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Richard III Dig Site May Also Hold Beheaded Friars
2013-07-10 07:16:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As work continues at the Grey Friars church dig site where University of Leicester archaeologists earlier discovered the remains of King Richard III, excavators are hoping to uncover a more gruesome burial. A group of friars who were beheaded for treason by King Henry IV in 1402 may have been buried at the church site, some 80 years before Richard III was hastily buried with neither coffin nor shroud. While researchers were...

Leicester Interns Unearth Medieval Artifacts At Richard III Dig Site
2013-07-09 06:19:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just a few days into a month-long excavation of Grey Friars church in Leicester, where University of Leicester researchers uncovered the grave of King Richard III last September, university interns have already found some interesting artifacts. Year 12 intern Emma Link and archaeology undergraduate Claire Calver have just begun work at the dig site and have already unearthed some medieval remains. As part of their work at the...

Archaeologists Begin New Dig At Richard III Burial Site
2013-07-02 06:29:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly five months since remains found in a car park in Leicester, England were proven to be those of Richard III, a new study is being undertaken by researchers at University of Leicester to shed new light on the final resting place of the fallen king. Experts plan to spend the next several weeks carefully digging up the burial spot at the site of the once erect Grey Friars church in hopes of revealing much more about the...

2013-06-18 23:17:44

For The First Time In 131 Years, A Swedish Company Has Become A Sponsor Of Oxford City Football Club Oxford, UK (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 President of Oxford City FC Thomas Anthony Guerriero announced that Ateco (http://www.ateco.se) has become their first sponsor from Sweden in the club´s long history. Guerriero stated, “The Oxford name is an internationally recognized brand and at Oxford City FC we are focused on bringing global awareness of our club and the marketing...

2013-06-10 23:03:59

Based in Birmingham, UK, recent BEAT100 Ultimate Musician winners, XOVA, represent the “sound of 2013” with their modern blend of reggae vibes combined with pop, rock, ska, metal, dubstep, blues, Motown, and folk. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Based in Birmingham, UK, recent BEAT100 Ultimate Musician winners, XOVA, represent the “sound of 2013” with their modern blend of reggae vibes combined with pop, rock, ska, metal, dubstep, blues, Motown, and folk. “We are a...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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