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Jul 31, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Dozens of fighters found in Denmark were collected and ritually mutilated after spending months on the battlefield, archaeologists say.
Jul 31, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Otzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
Jul 28, 2014 05:25 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
New report finds that tree rings in the waterlogged ribs show the vessel was likely built around 1773, in a small shipyard near Philadelphia.
Jul 25, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The carving dates back more than 3,300 years and bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization.
Jul 23, 2014 11:34 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A tiny crucifix found during the excavation of a 17th century colony on Newfoundland symbolizes early religious freedom in North America. Continue reading →
Jul 15, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A sip of unpasteurized sheep or goat's milk may have spelled doom for a medieval Italian man.
Jul 14, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
Digging through a cave in central Britain, archaeologists uncovered 26 ancient gold and silver coins belonging to the Corieltauvi tribe.
Jul 10, 2014 01:17 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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 →
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