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A Coptic script that suggests Jesus may have been married is not a forgery, say professors from Harvard, MIT and Columbia. Continue reading →
We look back at the origins of baseball's long and rich history of oddball traditions.
Israeli archeologists have unearthed an ancient Egyptian coffin complete with the skeleton of a man and several burial offerings.
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 →
A message in a bottle tossed in the sea in Germany 101 years ago, believed to be the world's oldest, has been presented to the sender's granddaughter.
An ancient Egyptian mummy found with an intact brain, but no heart, has a plaque on her abdomen that may have been intended to ritually heal her.
Artifacts from an early Eskimo winter village reveal how intertwined human and animal lives were at the site.
Since 1869, still-born babies, the homeless, the poor and the unclaimed have been stacked one upon the other, three coffins deep, on Hart Island.
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