10th century tree roots point to ancient display of power

Archaeologists unearthed eighteen roots of willow trees from the late 10th century in the Aoyayokogi ruins, Tottori, Japan. The alignment of the roots in intervals of 0.5 to 2 meters along a 60-meter stretch provides evidence to an existence of an ancient boulevard, purpously lined with trees.

Incomplete royal tomb found

Remains of an incomplete royal tomb were found in Gyeongju, South-east South Korea. The structure is believed to date to 8th century AD and be possibly the tomb of King Hyoseong, who died in 742 AD.