Heritage: January 2002 Archives

January 12, 2002

Bite me.

The star attraction at Whitby Abbey's new visitor centre is to be Count Dracula, much to the annoyance of some local Christians. The Abbey ruins were the inspiration for Bram Stoker's classic tale and an actor will be hired to play the author. 'Unchristian' Dracula is Abbey attraction, Ananova, 8th January 2002.

January 1, 2002

Bonking Dogs found

The discovery of an elaborately carved knife has added to the confusion surrounding the burial of dogs around Silchester. A number of apparently ritual burials have been found at the Roman site. The knife depicts two dogs mating and was buried in a pit containing the bodies of two dogs. It suggests that the dog burials were going on over a longer period of time than previously thought. Knife twists mystery of dog burials, Guardian Unlimited, 1st January 2002.

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