The Real ‘Paleo Diet’ Contained Some Pretty Toxic Heavy Metals, Study Reveals

The ‘simpler’ diet of palaeolithic humans has been romanticised into a health fad, but new research indicates our ancestors weren’t necessarily enjoying the pinnacle of food sources. In fact, they may have been consuming unhealthy levels of toxic heavy metals. In Norway, between 6,300 and 3,800 years ago (a little bit later than the true Palaeolithic), at […]

Mosaic uncovered in northern Greece could mark royal Macedonian tomb

Archaeologists excavating Amphipolis site have discovered an intricate, and largely intact, floor mosaic dating back to 300BC Two days after bones found in northern Greece were confirmed to be those of Alexander the Great’s father, archaeologists excavating a vast ancient tomb in Amphipolis have uncovered an intricate floor mosaic that could signal another royal Macedonian grave. The […]