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Sep 19, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Among the buried objects, one of the finest was a dagger with an intricately decorated wooden handle.
Aug 28, 2014 12:56 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The artifact had been well used by Roman soldiers and looks as though it was quite comfortable. Continue reading →
Aug 22, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A copper awl is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East.
Aug 4, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Although the mausoleum had been plundered, archaeologists found that it still contained more than 10,000 artifacts.
Jul 10, 2014 01:17 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Still corked, the perfectly preserved stoneware bottle was produced in the early 1800s by Selters, one of the oldest mineral waters in Europe. Continue reading →
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 26, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Gold artifacts and possible human sacrifices were also discovered by archaeologists in the country of Georgia.
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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