April 17, 2014

7:20 PM | The Fix Was in for Ancient Wrestling Match
Researchers have deciphered a Greek document that shows an ancient wrestling match was fixed.

April 16, 2014

2:30 PM | Mysterious Siberian Mummies: Photos
Explore mummies and artifacts found among 34 shallow graves in Siberia.
1:37 PM | Siberian Mummies in Copper Masks Pose Mystery
An unusual find of 34 mummies in Siberia has archaeologists wondering who these people were -- and why they wore copper masks. Continue reading

April 09, 2014

6:02 PM | Ancient Egyptian Coffin Unearthed in Israel
A 3,300-year-old cylindrical clay coffin complete with the skeleton of a man buried with a gold scarab seal of Pharaoh Seti I, has been unearthed in Israel. Continue reading →

April 08, 2014

3:05 PM | Ancient Eskimo Artifacts Reveal Animal Connection: Photos
Artifacts from an early Eskimo winter village reveal how intertwined human and animal lives were at the site.

April 01, 2014

3:30 PM | Digging Up a Medieval Latrine: Photos
A series of barrels were apparently once used as toilets in Medieval Denmark.
3:19 PM | Medieval Poop Found: Still Stinks
The well-preserved excrement reveals that these Medieval Danish ate lots of raspberries and used moss as toilet paper. Continue reading →

March 27, 2014

12:50 PM | Roman Emperor Dressed as Pharaoh in Newfound Carving
An ancient stone carving on the walls of an Egyptian temple depicts the Roman emperor Claudius dressed as an Egyptian pharaoh, wearing an elaborate crown.

March 19, 2014

4:20 PM | Noah's Ark in Its Many Forms: Photos
Box-like, round and oval are among the various shapes Noah's Ark has been depicted through history.
4:20 PM | Noah's Ark: Did Hollywood Get It Right?
In the forthcoming epic Noah, the vessel by which the biblical hero saves himself and other appears like a huge shipping container. But is that right?
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