In recent years, Mexican drug cartels have committed numerous massacres while fighting for control of smuggling routes into the U.S. This month alone, investigators have recovered at least 54 bodies from mass graves in three states in Mexico. One of… Read More ›
Search for the remains of Bosnian War victims continues
Today the Missing Persons Institute (MPI) of Bosnia and Herzegovina continues its search for the bodies of victims that were recently found in mass graves at the Tomasica site near Prijedor (Bosnia). Head of the Regional Office of the MPI… Read More ›
Ancient mass grave uncovered at Britain’s largest Iron Age hillfort
I wrote about this last week as a blurb in the Archaeology and Science Links on 09/02/13, with a link to the Phys.org article. I didn’t spend too much time on it then because there weren’t that many details published… Read More ›
Parisian awe-ssuary – The bone-filled catacombs under the City of Lights
The Catacombs of Paris are a series of underground ossuaries that run for about 280km, or 170 miles. The anonymous bones of the Catacombs are comingled in intricate patterns to form walls, columns, and artistic sculptures. All of the bones from this… Read More ›
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