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Jun 12, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An explicit portrait of a god of fertility shows signs of a disease that would have rendered him infertile.
Jun 8, 2015 03:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists exploring a cave on the shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake have unearthed hundreds of carved sticks, hoops, dice and darts dating back to about 700 years ago.
Jun 3, 2015 08:56 AM ET // AFP
The perfectly round ping and gold pearl was found during excavation of a remote coastal Aboriginal site.
May 30, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A colorful dragon head made of clay was found in a palace at Xanadu.
May 28, 2015 10:04 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The burials, found near Mogou village in northwestern China, date back around 4,000 years.
May 22, 2015 11:27 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The aqueduct, created more than 2,000 years ago, had long been one of the city's principal sources of water.
May 21, 2015 02:58 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
An iconic Bronze Age girl who was buried in Denmark about 3,400 years ago came from a foreign land, a new analysis of her hair and teeth suggests.
May 18, 2015 01:45 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Drought has pushed major civilizations to their breaking point and beyond.
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