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Feb 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A well-preserved Roman tombstone has been unearthed in a parking lot in western England. Continue reading →
Feb 20, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Three shrines, dating back about 3,300 years, have been discovered within a hilltop fortress at Gegharot, in Armenia.
Feb 18, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The largest cache of gold coins ever found in Israel was discovered by chance by divers at Caesarea National Park. The treasure includes at least 2,000 gold coins from the Fatimid period, approximately 1,000 years ago. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
On the Tuscan island of Elba archaeologists find remains of lavish, ancient villa.
Feb 13, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists recover the remains of the villa belonging to the real- life individual that inspired the epic tale of Ben-Hur.
Feb 10, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Some 100 prehistoric cult sites, complete with penis stone structures and artifacts with vulva shapes cut into them, have been discovered in the Eilat Mountains.
Feb 5, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A 1,500-year-old book that contains a previously unknown gospel has been deciphered.
Feb 2, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A once-thriving Mesoamerican metropolis dried up about 1,000 years ago when below-average rainfall triggered centuries-long droughts.
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