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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.
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 →
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