A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America
Bone Find Reveals Site of Lost Saxon Church
Thursday, May 16, 2013
WALLINGFORD, ENGLAND—Construction workers uncovered a medieval skeleton at a home in southern England. The bones have helped archaeologists pinpoint the location of St. Lucian’s, a Saxon church and one of the oldest in the town. “St. Lucian’s Church pre-dates the Norman Conquest, so this is an exciting discovery,” said Judy Dewey, curator of the Wallingford Museum. The bones have been reburied in the home’s garden.
Maya city zoning, trophy skulls in Bolivia, saving the Spanish Armada, an Indus migration, and Papua New Guinea’s smoked mummies
The dragon that guarded Xanadu