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50 Roman Slaves Found Buried with ‘Care’ in England

50 Roman Slaves Found Buried with ‘Care’ in England

A Roman slave burial ground has been found near what was once a great ancient villa in Britain. Many of the graves are...
A close-up of the vandalised Bronze Age burial mound, with tyre tracks shown. (Gwent Outdoor Centres)

Mindless Vandals Churn Up Bronze Age Burial Site

For those who love and respect the past and our heritage, there is nothing more sickening than the mindless destruction of historic monuments....
Excavations at the North Tombs Cemetery in 2017 (image courtesy of the Amarna Project via Antiquity Publications Ltd)

First Examples of Ancient Egyptian Head Cones Found at Amarna

Ancient Egyptian art frequently depicted people wearing cone-shaped headgear, but for a long time no physical examples were found. Now, an international team...
[We Love '90s Horror] 'Cemetery Man' Melds Arthouse Weirdness With Zom-Com Lunacy

[We Love ’90s Horror] ‘Cemetery Man’ Melds Arthouse Weirdness With Zom-Com Lunacy

The ‘90s often get a bad rap with horror fans. After the numerous successful slashers and creature effects films of the ’80s, the ‘90s...
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Movie Review: Cemetery Man (1994) – As Vast as Space and as Timeless as...

This movie may be ridiculous, but director Michele Soavi isn’t going to let that keep him from making one fun movie. It’s a...
Aerial view of a section of the Roman necropolis found in Narbonne, France

Roman Necropolis of “Regular Folk” Found in France

A magnificent Roman necropolis has been unearthed at Narbonne, in Occitaine, southwestern France. Archaeologists from the National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (...
Reimagining an Elephant: Discussing "Cemetery" with Carlos Casas on Notebook

Reimagining an Elephant: Discussing “Cemetery” with Carlos Casas on Notebook

Drifting between observational documentary-like forms, homages to adventure films and experiments drawing from artist moving image practice, Spanish filmmaker and visual artist Carlos...
The Mountainous Sengyoji Temple and Indoor Mechanical Cemetery

The Mountainous Sengyoji Temple and Indoor Mechanical Cemetery

all photos by Eiji KitadaMt. Fuji Architects is named after Japan’s tallest peak. The architecture firm’s founder, Masahiro Harada, grew...
A nightwatchman disturbs a body snatcher who has dropped the stolen corpse he had been carrying in a hamper, while the anatomist, William Hunter (1718-1783), runs away. Etching with engraving by W. Austin, (1773) (Wellcome Images / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Body Snatchers, the Cemetery Entrepreneurs of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Anatomists of the 18th and 19th centuries faced a dreadful predicament in that they lacked what would today be called ‘educational aids’.  They...
Hand-colored version of Theodor de Bry’s engraving of a Pict woman (public domain)

Huge 1,400-Year-Old Pictish Burial Ground Found in Scotland

In Scotland, one of the largest Pictish cemeteries ever found has been uncovered by archaeologists. It is believed to be at least 1400 years...

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