Latest Burial Stories
When the “Red Lady” of Spain was in discovered in 2010, her 19,000 year old remains caused excitement in the archaeological community because they gave a rare insight into the behavior of people in the Upper Paleolithic period. Now, evidence of flowers placed on the tomb has added to the ancient story.
As the world’s population inches closer to the eight billion mark, there are growing concerns over an issue that might not be the sort of thing that you’d immediately think about: what to do with all of these they people once they die?
A coffin-within-a-coffin discovered close to the remains of King Richard III contained an elderly woman who may have been an early church benefactor, archaeologists have announced.
Every year, more than one million people plan and fund their funerals ahead of time.
Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A time capsule that was buried by Paul Revere and his fellow revolutionary Samuel Adams in 1795 has been unearthed by workers at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The find came to light during investigations into a leak inside a cornerstone. The discovery has inspired the imaginations of the city’s residents and The Boston Globe has published a full account of the find. Historians were aware of the existence of the...
A team of researchers, led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has discovered a pair of Ice Age infants. The children were buried more than 11,000 years ago in Alaska.
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FALL RIVER, Mass., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burial rites, by their very nature, provide survivors with a complete sense of participation.
Archaeologists in Siberia have discovered a 3,500-year-old burial site containing skeletons of men and women buried together, some facing each other and holding hands.
Archaeologists working with London’s Crossrail project have announced the discovery of 20 Roman-era skulls in the Walbrook river.
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