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This Week In History News, June 9 – 15

This Week In History News, June 9 – 15

Preserved 40,000-year-old wolf head unearthed, Russian Chernobyl series in the works, gate from the time of King David discovered.
Archaeologists Found That People Smoked High-Potency Weed At Funerals 2,500 Years Ago

Archaeologists Found That People Smoked High-Potency Weed At Funerals 2,500 Years Ago

The cannabis traces found had high concentrations of THC.
Perfectly Preserved 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Found In Siberian Permafrost

Perfectly Preserved 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Found In Siberian Permafrost

"This is a unique discovery of the first ever remains of a fully grown Pleistocene wolf with its tissue preserved."
They Fell Victim To The Irish Famine In 1847. More Than 150 Years Later, Their Remains Washed Ashore In Canada.

They Fell Victim To The Irish Famine In 1847. More Than 150 Years Later, Their Remains Washed Ashore In Canada.

The bones recovered from Canada's Cap-des-Rosiers beach indicated a diet low in protein and severe malnutrition, confirming they were very likely victims of the Great Famine of Ireland.
Ancient Gate From The Time Of King David Discovered In The Biblical City Of Bethsaida

Ancient Gate From The Time Of King David Discovered In The Biblical City Of Bethsaida

The discovery of the ancient gate suggests that the famous king of the Israelites may not have been sole ruler of his time.
This Week In History News, June 2 – 8

This Week In History News, June 2 – 8

Real-life Atlantis nearly discovered, Queen Emma's bones possibly found, Nazi Enigma machine auctioned off.
Unidentified For Nearly A Millennium, The Bones Found In A U.K. Cathedral May Be Queen Emma’s

Unidentified For Nearly A Millennium, The Bones Found In A U.K. Cathedral May Be Queen Emma’s

The contents of six mortuary chests in Winchester Cathedral have finally been analyzed and radiocarbon-dated. As it stands, all signs point toward Queen Emma of Normandy being one of the 23 individuals.
This Week In History News, May 26 – June 1

This Week In History News, May 26 – June 1

LSD-laced 1960s radio equipment found, ancient Japanese woman reconstructed, Roman town unearthed.
50-Million-Year-Old Fossil Captures A Swimming School Of Fish

50-Million-Year-Old Fossil Captures A Swimming School Of Fish

The fossil was unearthed years ago in the Green River Formation in the United States, but the study’s co-author only happened upon it at a museum while on vacation in Japan.
Entire Ancient Roman Town Discovered Off A Highway In England

Entire Ancient Roman Town Discovered Off A Highway In England

In addition to ancient Roman pottery, jewelry, rare coins, and evidence of a road system, the 18-acre site also held the remains of an ancient temple.
Newgrange: The Massive Irish Tomb That’s Older That The Pyramids

Newgrange: The Massive Irish Tomb That’s Older That The Pyramids

The opening of the ancient tomb of Newgrange in County Meath, Ireland, perfectly aligns with the rising sun every winter solstice.