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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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Roman man's face finally revealed at Caerleon museum


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Ancient Eye Treatment Recovered From Tuscan Shipwreck


Roman theatre discovered in Kent


Famed Roman shipwreck reveals more secrets


Squash Holds Decapitated King Louis XVI's Blood

Oldest Known Depiction of Pharaoh Found


Rebirth of the Viking warship that may have helped Canute conquer the seas