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Jun 14, 2013
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What Ancient Wine Tasted Like
France is famous for its wine, and for good reason ... they've been making wine longer than anyone else! Newly discovered artifacts show it was being made as far back as 425 B.C.! So what exactly did this ancient wine taste like? Trace finds out.
Mythical Viking Sunstone is Real
How were the Vikings such remarkable mariners? Scientists have found the answer buried deep in a 16th-century shipwreck.
Mythical Roman 'She-Wolf' Cave Discovered
Archaeologists have uncovered the legendary grotto in which Rome's founders were said to have been nursed by a "she-wolf." James Williams reports.
Ancient Lost Army Found?
Has the lost army of Cambyses II been found? The Persian army of 50,000 soldiers supposedly perished in a sandstorm in ancient Egypt 2500 years ago. Researchers have located a valley of bones they think may belong to the fabled army.
Pompeii Body Casts Invade New York
The largest collection of body casts ever to leave Pompeii is on display in New York City. The exhibit details the life of residents just before the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, as well as the forms they left behind in the ashes.
Decapitated Gladiators Found in England?
The lives of Roman gladiators and the wide reach of the bloody games throughout the empire is coming more into focus thanks to the discovery of a possible gladiator graveyard in Britain. Jorge Ribas talks to the excavation's field officer.
Ancient Etruscan House Discovered
For the first time, Italian archaeologists have uncovered an intact Etruscan house. Researchers hope this find sheds light on the mysterious pre-Roman civilization. Rossella Lorenzi reports.
Ancient Roman Aqueduct Source Discovered
Two British filmmakers recently uncovered the long-lost source of Rome's ancient aqueduct. Rossella Lorenzi reports on the discovery.
Does archaeology really include globetrotting adventures filled with mystery, danger and romance? Jorge Ribas gets the answer from a real-life archaeologist.
World's Oldest Ropes Found
Coils of nearly 4,000 year-old rope has turned up in caves on the Red Sea. Discovery News' Rossella Lorenzi digs deep to bring us a new story from ancient Egypt.
Tut's Tomb Rises in Zurich
The tomb of a popular pharaoh is taking a trip all over Europe. Discovery News' Rossella Lorenzi follows the journey of over one thousand treasures to Switzerland.
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