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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.
Dec 12, 2014 10:25 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Amateurish drawings on a 2,400-year-old coffin likely reflected a dearth of master painters in Egypt.
Nov 25, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The cemetery was found in the city of Kucha, located in present-day northwest China. Ten tombs were found, seven of which were large brick structures.
Oct 18, 2014 03:23 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The recently uncovered mosaic in a mysterious Greek tomb may be the clearest depiction of the famous ruler as a young man.
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