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Welcome to History Buff, a blog for history lovers everywhere! History Buff brings news stories about archaeology from around the world together on one site. From finds in ancient Egypt to new discoveries in anthropology, History Buff wants to know. And feel free to stop by History Buff's ** Author Interviews** for Q&As with authors of historical fiction. Enjoy!

Michelle Moran
Historical fiction author

As an historical fiction writer I am fascinated by news stories featuring the past as it's unearthed and reimagined and brought to life. I spend a
large quantity of time searching for news in archaeology and history. Once in a great while a new archaeological discovery will act as an inspiration for what I'm currently writing. But most of the time the news stories I read are simply interesting tidbits of history. Unfortunately, I have disallowed comments because I travel so frequently that I can neither monitor nor respond to them. But I would still love to share the history that I find fascinating each day. So welcome! And feel free to visit my website at

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Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered two 3,500-year-old ancient tombs in the southern city of Luxor


Is this lost city a glimpse into the future?

9.7-million-year-old teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history


Newly unearthed ancient tomb with mummies unveiled in Egypt


The Etruscans Were Expert Beekeepers, Ancient Honeycombs Suggest


Orkney Neolithic 'butterfly-like' motifs found by chance

Missing Swiss couple found frozen in Alps after 75 years


The Amazing Dinosaur Found (Accidentally) by Miners in Canada


Prehistoric human DNA is found in caves without bones in 'enormous scientific breakthrough'


Electrician Stumbles Upon Holocaust Time Capsule Inside Amsterdam Home's Crawl Space


Ancient mummy 'with 1,100 year old Adidas boots' died after she was struck on the head


Silk-Covered Body Discovered at Inner Mongolia Cemetery


14,000-year-old ice age village discovered


Ancient Greek artifact unearthed at Crimean bridge construction site


Musical mystique: Why centuries-old Stradivari violins smash auction records


This Is the Reconstructed Face of a Man Who Lived 700 Years Ago


Unveiling a pharaoh’s torso


Ancient Tomb Decorated with Vibrant Murals Found in China


Australian aboriginal hair shows 50,000 years connection to country


Look on my works, ye mighty … Ozymandias statue found in mud

Statue of Amenhotep III, 66 of goddess Sekhmet unearthed in Luxor


How to Eat Like a Viking


Boy finds WWII plane with pilot's remains in cockpit

Scientists study ways to preserve world heritage sites damaged in armed conflicts


Who's the mystery child in this 103-year-old Floating Hospital photo?


Pendant of teen, possibly linked to Anne Frank, found at death camp


Fires set by Ice Age hunters destroyed forests throughout Europe

Mummified knees are Queen Nefertari's, archaeologists conclude


Rice farming in India much older than thought


Calf bones help in search for 1620 Plymouth settlement