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Jan 29, 2015 10:24 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The mummified body, which was covered in animal skin, was found in Mongolia. Continue reading
Jan 28, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Skull fractures can lead to an early death, even if the victims initially survived the injuries, historic skulls show.
Jan 27, 2015 02:38 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new imaging technique allowed researchers to identify 61 tattoos on the 5,300-year-old mummified body of Ötzi the Iceman.
Jan 23, 2015 09:38 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The numbers were painted on the arches of the Colosseum to guide visitors to their respective stands, according to their social class.
Jan 22, 2015 09:33 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
After being broken off during cleaning, inappropriate epoxy glue is now holding together the long, narrow beard on the famous mask of King Tut.
Jan 21, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Using a powerful X-ray procedure, Italian researchers have been able to read scrolls buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
Jan 21, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A text that may be the oldest copy of a gospel known to exist is set to be published.
Jan 21, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The mysterious settlement's remains include a stone structure with a doorway at its corner.
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