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Jul 31, 2015 12:25 PM ET // AFP
The long-lost farewell letters of Mary Vetsera, who committed suicide with Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, were discovered in a Viennese bank vault.
Jul 30, 2015 01:26 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The prints on the 2,000-year-old Roman roof tile proves cats were kept as pets -- and sometimes got in the way.
Jul 28, 2015 10:50 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The small 5,000-year-old house in a prehistoric village in northeast China was filled with remains of 97 human bodies.
Jul 28, 2015 11:49 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Excavation of a 200-year-old shipwreck confirms Lord Elgin was taking antiquities, as well as sculptures during his voyage from the Acropolis to London.
Jul 28, 2015 12:18 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Four lost leaders of the first permanent English settlement in the Americas have been identified, thanks to chemical analysis of their skeletons.
Jul 22, 2015 11:38 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The parchment with Koran text dates close to the time of the Prophet Muhammad, who is thought to have lived between 570-632 A.D.
Jul 21, 2015 10:10 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Weird, 'hybridized' animal skeletons litter the bottom of storage pits in an Iron Age site in England, archaeologists have found.
Jul 21, 2015 10:04 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Remains of the great ruler's father are not in the same tomb, but may instead be in one nearby, new research says.
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