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Aug 22, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A copper awl is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East.
Aug 21, 2014 02:03 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The seated, wingless sphinxes were likely placed there to guard the large burial site. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Several pottery vessels found beside the sarcophagus and 13 more inside a niche in the tomb.
Aug 18, 2014 12:12 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Analysis of the chemistry in the bones of the late king reveal his elitist diet. Continue reading →
Aug 15, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
No other site has so far been located in this area, which extends over some 1800 square miles in the Mexican jungle.
Aug 15, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
One of the cities featured an extraordinary facade with an entrance representing the open jaws of an earth monster.
Aug 13, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A 22,000-year-old mastodon skull and tool dredged from the seafloor in the Chesapeake Bay hints of early settlers in North America.
Aug 11, 2014 03:20 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The ancestor of Chianti wine may have been found in this ancient 105-foot-deep well in the Chiantishire region of Tuscany.
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