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“Ancient Civilizations”

Feb 8, 2016 07:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
King Tut is the only 18th Dynasty pharaoh whose mummy has been identified with certainty, says a new analysis.
Feb 8, 2016 07:20 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
In a review of mummy finds, new research determines we don't know who most of the mummies are.
Feb 3, 2016 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Stonehenge is giving up its secrets, and one appears to be that many influential women were buried at the ancient site.
Jan 29, 2016 07:22 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
Clay tablets reveal that Babylonian astronomers employed a sort of precalculus to describe Jupiter’s motion across the night sky. Continue reading →
Jan 29, 2016 11:38 AM ET // AFP
The tea was drunk by Han Dynasty emperors as early as 2,100  years ago, research determined.
Jan 19, 2016 08:39 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Scans have revealed several anomalies which indicate a discovery could be made in the pyramids by the end of 2016.
Jan 12, 2016 01:51 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
When fire collapsed a settlement into a river, silt and clay preserved signs of life some 3,000 years ago.
Jan 12, 2016 10:00 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The hoofed prosthetic leg was found with 2,200-year-old remains of a man with a deformed knee.
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