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Queen Re-interred

A 4,000-year-old skeleton, known as the Queen of the Inch, is to be re-interred in the tiny island of Inchmarnock in the Firth of Clyde. Warning : contains photograph of human remains Read More...

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APABE Website

The Advisory Panel on the Archaeology of Burials in England (APABE) have now go their new website up and running. It can be found at : http://www.britarch.ac.uk/apabe. If you would like to comment on the website...

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Stonehenge Reburial Extension – Update

An application to extend the license granted to the archaeological team that excavated human remains from Stonehenge in 2008 has been received by the Ministry of Justice. The extension application has been lodged by...

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Time Team Skeletons to be Reburied

It has been reported that skeletons dating from 1755 CE are to be reburied just over a year after having been excavated following complaints from the public. Caroline Dinenage, MP for Gosport said: t’It’s...

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Fin Cop Hill Fort Dig

In August 209, a group from the The Longstone Local History Group digging on the site of an Iron Age hill fort at Fin Cop, near Monsl Dale in the Pek District unearthed a...

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Ancient Remains in Israel

If you ever thought we make a fuss about how human remains are treated in this country, try reading this short article on how they go about things in Israel. Read More At:  Haaretz.com

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Let Ancestors Rest in Peace

The spirit of Burke and Hare is being invoked by a local councillor in an attempt to preserve Victorian burial chambers under threat from archaeological excavation.  The interesting aspect of this case is that...

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Red Lady of Paviland – a Performance

HAD is pleased to draw your attention to an interesting new performance event centred on the Red Lady of Paviland due to take place in April in Carmarthen.  The following introductory extract is taken...