Tag - archaeology

Viking Version of Money Mouth Discovered

Swedish archaeologists, analyzing over 500 skeletons from a Viking-age cemetary, have discovered that approximately 10% of the men (mostly young), but no women, had horizontal grooves marking their front teeth. The grooves appeared in pairs...

Mole Archaeologists Discover Roman Villa!

And in more news, my children have been working overtime to help the world’s academics discover more about the Glory that was Greece, and the Grandeur that was Rome. This time, some intrepid and dedicated moles led archaeologists to...

Google Maps Find Nearby Pizza Joints Plus...

It’s amazing what you can get done while sitting at your computer. It used to be that you’d be lucky to slay an enemy playing Zork or something. These days, people are practicing real-life archaeology on their computers. An...

Archaeology Link-o-Rama

The coolness never ends: First up, there’s a door in the UK that goes back 900 years. Sadly, though, the human skin they thought was covering the door turned out to be cow hide. Poor cow. Next, they’ve found an 8000-year-old...