple in shadow Saqqara step pyramid

Using Social Media to Predict When Precious Antiquities Are Under Threat

This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among Arizona State University, New America, and Slate.

princess of Ukok mummy, with marked tattoo on her arm - credit Siberian Times, queries Will Stewart

year old tattoos on a woman dubbed the "Siberian princess", Ukok Plateau, Russia (tattoos are circled)

The front cover for Tant le Desiree, music about the life and times of Richard III by The Legendary Ten Seconds.

The front cover for Tant le desiree, the second album of music about the life and times of Richard III by The Legendary Ten Seconds. Artwork painted by Graham Moores.

Hadrian's WAll is under threat. The National Trust says it has found evidence of illegal excavations carried out by criminals armed with metal detectors

Illegal 'nighthawkers' damage Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's WAll is under threat. The National Trust says it has found evidence of illegal excavations carried out by criminals armed with metal detectors

RISD Museum: Unknown artist, German, Germany. ”Wildman” stove tile, ca. 1480. Earthenware with lead glaze. 22.2 x 10.8 x 3.5 cm (8 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches). Gift of Leopold Blumka 48.445

“Wildman” stove tile, Germany, ca. 1480 Unknown artist, German Earthenware with lead glaze Via RISD - …Symbol of lust and aggression from secular medieval art. A creature born of artistic imagination,.

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