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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 →
Aug 7, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A sandstorm exposes undiscovered geoglyphs near the mysterious Nazca rock lines.
Aug 7, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The skeletal fragment is about 8,000 years old and may have once belonged to an infant or a small child.
Jul 11, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
This diagnosis is 300 years too late.
Jul 8, 2014 09:55 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The discoveries date back over 2,500 years to the Iron Age, a time period when several groups vied for supremacy over what is now northern Iraq.
Jun 30, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
For hundreds of years, people lived in the Colosseum and used its vast center as a communal trading center.
Jun 27, 2014 11:30 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
The ancient string-based devices were used to solve mathematical problems and assist in record-keeping.
Jun 20, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Egg of a parasite that still infects people today found in the burial plot of a child who lived 6,200 years ago in an ancient farming community.
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