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Jun 12, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An explicit portrait of a god of fertility shows signs of a disease that would have rendered him infertile.
Jun 5, 2015 11:24 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The scene of a Greek male about to be lassoed by a powerful foreign warrior woman was exotic and also subversive for its time.
May 30, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A colorful dragon head made of clay was found in a palace at Xanadu.
Mar 6, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
The UN condemned as a war crime the Islamic State group's bulldozing of the ancient city of Nimrud.
Feb 4, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Although the alignments likely had symbolic meanings, the solstice sun could also have served a practical purpose, helping architects build the Taj Mahal and its gardens precisely.
Jan 7, 2015 06:20 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists surveying the sandstone quarries in Egypt discover a rare wall relief showing an unidentified pharaoh.
Jan 3, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
From a mysterious Greek tomb to the search for Amelia Earhart, a handful of surprising finds are likely to be uncovered in 2015.
Dec 27, 2014 11:43 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
From a mysterious Greek tomb to revelations about King Richard, 2014 was a big year for big finds.
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