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May 5, 2015 02:15 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The newly found wreck had carried 10,000 gold coins and massive gold jewelry — a treasure estimated to be worth more than $150 million today.
May 5, 2015 02:12 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Hanneke Wrome was one of two ships that left Luebeck, Germany, for Tallinn, Estonia, on Nov. 11, 1468 loaded with gold coins and jewelry. Continue reading →
May 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A Medieval teenage girl found buried face-down in northern Italy suffered from scurvy and was rejected by her community.
May 1, 2015 08:33 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The city, which contains flat-topped pyramids, was in use between roughly 600 B.C. and 300 B.C., when the first cities were being constructed in the area.
Apr 30, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Stone Age people caught eels using three-pronged spears with a center point for spearing fish.
Apr 24, 2015 09:18 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The striking bronze, enamel and glass brooch dates back to the Iron Age.
Apr 20, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Chemical and sensory analysis of 170-year-old champagne recovered from the Baltic Sea reveals hints of 19th-century wine-making practices.
Apr 20, 2015 09:36 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
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.
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