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Sep 2, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mind-altering substances were all the rage 1,500 years ago, at least among certain elite members of a South American society.
Aug 28, 2014 12:56 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The artifact had been well used by Roman soldiers and looks as though it was quite comfortable. Continue reading →
Aug 27, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Forty wine jars were found within the remains of a mud-brick-walled room in Israel.
Aug 27, 2014 01:19 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A Phoenician trading ship dating to 700 B.C. is discovered off the island of Malta. The wreck is one of the oldest ever found in the Mediterranean Sea. Continue reading →
Aug 26, 2014 04:02 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A suspicious door leads archaeologists to believe Greece's mystery tomb was robbed. Continue reading →
Aug 26, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Greek archaeologists excavate the massive burial mound in Amphipolis and find evidence that tomb raiders plundered the site.
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 →
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