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Roman Goblet Changes Color Depending on Whether It's Lit from Behind or the Front

Specialists say this is because the goblet is impregnated with silver and gold particles
by Laura Sinpetru, August 27th, 2013
 

Alexander the Great's Tomb May Have Been Discovered in Greece

Archaeologists dig out the remains of what could be an ancient royal grave
by Laura Sinpetru, August 24th, 2013
600-Year-Old Medieval Poison Ring Discovered in Bulgaria

600-Year-Old Medieval Poison Ring Discovered in Bulgaria

by Laura Sinpetru, August 24th, 2013
Archaeologists say the ring belonged to an aristocrat who used it to poison his enemies
 

Europeans Have Been Adding Spices to Food for at Least 6,000 Years

Neolithic people in Northern Europe enjoyed seasoning their food, evidence suggests
by Laura Sinpetru, August 22nd, 2013
 

Ancient Egyptian Beads Originate in Outer Space

Researchers find that several Egyptian beads are made from pieces of meteorites
by Laura Sinpetru, August 20th, 2013
 

Mummified Remains Discovered in Ireland Are 4,000 Years Old

The remains belong to a young man believed to have been killed during a ritual sacrifice
by Laura Sinpetru, August 15th, 2013
Petroglyphs in Nevada Are at Least 10,500 Years Old

Petroglyphs in Nevada Are at Least 10,500 Years Old

by Laura Sinpetru, August 15th, 2013
The petroglyphs are visible on limestone boulders near Pyramid Lake
 

2,000-Year-Old Food Is Buried in Mud off Italy's Coast, Researchers Believe

The food is reportedly hidden inside an ancient Roman shipwreck
by Laura Sinpetru, August 13th, 2013
 

Neanderthals May Have Taught Modern Humans How to Make Certain Tools

Neanderthals were the first to make standardized and specialized tools in Europe
by Laura Sinpetru, August 13th, 2013
 

Ancient Coins and Gold Jewelry Recovered from Garbage Dump

Archaeologists can't figure out how and why these relics ended up in the trash
by Laura Sinpetru, August 13th, 2013
 
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