Earliest ancient Chinese musical instruments unearthed in tomb complex

From the rather odd archaeological website, Ancient Origins: China Daily reports the musical finds were uncovered in the tomb complex in Hubei province. A plucked string instrument was found, known as the “Se”. Thousands of years ago, the long, flat board instruments were fitted with 50 strings of twisted silk, and were instruments for the […]

[Archaeology] Denmark: Pelvic Bones of Alken Enge Warriors Were ‘Threaded onto Sticks in Macabre Religious Act’

This may come as a shock to some of you in Scandinavia, but your ancestors were a bit rough with each other. From the article: Project manager Mads Kähler Holst said: “We have found a wooden stick bearing the pelvic bones of four different men. In addition, we have unearthed bundles of bones, bones bearing […]