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Jan 29, 2015 10:24 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The mummified body, which was covered in animal skin, was found in Mongolia. Continue reading
Jan 28, 2015 01:55 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Medical equipment on the vessel that served as the flagship of the pirate Blackbeard suggests the buccaneer had to toil to keep his crew healthy.
Jan 27, 2015 02:38 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new imaging technique allowed researchers to identify 61 tattoos on the 5,300-year-old mummified body of Ötzi the Iceman.
Jan 23, 2015 09:38 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The numbers were painted on the arches of the Colosseum to guide visitors to their respective stands, according to their social class.
Jan 21, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The mysterious settlement's remains include a stone structure with a doorway at its corner.
Jan 21, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Using a powerful X-ray procedure, Italian researchers have been able to read scrolls buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
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 20, 2015 05:59 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
At least five corpses lay buried in the Alexander the Great-era tomb in Greece, deepening the mystery around the massive burial. Continue reading →
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