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An enthusiastic team of Mathematicians and balloon artists are planning to take the mathematical world by storm next week, creating the world's largest balloon pyramid.
Bones with drill points for wires, originally disturbed by possible grave-robbers and buried at a house in Edinburgh, are thought to reflect the city's bygone medical studies.
Having lent some of their skeletons to the British Museum's new exhibition, archaeologists have released more details on the Vikings found in a mass grave in Weymouth in 2009.
An iPad stolen from an archaeology van has been returned to a Merseyside police station following a Big Heritage appeal seen by more than 250,000 people.
A fleet of artists including Tracey Emin, Tacita Dean and Yinka Shonibare feature in a dual-site exhibition at John Hansard Gallery and the SeaCity Museum.
Radiocarbon technicians were asked to pose for photographs before investigating a block of butter found by a local man in a Northern Irish bog more than 30 years ago.
The British Museum's first exhibition in more than 30 years to be devoted to Vikings opens this week. See some of the brooches, hoards, swords and ships here.
Cabling works have led to hundreds of finds at Wimpole Hall in Cambridgeshire, including a shoe believed to have been buried in a bid to ward off evil spirits.
Hidden decorations on a boulder, hammered and ground during the Neolithic or Bronze age period, represent "a window onto a hidden world", say archaeologists.
Big Heritage say they will help a robber who stole items including a replica bog body and an iPad to escape their "crap circumstances" if they come forward.
Early weather systems, Florence Nightingale visualisations and chimpanzees, dogs, opossums, platypuses and chickens in the British Library's first science spectacular.
Shakespeare's First Folio and a pair of Iron Age gold torcs will switch homes between the Yorkshire Museum and Craven Museum in a four-month switch.
A murdered 20-year-old archer was stabbed with a "degree of calculation" in Medieval Scotland, say archaeologists investigating graves and tools from 1,000 years ago.
An adult male, found lying upon a decorative shield with a knife and spear, and a woman wearing a beaded necklace are among the finds in a Cambridgeshire village.
Transport for London's Crossrail subsidiary has launched an exhibition of some of its incredible finds from sites across the city. See a few of the discoveries here.