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Blast turned brain to glass in Pompeii

Blast turned brain to glass in Pompeii

The remains of a man lying on a wooden bed were discovered at Herculaneum, closer to Vesuvius than Pompeii, in the 1960s. He is believed to have been the custodian of a place of worship, the Collegium Augustalium.

Dr. Sandra Toffolo found oldest city view of Venice

Dr. Sandra Toffolo found oldest city view of Venice

Oldest known city view of Venice discovered. Researcher Dr. Sandra Toffolo from the University of St Andrews has unearthed the oldest known city view of Venice, dating from the 14th century.

Statistical reliability analysis for Roman emperors

Statistical reliability analysis for Roman emperors

When statistically modelled, the length of time from the beginning of their reign until their death followed a set pattern, similar to that seen in reliability engineering, interdisciplinary research by Dr. Joseph Saleh, an Aerospace Engineer from…

The oldest hunting equipment: Otzis bowstring

The oldest hunting equipment: Otzi's bowstring

The Alpine ice-patch sites of Tisenjoch, Schnidejoch and Loet- schenpass brought to light the most complete archery equipment known from European Prehistory.

Evidence shows that resin was used by Neandertals in central Italy.

Evidence shows that resin was used by Neandertals in central Italy.

Neanderthals used resin 'glue' to craft their stone tools. Ethnographic evidence indicates that resin, which dries when exposed to air, is generally warmed by exposure to a small fire thus softened to be molded and pushed in position in the haft.

Getty Museum acquired a group of seventeen ancient engraved gems

Getty Museum acquired a group of seventeen ancient engraved gems

The great majority of the Sangiorgi gems were acquired before World War II, and many derive from notable earlier collections amassed by Lelio Pasqualini, the Boncompagni-Ludovisi family, the Duke of Marlborough, and Paul Arndt in Munich.