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Scientists figure out how the bronze triggers for the crossbows of the 8,000 terra-cotta warriors were manufactured.
Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient staff carved with two realistic human faces in southern Syria.
Analysis of tombstones from the Hellenistic period suggest tombstones served as much more than markers for the dead.
The tiny scrolls were found inside three phylacteries, small leather boxes with Biblical versus written on them.
Genghis Khan expanded the Mongolian Empire into the largest contiguous land empire in history in the 13th century during an usual wet spell.
See 12 Neolithic masks, eerie stone portraits that were carved out of limestone some 9,000 years ago by Stone Age people.
Showing large eyes and gaping mouths, 9,000-year-old limestone masks are the most ancient human portraits from Stone Age. Continue reading →
Economic and cyber-war are more likely in current Crimean crisis than guns and tanks, experts say.
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