Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2013


With the year winding down, I thought it might be fun to share this Heritage Daily article featuring their opinion of the top 10 archaeological discoveries of this past year. Some of them I have covered in previous blog posts and some I haven’t – but all are interesting and worth a quick review. Also a great opportunity to catch up on recent findings in the archaeological community if you haven’t been in tune all year. Enjoy!

1 : University of Leicester Announces Discovery of King Richard III


The University of Leicester today confirms (Monday, Feb 4) that it has discovered the remains of King Richard III.

At a specially convened media conference, experts from across the University unanimously identified the remains discovered in Leicester city centre as being those of the last Plantagenet king who died in 1485.

Rigorous scientific investigations confirmed the strong circumstantial evidence that the skeleton…

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