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Apr 24, 2015 09:18 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The striking bronze, enamel and glass brooch dates back to the Iron Age.
Apr 22, 2015 03:29 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The key ingredient listed to treat the hangover wasn't exactly known for its medical properties.
Apr 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Built of brick and marble, the now gleaming white pyramid was erected as the burial chamber of a Roman magistrate, Gaius Cestius.
Apr 21, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
While allergies have frequently been mistakenly cited as a consequence of modern civilization, they have been around for thousands of years.
Apr 20, 2015 09:36 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Bronze artifacts discovered in a 1,000-year-old house in Alaska suggest trade was occurring between East Asia and the New World centuries before the voyages of Columbus.
Apr 20, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Chemical and sensory analysis of 170-year-old champagne recovered from the Baltic Sea reveals hints of 19th-century wine-making practices.
Apr 16, 2015 07:21 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Ancient sources report that Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) had episodes of vertigo, dizziness and limb weakness.
Apr 15, 2015 12:52 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The phallic object is large, thick, made of leather filled with bristles, and has a wooden tip.
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