Beaufighter Discovered by Couple Walking on the Beach

Graham Holden and his partner were walking their dog on a Cleethorpes beach when they discovered wreckage that left him “amazed.”

Experts believe that what they found is the remains of an RAF Bristol Beaufighter which crashed shortly after it took off from North Coates in Lincolnshire one day in April 1944. RAF North Coates was located six miles southeast of Cleethorpes when it operated from 1914 until its closure in 1990. The airfield is now operated privately…

Source: Beaufighter Discovered by Couple Walking on the Beach

3000-Year-Old Pharaoh Ramses II Statue Found In Cairo Slum: It’s “One Of The Most Important Discovery Ever” – FLOW ART STATION

3000-Year-Old Pharaoh Ramses II Statue Found In Cairo Slum: It’s “One Of The Most Important Discovery Ever” A team of German and Egyptian archaeologists made a colossal discovery on March 9th – lit…

Source: 3000-Year-Old Pharaoh Ramses II Statue Found In Cairo Slum: It’s “One Of The Most Important Discovery Ever” – FLOW ART STATION

Henry VII’s four-poster bed thrown out & sold for just £2,200

Over time, some ancient artifacts and art pieces have gotten thrown out by accident. Some pieces have even been sold by mistake as well. The most recent ar…

Source: Henry VII’s four-poster bed thrown out & sold for just £2,200 – but now it’s confirmed as the real thing – could be worth £20 million

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This Stunning 700-Year-Old Hand Carved Cave Was Found Behind A Rabbit Hole In The British Countryside.

We’ve all heard of rabbit holes leading to another world before, but that’s usually something that only happens in books!

Photographer Michael Scott took a trip down a rabbit hole into this medieval cave, armed with candles for illumination and captured…

Source: This Stunning 700-Year-Old Hand Carved Cave Was Found Behind A Rabbit Hole In The British Countryside.

Mystery of three 400-year-old secret letters found under floorboards of historic mansion – including a shopping list – Mirror Online

Three 400-year-old letters – including a shopping list – have been uncovered in a rare discovery under floorboards of an historic mansion.

The amazing hidden treasures, dating from 1603, 1622 and 1633, have unearthed secrets about Tudor mansion Knole House, and how it was run in the 17th century.

All three letters were found by…

Source: Mystery of three 400-year-old secret letters found under floorboards of historic mansion – including a shopping list – Mirror Online

Ancient Ottoman and Byzantine shipwrecks discovered in pristine condition in Black Sea | Byzantine Blog

The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project has been on a mission to map out the floor of the Black Sea. The study was geared towards understanding how quickly sea levels rose at the end of the last…

Source: Ancient Ottoman and Byzantine shipwrecks discovered in pristine condition in Black Sea | Byzantine Blog

Ship found in Arctic 168 years after doomed Northwest Passage attempt | World news | The Guardian

The long-lost ship of British polar explorer Sir John Franklin, HMS Terror, has been found in pristine condition at the bottom of an Arctic bay, researchers have said, in a discovery that challenges the accepted history behind one of polar exploration’s deepest mysteries.

HMS Terror and Franklin’s flagship, HMS Erebus, were abandoned in heavy sea ice far to the north of the eventual wreck site in 1848, during the…

Source: Ship found in Arctic 168 years after doomed Northwest Passage attempt | World news | The Guardian

Incredible 5,000-Year-Old Temple Complex In Orkney Could Re-Write History Of Scotland | MessageToEagle.com

More important than Stonehenge: The temple precinct being uncovered in Orkney contains 100 Stone Age buildings

MessageToEagle.com – The excavations at the Ness of Brodgar have been attracting a lot of attention recently and now it’s time for yet another surprise that could re-write the history of Scotland and change our image of prehistoric people who inhabited this region. Ness of Brodgar is an archaeological site between the Ring of Brodgar and […]

Source: Incredible 5,000-Year-Old Temple Complex In Orkney Could Re-Write History Of Scotland | MessageToEagle.com

Escape Tunnel, Dug by Hand, Is Found at Holocaust Massacre Site – The New York Times

Jewish forced laborers dug a tunnel from this holding pit near Vilnius, Lithuania, into the surrounding forest. Credit Ezra Wolfinger for NOVA

A team of archaeologists and mapmakers say they have uncovered a forgotten tunnel that 80 Jews dug largely by hand as they tried to escape from a Nazi extermination site in Lithuania about 70 years ago.

The Lithuanian site, Ponar, holds mass burial pits and graves where up to 100,000 people were…

Source: Escape Tunnel, Dug by Hand, Is Found at Holocaust Massacre Site – The New York Times

CAIRO: A 3,800 year-old mummy of a high class Egyptian woman has been unearthed on the west bank of the Nile River near Aswan, the antiquities ministry announced in a statement Tuesday – @AceHistoryNews | ‘ Ace Worldwide History ‘

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3,800 year-old mummy of high-class Egyptian woman unearthed in Aswan “The mummy of a woman named “Sattjeni” was found wrapped in linen bandages lying inside two coff…

Source: CAIRO: A 3,800 year-old mummy of a high-class Egyptian woman has been unearthed on the west bank of the Nile River near Aswan, the antiquities ministry announced in a statement Tuesday – @AceHistoryNews | ‘ Ace Worldwide History ‘

Auschwitz mug reveals secret possessions hidden for 70 years

Auschwitz museum staff have uncovered jewellery hidden for 70 years inside a mug with a double bottom.

The “very well hidden” possessions, a gold ring and a necklace, were found by curators carrying out maintenance work on items in the museum.

It was found in one of thousands of enamelled…

Source: Auschwitz mug reveals secret possessions hidden for 70 years

Barn conversion leads to amazing find of palatial Roman villa

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It was the urge to avoid playing ping-pong in the dark that led Luke Irwin to make one of Britain’s most extraordinary archaeological discoveries in recent years. Without that compulsion, he might never have found out that he lives on the site of one of the biggest Roman villas ever…

Source: Barn conversion leads to amazing find of palatial Roman villa

Seven-meter Torpedo Found At Scapa Flow Linked To Sinking Of HMS Royal Oak

A seven-meter torpedo was discovered last month in Scapa Flow, a shallow-bottomed bay sheltered by Scotland’s northern islands. Experts believe that the torpedo was fired by a German U-boat at the HMS Royal Oak at the beginning of World War II.

It was found during a routine sonar survey by Sula Diving for Orkney Islands Council.Royal Navy divers from a nearby base arrived to see…

Source: Seven-meter Torpedo Found At Scapa Flow Linked To Sinking Of HMS Royal Oak

‘Hugely important’ iron age remains found at Yorkshire site | Science | The Guardian

Bronze bracelet with coral decoration discovered at the site in Yorkshire. Photograph: MAP Archeology

Almost 3,000 years after being buried, the remarkably well-preserved remains of 150 skeletons and their personal possessions have been discovered in a small market town at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds.

The remains of the burial ground that contained skeletons of people from the middle-iron age Arras culture in Pocklington, east Yorkshire is being hailed as…

Source: ‘Hugely important’ iron age remains found at Yorkshire site | Science | The Guardian

Archaeologists discover previously unknown Anglo-Saxon industrial island in Lincolnshire | Culture24

This sceat was discovered on an Anglo-Saxon island in Lincolnshire © Portable Antiquities Scheme

An Anglo-Saxon island which could have been a monastic or trading centre in Lincolnshire is being described as one of the most important discoveries in decades by archaeologists, who say hundreds of dress pins, 21 styli and a “huge” number of 7th and 8th century coins are merely an “enticing glimpse” of an ancient settlement…

Source: Archaeologists discover previously unknown Anglo-Saxon industrial island in Lincolnshire | Culture24