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“Ancient History”

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.
Jun 17, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Dig reveals bodies covered with a thick layer of lime, three kilns where the lime was made, and evidence of a giant bonfire containing human remains.
May 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
A rare Crusade-era lead seal used to secure a letter was uncovered in an ancient farmstead in Jerusalem.
May 6, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
What do these mummies, many decimated by grave robbers, tell us about life at that time?  
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