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Jan 22, 2015 09:33 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
After being broken off during cleaning, inappropriate epoxy glue is now holding together the long, narrow beard on the famous mask of King Tut.
Jan 15, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A masterpiece of workmanship, the Lenox Globe measures 4.4 inches across and the hollow copper sphere is engraved in almost microscopic detail.
Jan 7, 2015 09:36 AM ET // Discovery News
A 1795 Boston time capsule, that had contents assembled by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams, was opened Tuesday.
Jan 5, 2015 09:50 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
An ancient, two-sided amulet uncovered in Cyprus contains a 59-letter inscription that reads the same backward as it does forward.
Dec 12, 2014 10:25 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Amateurish drawings on a 2,400-year-old coffin likely reflected a dearth of master painters in Egypt.
Dec 12, 2014 11:53 AM ET // Discovery News
A 219-year-old time capsule is carefully extracted from a corner stone of the Boston Statehouse.
Nov 25, 2014 02:04 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 5,500-year-old axe was found stuck in the seabed and was likely placed there as part of some kind of ritual.
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.
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