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Oct 13, 2014 04:45 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
It may look innocuous now, but the little stone may have killed someone 700 years ago.
Oct 12, 2014 10:45 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A mosaic floor made from small white, black, gray, blue, red and yellow pebbles emerged during a dig.
Oct 12, 2014 10:55 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The central theme depicts a chariot in motion driven by Hermes, who is most likely escorting King Philip II to the Underworld. Continue reading →
Oct 10, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
King Philip II's bones are buried in a tomb along with a mysterious woman-warrior.
Sep 30, 2014 08:45 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Sophisticated oceangoing canoes and favorable winds may have helped early human settlers colonize New Zealand, a pair of new studies shows.
Is there anything left to discover? Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found?
Sep 22, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 7.45-foot-tall statues stand on a marble pedestal, wearing high-soled red-and-yellow shoes.
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 →
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