Heather Pringle, National Geographic

Heather Pringle

National Geographic

Victoria, BC, Canada

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Past articles by Heather:

Ancient Slingshot Was as Deadly as a .44 Magnum

An excavation in Scotland shows that Roman soldiers used lead ammo with lethal accuracy. → Read More

What You Don’t Know About the Vikings

Yes, they were brutal. They also had women leaders, coveted luxury, and encountered more than 50 cultures from Afghanistan to Canada. → Read More

Viking Reenactors Stage Battles and Sail Ships

Yes, they were brutal. They also had women leaders, coveted luxury, and encountered more than 50 cultures from Afghanistan to Canada. → Read More

A Sunken Bridge the Size of a Continent

A remote Arctic land may hold a vital missing chapter from human history. The only problem? It disappeared at the end of the last ice age. → Read More

The Little Man Who Soared

On Haida Gwaii, indigenous artists carved portraits of the strange newcomers who landed on their shores. → Read More

Pictures: An Elite Viking’s Prized Possessions

Buried for more than a thousand years, Scotland's “Galloway hoard” may include rare artifacts looted from medieval monasteries. → Read More

Space Archaeologist Envisions App to Combat Looting

Dr. Sarah Parcak, winner of the million-dollar TED Prize, hopes to equip an army of citizen-scientists to discover and protect ancient sites. → Read More

A Parka and a Fashionista

Designers for the Paris runways have nothing on the seamstresses of the Bering Sea’s St. Lawrence Island. → Read More

Shipwreck May Hold Clues to Famous Lost Expedition From 1800s

Recent underwater search yields new artifacts and glimpse inside ship that mysteriously disappeared 167 years ago. → Read More

Time Travelers

Could these be the oldest human footprints in North America? → Read More

Ears of Ancient Chinese Terra-Cotta Warriors Offer Clues to Their Creation

Technology yields new insight into how a Chinese emperor created an army for eternity within his tomb. → Read More

Behind Tomb Connected to Alexander the Great, Intrigue Worthy of "Game of Thrones"

As archaeologists dig deeper into the burial mound, ancient sources tell a tale of family drama and palace intrigue. → Read More

Queen of the Underworld Sheds New Light on Greek Tomb

Newly revealed mosaic may hold key to unlocking mystery: Who was buried in the massive mound? → Read More

Who's Buried in Largest Greek Tomb? New Finds Raise Intrigue

The biggest known ancient Greek tomb may hold a relative of Alexander the Great, researchers say. → Read More

Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Arctic's Earliest People

Arctic's first human arrivals kept to themselves for thousands of years. → Read More

New Evidence Ties Illegal Antiquities Trade to Terrorism, Violent Crime

In Cambodia and beyond, archaeologists and criminologists are fighting the underground trade in cultural treasures. → Read More

ISIS Cashing in on Looted Antiquities to Fuel Iraq Insurgency

Data gleaned from captured computer flash drives show that the sale of illicit artifacts is a significant source of funding for ISIS militants. → Read More