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Sep 15, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The earliest alcoholic beverage in Mesoamerica is still drunk today.
Sep 15, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
A new archaeological discovery in Denmark suggests that these notorious fighters were also decent builders.
Sep 11, 2014 05:26 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Greek archaeologists excavating the large and mysterious burial mound in Amphipolis have now revealed the full body of the two figures unearthed on Saturday, showing the sculptures’ great artistic value. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The bowl was uncovered just beyond the fingertips of a dead soldier and two of his comrades, who were crushed under bricks and burned building material.
Sep 5, 2014 03:50 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
No graves (including Alexander’s) have been discovered yet at the Kasta Hill site at Amphipolis in Macedonia, but new finds are increasing interest around the excavation. Continue reading →
Sep 5, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The bracelets and necklaces, representing one of the finest collection of Roman jewelry, were buried in Colcester, U.K., by a terrified Roman woman. Continue reading →
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.
Sep 3, 2014 06:10 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Marks left behind by ancient, parched grass show that the iconic monument was once a perfect circle.
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