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October 27, 2014

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1:08 PM | Roman Gladiators Drank Ash Energy Drink
This ash beverage was served after fights and maybe also after training to help ease body pain. Continue reading →

October 23, 2014

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7:20 PM | Mysterious 4,000-Year-Old 'CD-ROM' Code Cracked
Scholar says he's figured out a portion of the code on the ancient 'Phaistos disk.'

October 22, 2014

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3:05 PM | Ancient Human Skulls Shed Light on Dairy Use
The research unexpectedly revealed that ancient Europeans started dairying thousands of years before they evolved genes to make the most of it.
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1:50 PM | Sphinx Head Found in Mysterious Greek Tomb
The head is the face of a beautiful woman, smiling slightly. But why was the head of the sphinx found inside the tomb's chamber? Continue reading →

October 21, 2014

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2:00 PM | 6,000-Year-Old Temple with Possible Sacrificial Altars Found
A 6,000-year-old temple holding human-like figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered in Ukraine..

October 20, 2014

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9:20 PM | King Tut Re-Creation Presents a Shocking Image
The pharaoh’s parents were brother and sister, he had a club foot, feminine hips and a large overbite. Continue reading →

October 18, 2014

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7:23 PM | Best-Ever Portrait of Alexander the Great Found?
The recently uncovered mosaic in a mysterious Greek tomb may be the clearest depiction of the famous ruler as a young man.

October 16, 2014

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2:30 PM | Mysterious Slab in Russia May Be a Sundial
A strange chunk of rock discovered in Russia more than 20 years ago appears to be a combination sundial and moondial from the Bronze Age.
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12:43 PM | Greek Tomb Mural Depicts Abduction of Persephone
A mural on the floor of a mysterious tomb in Greece reveals the character of Persephone, the daughter of Zeuis and Demeter in Greek mythology. Continue reading →

October 15, 2014

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1:00 PM | Largest Pottery Workshop of Greek Antiquity Found
The largest kiln is 17 feet in diameter, making it the biggest kiln ever found in a Greek city. Continue reading →

October 14, 2014

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3:30 PM | Ancient Sailors Made Sacrifices on Ships
A large incense burner found aboard a 2000-year-old shipwreck suggests that ceremonies and sacrifices were a regular part of sailors' lives.
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3:20 PM | Diving Into a Mediterranean Shipwreck: Photos
A dive into a 2000-year-old wreck yields signs of ceremonies and sacrifice.
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2:00 PM | Ancient Cult Complex Discovered in Israel
A massive cult complex, dating back about 3,300 years, has been discovered at the site of Tel Burna in Israel.

October 13, 2014

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8:45 PM | Fossilized Bladder Stone Found in Medieval Cemetery
It may look innocuous now, but the little stone may have killed someone 700 years ago.
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3:20 PM | 'Flying Coffin' WWII Wreck Found
A wreck of a U.S. World War II plane found in Italia brings back a forgotten story of death and survival. Continue reading →

October 12, 2014

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2:55 PM | Stunning Mosaic Floor Uncovered in Greece's Mystery Tomb
The central theme depicts a chariot in motion driven by Hermes, who is most likely escorting King Philip II to the Underworld. Continue reading →
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2:45 PM | Greek God Hermes Featured in Ancient Mosaic: Photos
A mosaic floor made from small white, black, gray, blue, red and yellow pebbles emerged during a dig.

October 10, 2014

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8:37 PM | 'Titanic of the Ancient World' Reveals Treasure Trove
An international expedition recovers antiquities from one of the richest shipwrecks of antiquity, with more to come. Continue reading →
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10:00 AM | Remains of Alexander the Great's Father Confirmed Found
King Philip II's bones are buried in a tomb along with a mysterious woman-warrior.

October 06, 2014

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8:00 PM | Skeleton of Possible 'Witch Girl' Found
The skeleton of a girl buried face down, meant as a punishment in the afterlife, is found by archaeologists in Italy.

October 04, 2014

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12:00 PM | Great Archaeological Discoveries Ahead: Photos
Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found? Not at all.
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12:00 PM | Opinion: More Archaeological Finds Coming Through Tech
Is there anything left to discover? Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found?

October 03, 2014

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7:06 PM | Early Image of Beardless Jesus Found
A glass plate featuring a beardless Jesus is one of the earliest known images of Christ. Continue reading →
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12:55 PM | Mummified Fetus Reveals Ancient Surgical Procedure
Procedure was apparently done when a mother's life was in danger or the fetus had already died.

October 02, 2014

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4:50 PM | Marble Door Revealed in Greek Tomb
The impressive door is made from marble brought down from the island of Thasso and bolsters the theory that the site is a grand tomb. Continue reading →

September 30, 2014

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9:32 PM | Greek Tomb's Female Sculptures More Than 12 Feet Tall
The height of the sculptures and their pedestals make them an imposing presence at the tomb's entrance. Continue reading →
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7:30 PM | Ancient Quake Revealed by Remains: Photos
A woman's gold pendant and the thigh of a statue are among the items archaeologists recovered in the ancient city of Hippos.
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7:11 PM | Skeletons Shed Light on Ancient Earthquake in Israel
Skeletons crushed under a collapsed roof reveal death and destruction caused by the earthquake that hit Israel and the region in 363 A.D. Continue reading →
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12:45 PM | 600-Year-Old Canoe Discovered in New Zealand
Sophisticated oceangoing canoes and favorable winds may have helped early human settlers colonize New Zealand, a pair of new studies shows.
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