Tag: excavation

  • Paris Supermarket Built Over Medieval Mass Graves

    A supermarket in Paris, France made a historical (and rather macabre) discovery as it was renovating its basement for more storage space in January. The Smithsonian reports that the Monoprix supermarket, on the corner of the Rue Réaumur and the Boulevard de Sébastopol, uncovered hundreds of human remains when construction crews were digging under its basement floor. […]