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4,000-Year-Old Burial Site Complete with Gold Artifacts Found in Georgia

Archaeologists say two chariots with wooden wheels were also found at this site
by Laura Sinpetru, June 26th, 2014
 

6,200-Year-Old Parasite Egg Discovered in Mesopotamian Tomb

Researchers say the egg is one of the earliest evidence of parasitic infection in humans
by Laura Sinpetru, June 20th, 2014
Gold Coin Carrying Emperor Nero's Image Discovered in the UK

Gold Coin Carrying Emperor Nero's Image Discovered in the UK

by Laura Sinpetru, June 20th, 2014
The coin was unearthed by archaeologists digging at a site in Northern England
 

300-Year-Old Stradivarius Violin Expected to Sell for $10M (€7.37M)

The musical instrument will be sold at an action in New York City later this week
by Laura Sinpetru, June 11th, 2014
 

Prehistoric Bar Fights Might Have Shaped Our Ancestors' Faces

Our early ancestors evolved to have robust faces in order to be able to take a punch
by Laura Sinpetru, June 9th, 2014
 

Prehistoric Flying-Reptile Eggs Discovered in China

The eggs belong to a previously unknown species, are three-dimensionally preserved
by Laura Sinpetru, June 6th, 2014
Domestic Dogs Helped Humans Hunt Mammoths, Evidence Suggests

Domestic Dogs Helped Humans Hunt Mammoths, Evidence Suggests

by Laura Sinpetru, May 30th, 2014
Researcher believes domestic dogs explain the success of early modern humans
 

200 Hidden Paintings Discovered at Ancient Temple in Cambodia

One of these recently discovered paintings shows two elephants facing one another
by Laura Sinpetru, May 28th, 2014
 

Mummified Remains of “Dancing Woman” Actually Belong to a Man

The odd-looking Egyptian mummy is estimated to date back to the 2nd century AD
by Laura Sinpetru, May 21st, 2014
 

60 Pounds (27 Kg) of Gold Recovered from Ship That Sunk in 1857

The SS Central America's remains sit in the waters off the coast of South Carolina, US
by Laura Sinpetru, May 6th, 2014
 

Mystery of How Egyptians Carried Huge Pyramid Stones Finally Solved

The secret lies in the dampness of desert sand, team of scientists argues in new study
by Laura Sinpetru, May 2nd, 2014
 
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