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Feb 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A well-preserved Roman tombstone has been unearthed in a parking lot in western England. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
On the Tuscan island of Elba archaeologists find remains of lavish, ancient villa.
Feb 13, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists recover the remains of the villa belonging to the real- life individual that inspired the epic tale of Ben-Hur.
Jan 21, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A text that may be the oldest copy of a gospel known to exist is set to be published.
Jan 21, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new tech that takes advantage of subtle differences in the way X-rays pass through different substances helps researchers discern writing within an ancient scroll.
Jan 7, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The portrait of an unidentified pharaoh has been found in a small rock carved stela in the ancient sandstone quarries of Gebel el Sisila. Continue reading →
Jan 6, 2015 01:43 PM ET // Discovery News
Obsidian tools tell a different story than the theory that the Rapa Nui civilization collapsed all at once amid mass starvation.
Jan 3, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
From a mysterious Greek tomb to the search for Amelia Earhart, a handful of surprising finds are likely to be uncovered in 2015.
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