Researchers revealed that at least 90% of the ancestry of Britons was replaced by a wave of the Neolithic Beaker culture people, who arrived about 4500 years ago at the British Isles.
Excavations on a construction site in Cambridge, United Kingdom, revealed foundations of 3 Medieval building belonging to a friary. Archaeologists discovered also more than 25 skeletons and expect to find about twice as many.
Construction workers installing cables at the Senior Common Room at St John’s College in Cambridge discovered a 300-year-old shoe within a wall. The object was positioned between the chimney breast and the window.
Excavations in the Must Farm site near Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire in United Kingdom brought to light new discoveries. The site dubbed “Britain’s Pompeii” due to the remarkable state of preservation of the remains of a Bronze Age village provides detailed insight into everyday life 3000 years ago.