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Mysterious Roman dodecahedron is ‘find of a lifetime’

A Roman dodecahedron unearthed on a community dig in...

HMS Hood ‘sunk by mechanical failure, not Bismarck’

It was the most shocking loss of a Royal...

Victorian map unlocks ‘incredible’ tale of Romano-British metal hoard

Archival detective work and scientific analysis by archaeologists have revealed the likely origin of one of the largest and most unusual hoards of late Roman...

Medals of Welsh hero of 4,000-mile WW2 commando raid up for sale

Medals awarded to a British soldier who took part...

Picasso’s Guernica ‘inspired by Goya and Capa weeks before bombing’

Pablo Picasso had his vision for his masterpiece Guernica weeks before...

Railway pub that predates train stations among newly listed sites

An 1820s railway pub built before the development of...

‘Backwater’ town was bustling trade hub that rewrites Roman history

A Roman town once considered so unpromising that no...

Medieval Slavic migration transformed gene pool across Balkans

Ancestry from early medieval Slavic migrations is widespread right...

Obelisk to Lady Mary Wortley Montagu given new protection

An obelisk in Yorkshire celebrating the achievements of Lady...

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