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Abbott’s grave discovered The full uninterrupted grave of a Cistercian abbot has been discovered by archaeologists at the ruins of Furness Abbey, one of Britain’s most influential medieval monasteries. The skeleton was found by Oxford Archaeology North who were carrying out excavations during emergency repairs at the Cumbrian site. The rare find could date as far back as [...]
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Skeletons of couple holding hands found in Romania

Academics / Archaeology : Archaeology in Europe (12 months ago)

Archaeologists excavating the inner courtyard of a former Dominican monastery may have discovered a Romanian Romeo and Juliet after unearthing the bodies of a young couple who were buried holding hands. Archaeologists excavating the... Read Post

Bodies, bodies everywhere

Academics / Archaeology : ArchaeoBlog (2 years ago)

UT archaeologists discovering unmarked graves from 1902 Anderson County mining disaster University of Tennessee archaeologists are discovering the unmarked graves of itinerant miners who died in the 1902 Fraterville mining disaster.... Read Post

Medieval abbot's grave discovered at Furness Abbey

Academics / Archaeology : Archaeology in Europe (2 years ago)

The full uninterrupted grave of a Cistercian abbot has been discovered by archaeologists at the ruins of Furness Abbey, one of Britain's most influential medieval monasteries. The skeleton was found by Oxford Archaeology North who w... Read Post


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