Dutch media reported, wrecks and remains of ships which may have been part of a Spanish fleet were recently discovered. The wrecks were discovered near Hoorn, in the Markermeer. This artificial lake was once part of the Dutch Zuiderzee, which in turn was connected to the North sea.
Dutch museum Het Valkhof in Nijmegen announced it will soon exhibit what remains of an Iron Age chariot grave. A chariot and body were burnt centuries ago, with the remains being collected and buried. This burial was discovered by amateur archaeologists in 2018.
It may take a while, but what is thrown away may well be considered a treasure. Take recent discoveries by London archaeologists. They started digging and ended up discovering ‘treasure’ inside a medieval cesspit.
At just under 160 pages, this is a short novel; but don’t be fooled! Sarah Moss offers a powerful and convincing story. Her “Ghost Wall” describes what happens during an archaeological experiment.
Thursday 9th of May, British archeologists will reveal what they learned from excavating an Anglo-Saxon burial chamber. British media already call the grave Britain’s Tutankhamun-tomb.
Dutch eagle-eyed archeologists discovered a few fragments during an excavation in 2016. The bronze fragments were found about 60 cm deep. They showed some kind of feather pattern.
Archeologists and researchers investigating Stonehenge continue to discover interesting facts. The latest revelations concern the people who created Stonehenge. There is a link between Wiltshire and Wales.
Employees of a Dutch Water Company recently dug up a medieval hoard. While digging a trench, they struck lucky. They found a ‘pot of gold’.
My roots – distant roots – lie in Africa, it seems. I had suspected as much. Nevertheless, it was nice to hear my distant origins lie somewhere near the vineyards and beautiful landscape of Johannesburg.