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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.
A man with a metal detector found an extraordinary 1,800-year-old Roman grave while he was searching a farmer's field in the United Kingdom.
The phallic object is large, thick, made of leather filled with bristles, and has a wooden tip.
Richard III suffered from a spine curving condition known as adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, but he hid the condition from the public.
Injuries suggest the man may have participated in a form of jousting called tourney.
Far from being a romantic scene, the burial represent a human sacrifice in which the man was killed to be entombed with the woman.
The names of the dead remain a mystery, but the excavation suggests they were poor. Continue reading →
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