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Aug 21, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Several pottery vessels found beside the sarcophagus and 13 more inside a niche in the tomb.
Aug 21, 2014 02:03 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The seated, wingless sphinxes were likely placed there to guard the large burial site. Continue reading →
Apr 29, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Some 24 centuries after the ancient Greek father of medicine taught his students under an Oriental plane tree, scientists say they have the tree's genetic blueprint.
Apr 17, 2014 03:20 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Researchers have deciphered a Greek document that shows an ancient wrestling match was fixed.
Mar 13, 2014 11:32 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Analysis of tombstones from the Hellenistic period suggest tombstones served as much more than markers for the dead.
Feb 18, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The ancient Olympians focused on diets that were low in carbs and high in protein.
Jan 14, 2014 12:27 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A poisonous plant fermented into wine may have killed the Macedonian leader in 323 B.C. Continue reading →
Jan 9, 2014 12:09 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The ancient Mycenaeans have a reputation as palace-builders and warriors, but they were also quite sophisticated cooks.
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