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Unearthing a King: Forensics Professor Helps Identify Bones of Richard III

Posted on · King Richard III only ruled England for two years – 1483 to 1485 – but he’s given historians plenty to talk about – especially lately. Richard was the last English king to die in battle, and for more than 500 years historians believed his final resting place was lost. But in 2012, archaeologists discovered his grave […]

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Cemetery Tours Take Houstonians Back to the Past

Posted on · The Archaeological Institute of America Houston Society is holding cemetery tours this weekend. Participants will visit Olivewood, College Memorial Park, Founders, and Beth Israel cemeteries this Sunday as part of the organization’s Heritage Excursions.