A 3,000-year-old burial site in Kent has been found to contain the remains of migrants from as far away as Scandinavia and the western Mediterranean. A total of 25 people, aged between 6 and 55 at the time of their death, were found in the pits. The researchers found a group of nine spent their lives in the local area, while eight were believed to have been born in what is now southern Norway or Sweden. Another five came from the western Mediterranean, possibly Spain or even North Africa.
Digging History: The latest 67 discoveries from the ancient world
British archaeologists have uncovered the remains of stone foundations in a pattern which suggests that there may have been a series of medieval buildings on a modern construction site. The mystery lies in exactly what the buildings were once used for.
The earliest human footprints outside of Africa have been uncovered, on the English coast, by a team of scientists led by Queen Mary University of London, the British Museum and the Natural History Museum. Up to five people left the series of footprints in mud on the bank of an ancient river estuary over 800,000 years ago at Happisburgh in northeast Norfolk.
Cliffs End Farm - the pit burial In one Late Bronze Age pit archaeologists found the skeletons of five people. The upper skeleton is an old man, with a child beside him. The lower one is a teenager with his head on the skull of a cow.
Massive “Superhenge” Site Discovered Buried One Mile Away From Stonehenge – by John Vibes A massive megalithic site was discovered near Stonehenge this week, buried under the ground, just one mile from the world-famous rock formation in Wiltshire, England. The researchers found roughly 90 large stones using remote sensing and geophysical imaging technology. “These latest... #stonehenge