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Europeans May Have Been Eating Bacon, Pork Chops and Ham Since 4,600 BC

Evidence suggests our ancestors domesticated pigs 500 years earlier than believed
by Laura Sinpetru, August 28th, 2013
 

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
Archaeologists Unearth 1,700-Year-Old Remains of Pre-Hispanic Priestess [AFP]

Archaeologists Unearth 1,700-Year-Old Remains of Pre-Hispanic Priestess AFP

by Laura Sinpetru, August 26th, 2013
The remains were discovered in Peru's Chepan province
 

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

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

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
World's Oldest Known Gaming Tokens Discovered in Turkey

World's Oldest Known Gaming Tokens Discovered in Turkey

by Laura Sinpetru, August 17th, 2013
The tokens were found inside a 5,000-year-old burial mound
 

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

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

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
 
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