The Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine

Wife Discovered With Husband’s Heart, Centuries After Death

by Dave Sadler
The 17th-century burial of a French noblewoman that included the embalmed heart of her husband is not only a trés romantic gesture, but also a scientific phenomenon that has never been seen before in archaeology, according to a recent study on the…

Earth Has A Brand-New Continent Called Zealandia, And It’s Been Hiding In Plain Sight For Ages

by Dave Sadler
Geologists have determined there's a new continent called "Zealandia." Recent satellite data and rock samples led to the conclusion. New Zealand and New Caledonia are part of the new continent,…

NUS Museum exhibition reveals Myanmar’s lost art of celadon ceramics

by Dave Sadler
Scores of unexcavated kilns in the town of Twante reveal Myanmar was an exporter of celadon during the 15th century. Now, a group of people are trying to revive this lost craft for the future. Continue reading - NUS Museum…

Essex fields home to lots of treasure including medieval brooches, inquest hears

by Dave Sadler
A list of historic finds, including some dating to before the Norman invasion, has proved that Essex fields are some of the most lucrative for treasure seekers. One of the most interesting pieces designated…

Free PDF – A – Z Of Celtic Mythology by Gemma Matson

by Dave Sadler
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Charred turnip dinner from 400 years ago throws new light on conquest of Siberia

by Dave Sadler
Intriguing finds from archeological excavations in old garrison town of Tara, a key historic staging post to the east. The turnip, pictured here, was ready for cooking in a large clay pot when the log house…

Stolen and smuggled part of sarcophagus to be repatriated in Greece after 30 years

by Dave Sadler
A part of a marble sarcophagus that was stolen in 1988 and was found and confiscated from a gallery in Manhattan, New York, where it was displayed will return to Greece, the District Attorney’s office announced…

Very old, charming – er – thing goes on display in Athens

by Dave Sadler
A bird-like statuette dating back 7,000 years has mystified archaeologists in Greece who still do not know exactly what it is, or where it came from. The "7,000-year-old enigma," as it has been dubbed by the National Archaeological Museum, has been…
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