This week there's news of digitized bones, a dictionary a century in the making, an archaeological discovery and -- oh yes -- Viking treasure!
- 1,000 year old Viking treasure found in Aghalee
Silver items were discovered by Polish baker Marcin Sadowski, who used a metal detector to scan a wheat field. Article at the Lurgan Mail.
- Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources completed after 100 years
The seventeenth and final volume of the project, begun in 1913, was published yesterday. Story at Medievalists.net.
- Finally, a Digital Library of Bizarre Human Bones From the Middle Ages
The Digital Diseases website, run by the Royal College of Surgeons in London, has an online library of deformed bones from the medieval era. Item by Adam Clark Estes at Gizmodo.
- Medieval Arab mansion unearthed in Ramle
The 11th-century villa has intact plumbing and a fountain. Article by Ilan Ben Zion at the Times of Israel.