Jewish remains found in Norwich well were medieval pogrom victims – study | Archaeology

The remains of children and adults found in a disused well in Norwich have been identified as victims of a bloody medieval pogrom, researchers have revealed. The team said the discovery not only underscored the horror of the antisemitic atrocity, but provided new insights into when genetic disorders often found among Ashkenazi Jews first appeared. […]

1,000-year-old remains in Finland may be non-binary iron age leader | Archaeology

Modern analysis of a 1,000-year-old grave in Finland challenges long-held beliefs about gender roles in ancient societies, and may suggest non-binary people were not only accepted but respected members of their communities, researchers have said. According to a peer-reviewed study in the European Journal of Archaeology, DNA analysis of remains in a late iron age […]