Clay tablets from the Neo-Assyrian Empire found in Ashur, North Iraq, written at the end of the 7th century BC by a man called Kisir-Ashur describe his education to become a doctor, and how he combined magical rituals with medical treatments.
A comb with a runic inscription of the word “comb” has been uncovered during excavations of a Viking Age market place in Ribe, Denmark,
Archaeologists uncovered a whole Iron Age village that also functioned in Medieval times, at the famous site of Jelling, Denmark.
Archaeologists excavating the Viking ringfort at Borgring, Denmark, uncovered wheel tracks. The site is the country’s fifth Viking fortress possibly built by king Harald “Bluetooth” Gormsson.
The discovery of the grape seed at Rødbyhavn on Lolland, Denmark, dating back 1750 years to the Bronze Age, sheds news light on Prehistoric contacts of Scandinavia and wine growing regions.
Archaeologists discovered a large enclosure near Stevns in Denmark at a sports hall construction site. The structure is dated to the Neolithic and seems to enclose an oval area of nearly 18000 square meters.
Danish museums have come together to create a new database, where amateur archaeologists, often metal detectorists, can register their finds. The database is called DIME – Digital Metal Finds.
Experts identified a number of drugs used by ancient Egyptians through careful and long analysis of a 3500-year-old papyrus. Among the medicine are bull fat, bats blood, and lizard poop.
Excavations on a hill near Viborg in West Denmark revealed remains of a 18 metres long Iron Age house that burnt down. The scorched layers of earth have protected the site for almost 2000 years.
Excavations in central Jutland in Denmark revealed a vessel filled with burnt cheese that dated back to the Bronze Age. The find is a unique evidence for cooking practice in the prehistoric times and for mistakes that might have happened during.
Excavations at the Silkeborg site in Denmark revealed remains of graves and buildings that were dated back to Neolithic, Bronze Age, Viking era and Medieval times. Among the find two high status Viking burials and Trelleborg-type homes were found.