Who can decipher the coded message inscribed in gold on this medieval sword? Experts appeal for help.
Spectacular Viking Treasure Casts Light on Europe’s Past
Scotland’s latest Viking discovery, a hoard of gold and silver objects worth over a million pounds, throws light on Viking influence across Europe more than a thousand years ago.
Are Modern Expectations Around Childcare and Parenting Skewed?
School closures often elicit very emotional responses from all sides. Looking at childcare in Victorian Britain might help to put things in perspective.
Reading the Runes: Decoding Runic Inscriptions of the Middle Ages
Are runes coded messages, quick notes, or tall tales? Researchers are still working to decipher many runic inscriptions, but the answer is all of the above.
Mummy of Young Inca Woman Tells Dramatic Story
A Munich anthropology team uses forensic techniques to study a young Inca woman’s mummy kept in Bavaria, and to uncover this ancient murder mystery.