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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • October 21st, 2014

Roman Gladiators Were Vegetarians, Used Ashes as a Sports Supplement

A detailed analysis of the makeup of bones found in a gladiator cemetery sheds new light on these warriors' diet

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • October 20th, 2014

King Tutankhamun Was a Child of Incest, Had a Club Foot and Feminine Hips

Researchers find evidence the young pharaoh's parents were brother and sister, say this might explain his deformities

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • October 18th, 2014

Humongous Sphinx Emerges from Sand Dunes in California, US

Specialists are now busy reconstructing the sphinx, say it will probably go on display sometime next year

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • October 17th, 2014

4th Century BC Mosaic Shows Greek Queen of the Underworld Being Abducted

More precisely, the mosaic shows Persephone being dragged to the underworld by Hades, the god king of the underworld

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • October 15th, 2014

Ancient Princess Covered in Tattoos Used Cannabis to Dull the Pain of Cancer

The woman lived about 2,500 years ago, her remains were unearthed by a team of archaeologists back in 1993

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • October 14th, 2014

3,300-Year-Old Cult Complex Unearthed in Present-Day Israel

Archaeologists exploring the site have until now come across mask fragments, freakishly big jars, and animal bones

  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • October 2nd, 2014
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Archaeologists in Turkey Claim to Have Found Dracula's Dungeon

What they actually stumbled upon is two dungeons, one of which likely served as a prison for Vlad the Impaler

  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • October 1st, 2014
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In 1357, a Bunch of Pirates Stole a Dead Bishop's Treasure

The pirates stole jewelry, fine plates, gold, silver, tapestries, and even portable altars, Vatican documents reveal

  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • September 30th, 2014
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This 2,000-Year-Old Mummy's Brain Left Imprints on the Inside of His Skull

Researchers say the imprints were created by the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the mummy's brain

  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • September 26th, 2014
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Gas Chambers Unearthed at Nazi Death Camp in Poland

This Nazi extermination camp, named Sobibór, was demolished back in 1943, not long after covered up by a road

 
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