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The Middle Ages return to Malta

SCA Today - 9 hours 13 min ago

Each year in April, Medieval Mdina returns to Malta to offer a variety of entertainments, "from battles and skirmishes to sword fights, live music, falconry displays and historic re-enactments." A number of groups participate, as detailed in a feature story from The Times of Malta. (photos)

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16th century German jetton found in Jamestown cellar

SCA Today - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 08:52

For over 20 years, archaeologists from Preservation Virginia have been working to find out how settlers lived and worked around the 1607 fort at Jamestown, Virginia. Recently, the team has concentrated on a pit or cellar built adjacent to the wall of the fort. (photos)

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Irish reliquary becomes Viking jewelry box

SCA Today - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 12:46

"Ranvaick a kistu thasa" or in English, "Ranvaik (a female name) owns this casket" reads a runic inscription on the base of a jeweled, Irish reliquary on display in the Danish National Museum. While the casket dates to the 8th century, the inscription was added two centuries later, demonstrating one small effect of Viking raids. (photo)

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Hospital resources used to examine 6th century artifacts

SCA Today - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 14:04

In 2012, archaeologists discovered the remains of 27 Anglo-Saxon warriors and their grave goods at Barrow Clump in Salisbury, England. Recently experts used an army field hospital x-ray machine to examine a 6th century sword found at the site. (photos)

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Roman treasure found in the Hague

SCA Today - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:13

Archaeologists working on the site of road construction in the Hague, Netherlands were surprised to discover a treasure hoard in a Roman pot. The extent of the treasure was revealed recently at the annual De Reuvensdagen archaeological conference. (photo)

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