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A sip of unpasteurized sheep or goat's milk may have spelled doom for a medieval Italian man.
Digging through a cave in central Britain, archaeologists uncovered 26 ancient gold and silver coins belonging to the Corieltauvi tribe.
Still corked, the perfectly preserved stoneware bottle was produced in the early 1800s by Selters, one of the oldest mineral waters in Europe. Continue reading →
The earliest case of Down syndrome comes from a 5- to 7-year-old child who lived in medieval France some 1,500 years ago.
The discoveries date back over 2,500 years to the Iron Age, a time period when several groups vied for supremacy over what is now northern Iraq.
Square, straight and ringlike ditches scattered throughout the Bolivian and Brazilian Amazon were there before the rainforest existed, study finds.
An inscription on a 1,000-year-old amulet confirms that small Viking charms do represent Thor's hammer. Continue reading →
The ancient string-based devices were used to solve mathematical problems and assist in record-keeping.
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