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December 19, 2014

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4:58 PM | Greek Mystery Tomb Occupant to Be Revealed Soon
Details about a skeleton found in a mysterious Greek tomb, which may be Alexander the Great's mother, will be revealed next month. Continue reading →

December 18, 2014

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2:45 PM | Million-Mummy Cemetery Unearthed in Egypt
The remains of a child from more than 1,500 years ago were found among remains dating to the time when the Roman or Byzantine Empire ruled Egypt.

December 13, 2014

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8:30 PM | San Francisco's Deadliest Shipwreck Found
In dark waters just outside the Golden Gate Bridge, archaeologists have pinpointed the final resting place of the worst shipwreck in San Francisco's history.

December 09, 2014

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10:25 PM | 2500-Year-Old Mummy of Teenage Boy Revealed
A 2,500-year-old mummy is revealed for the first time. Here's what scientists learned.

December 06, 2014

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12:00 PM | Mysterious 'Ghost' Ship Rediscovered Near Hawaii
A ghost ship that has been lost beneath the waves for more than 60 years has been discovered nearly a half-mile below the ocean surface off the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

December 05, 2014

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2:00 PM | Bronze Fingernail Cleaner Hints at Roman Settlement
An ancient Roman pond, surrounded by bits of Roman pottery, garbage pits and even a bronze fingernail cleaner, was unearthed in southern England.

December 04, 2014

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7:30 PM | Giant Ancient Roman Water Basin Uncovered
The massive basin was part of a farm dating to the third century B.C.
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7:40 AM | Ancient Water Basin Found in Rome: Photos
Archaeologists find an ancient water basin in Rome that could once hold 1 million gallons of water.

December 03, 2014

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6:26 PM | Richard III's DNA Raises Questions Over Queen's Ancestry
Genetic analysis of the remains of Richard III reveals a break in the male line that could question the royal lineage of the Tudors, including England's current queen. Continue reading →

December 01, 2014

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8:07 PM | Largest Stone Block From Antiquity Found
The 2,000-year-old stone block was likely cut to be used in a temple, but was abandoned because it was unsuitable for transporting.

November 26, 2014

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7:30 PM | Buried Polish 'Vampires' Likely Had Cholera
Polish 'vampires' weren't targeted for their status as immigrants, as previously thought, but instead probably had contracted cholera.

November 25, 2014

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7:04 PM | Stone Age Axe Found Deliberately Stuck Into Earth
The 5,500-year-old axe was found stuck in the seabed and was likely placed there as part of some kind of ritual.
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4:35 PM | Ancient Mythical Carvings Found in Silk Road Cemetery
The cemetery was found in the city of Kucha, located in present-day northwest China. Ten tombs were found, seven of which were large brick structures.

November 24, 2014

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5:52 PM | Painted Figures Found in Greece's Mystery Tomb
Two painted figures -- one man, one woman -- were found on the door frames of a chamber within a Greek tomb dating to Alexander the Great's reign in the late 4th century B.C. Continue reading →

November 21, 2014

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8:47 PM | Ancient Egyptian Mummy Wearing Jewels Found
A 4000-year-old, bejeweled mummy is discovered below a temple in Luxor. Continue reading →
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