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The newly found wreck had carried 10,000 gold coins and massive gold jewelry — a treasure estimated to be worth more than $150 million today.
The Hanneke Wrome was one of two ships that left Luebeck, Germany, for Tallinn, Estonia, on Nov. 11, 1468 loaded with gold coins and jewelry. Continue reading →
A Medieval teenage girl found buried face-down in northern Italy suffered from scurvy and was rejected by her community.
The city, which contains flat-topped pyramids, was in use between roughly 600 B.C. and 300 B.C., when the first cities were being constructed in the area.
Stone Age people caught eels using three-pronged spears with a center point for spearing fish.
The striking bronze, enamel and glass brooch dates back to the Iron Age.
Chemical and sensory analysis of 170-year-old champagne recovered from the Baltic Sea reveals hints of 19th-century wine-making practices.
Bronze artifacts discovered in a 1,000-year-old house in Alaska suggest trade was occurring between East Asia and the New World centuries before the voyages of Columbus.
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