Archaeologists believe they have found King Arthur’s Castle

It seems that researchers have found new traces that prove the existence of King Arthur as experts believe they have stumbled upon the King’s long-lost ‘mythical’ castle.

The excavation set out to find more about Tintagel's past which is believed to date back to the 5th and 6th centuries Emily Whitfield-Wicks
The excavation set out to find more about Tintagel’s past which is believed to date back to the 5th and 6th centuries Emily Whitfield-Wicks

The mysterious origins of a British archaeological site commonly associated with the legend of King Arthur, have just gotten even more mysterious.

British researchers have discovered in southwest England the ruins of a medieval castle that could have belonged to the central character of British poetry, King Arthur, reports The Independent.

According to researchers, they have discovered the remains of a wall, steps and stone slabs near the village of Tintagel, a place commonly associated with Arthurian legends.

Archaeologists excavated a 1-meter-thick wall in the area believed to have been part of King Arthur’s mythical castle.

The castle is popularly believed to have been the legendary birthplace of King Arthur mostly because of the discovery of a slate engrave with ‘Artognou’ discovered on site in 1998.

Archaeologists estimate that the castle was built around the V or VI century and is believed to have been the residence of the rulers of the ancient kingdom of Dumnonia. The most peculiar thing about the discover is is that the legends of King Arthur stress that the hero lived in the same era.

Researchers excavating the are have come across numerous fragments of pottery and glass as well as amphorae in which wine and olive oil were transported in the distant past.

According to experts, these findings indicate that the inhabitants of the castle belonged to the upper classes of society.

After this discovery, many experts agree that this finding will most certainly ignite the debate about the mythical figure of King Arthur and whether or not this was his castle.

So far, no one has been able to find actual evidence of the existence of King Arthur that turns legend into reality.


Historians continue to debate whether or not the character of King Arthur was real or if he was a fusion of a number of different mythological figures.

Interestingly, earlier this year a historian claimed to have found the ‘Lost Tomb of Legendary King Arthur.’

According to Legend, King Arthur was transported to the Isle of Avalon after he was injured in a battle with his enemy Mordred before disappearing.

Earlier this year, a historian claimed that he might have finally discovered the resting place of the legendary ruler –in a field in Shropshire.

According to legend, the King led the defence of Britain when Saxon invaders arrived, wielding his legendary sword Excalibur.

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  1. I’m calling horseshit.. The slate is a proven hoax and KING ARTHUR DIDNT EXIST

    1. So you say, but posit this: What if he is real? You’ve given us nothing to go on that the slate is “proven hoax” and then proceed to capitalize your final words. It’s been proven that the more convinced you are about a lie, the more you try to emphasize it.

      1. A valid argument. A cursory Google search will validate my argument however.

        1. I often wonder why so many people come to sites such as this and proceed to denounce and call shenanigans on any topic that matters to them. I am guilty of doing this as well, but when doing so I tend to back up my opines with information I find that supports my position, without putting the onus on those who wish to argue my position of finding it for themselves. See, if one wants to rebut an opinion, one must squarely be prepared to offer information supporting his position. In other words, it should not be on me, once questioning what information you have to support your position, to find said information. Because I MAY just find something opposite of what you state and will never come across the information you want me to find.
          So…Rick. Validate your position please. I have no information to the contrary and simply want to know YOUR reasons you believe it to be false, is all.
          Finally, as I stated before:
          What if you’re wrong and he IS real?

          1. I see, so in order to prove a point to a stranger on the internet i have to post research? Look for yourself, learn. I am fascinated by the unknown but at the same time i dont blindly believe everything i read on the internet. There is an article about the black knight on today which independent research has confirmed is a thermal blanket from a previous shuttle mission. I wanted it to be something more mysterious but i cant deny the evidence presented, because im not an idiot

          2. Very well…the slate is a proven hoax and King Arthur never existed. You’ve convinced me only because you’ve said so….am I correct now? Is this what you’ve wanted to accomplish? Well Rickydee, thank you for opening my eyes, I’ve been so closed-minded about ancient artifacts, believing everything I read on the internet but you’ve come along and shown me that only YOUR OPINION is the truthful one. Thank you so much. Oh and about that Black Knight Thermal Blanket….yeah, good for you for challenging everyone else that believes it to be some sort of satellite. How stupid we all are. Thanks again Rick….and please stay for awhile, put everything else you read on here down because some other website you read said otherwise… because by gosh, THEY ARE TELLING THE TRUTH.
            If we could only ask one favor of you while you visit us here, could you bring along some information to back up your words, that would help us a lot. Thanks.

          3. If I could summon the enthusiasm to get into it with you I would. But I can’t, so I wont. I look at ancient code when I’m bored at work, for you its life

  2. “The excavation set out to find more about Tintagel’s past which is believed to date back to the 5th and 6th centuries Emily”

    Who and why is ‘Emily’?

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