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Dozens of fighters found in Denmark were collected and ritually mutilated after spending months on the battlefield, archaeologists say.
Otzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
New report finds that tree rings in the waterlogged ribs show the vessel was likely built around 1773, in a small shipyard near Philadelphia.
The carving dates back more than 3,300 years and bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization.
A tiny crucifix found during the excavation of a 17th century colony on Newfoundland symbolizes early religious freedom in North America. Continue reading →
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 →
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