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{FD} Roman swords unearthed at ancient cavalry barracks near Hadrian’s Wall

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Roman swords are among a treasure trove of stunning artifacts found at the site of an ancient cavalry barracks in the U.K. Continue reading

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{FD} Amateur archaeologists unearth 1,600-year-old Roman mosaic

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Archaeologists in Great Britain have uncovered an intricate, 20-foot-long mosaic in the ruins of a Roman villa that are thought to depict the Greek gods Hercules and Cupid and the mythological hero Bellerophon. Continue reading

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{FD} Viking sword discovery: Hunter finds 1,100-year-old weapon on Norwegian mountain

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The incredibly well-preserved Viking sword was found by a reindeer hunter on a remote mountain in Southern Norway. Continue reading

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{FD} High-ranking Viking warrior’s remains yield big surprise

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Ancient tales of fierce female Vikings fighting alongside men appear to be rooted in truth, according to archaeologists in Sweden. Continue reading

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{FD} 3,500-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt

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LUXOR, Egypt — Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery in the southern city of Luxor of a pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago during the reign of the 18th dynasty. Continue reading

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{FD} Ancient deal-makers: Archaeological find sheds light on Biblical kingdom

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Long before anyone licked the gum on an envelope, people used seals to ensure that their letters weren’t opened until they reached their recipients. If the seal was broken before it reached its destination, it indicated that someone had opened it.Now an archaeological dig in Israel’s City of David National Park, in the area of the walls of Jerusalem, has unearthed a collection of small clay seals that prove that the practice of using seals to ensure the privacy of a message goes back more than 2,700 years. Continue reading

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{FD} 4,300-year-old statue head depicts mystery pharaoh

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A sculpture of an unknown Egyptian pharaoh’s head, found at the ancient city of Hazor in Israel, dates back around 4,300 years, to a time when Egyptians were building pyramids. Continue reading

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{FD} British girl finds her own ‘Excalibur’ in legendary pool

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A young British girl swimming at a lake in the United Kingdom believed to hold the legendary King Arthur’s famous sword happened upon a shiny sword herself. Continue reading

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{FD} Native American canoe from 1700s preserved at Maine museum

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One of the oldest-known Native American birch-bark canoes will go on display at a Maine historical society museum, possibly as early as this fall. Continue reading

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{FD} Boston University students discover 1915 time capsule

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Three Boston University students have discovered a time capsule dating back over 100 years, filled with a number of artifacts, including a 102-year old newspaper. Continue reading

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{FD} Truck- and plane-size Pterosaurs once flew over dinosaurs

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CALGARY, Alberta — The fossilized remains of two pterosaurs — winged reptiles that flew sky high during the dinosaur age — suggest that the soaring truck- and plane-size beasts were closely related to the gigantic Quetzalcoatlus northropi, the largest pterosaur on record, new research finds. Continue reading

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{FD} Wreckage of lost World War II bomber discovered in the North Sea

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Engineers working on a sub-sea power link have found what is believed to be the wreckage of a World War II Royal Air Force bomber off the coast of Norway. Continue reading

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{FD} Mammoth tooth reveals beast once walked around Austin, Texas

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CALGARY, Alberta — About 67,000 years ago, a gigantic mammoth chowed down on enormous mouthfuls of grass in Texas, just west of where modern-day Austin is located, according to new research. Continue reading

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{FD} Archaeologists uncover the lost Royal palace of Henry VIII

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Archaeologists in London have uncovered the remains of Greenwich Palace, the birthplace of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Continue reading

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{FD} George Washington’s ‘rediscovered’ Revolutionary War sash on display

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The storied blue sash worn by George Washington during the Revolutionary War has gone on display at Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution. Continue reading

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{FD} Stunning pictures reveal the wreck of US World War II-era sub

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Pictures captured by an undersea drone show the wreck of World War II-era submarine USS Bugara in stunning detail. Continue reading

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{FD} Revolutionary War-era knife discovered in Michigan state park

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A Revolutionary War-era knife, which was found in the rubble of a former fort, is just the latest stunning find at the site. Continue reading

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{FD} Babylonian mystery solved: 3,700-year-old ‘Indiana Jones’ tablet reveals its secrets

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Scientists have revealed the secrets of a mysterious 3,700-year-old Babylonian clay tablet found by the archaeologist who inspired the fictional ‘Indiana Jones’. Continue reading

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{FD} Couple discover 19th-century log cabin during home renovation

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A couple renovating their new home in Dublin, Ohio, were stunned to discover a perfectly-preserved 19th century log cabin. Continue reading

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{FD} Ancient inscription unearthed in Jerusalem, thrilling archaeologists

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An ancient Greek inscription was found on a 1,500-year-old mosaic floor near the Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem. Continue reading

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{FD} Archaeologists discover ancient trading network in Vietnam

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Archaeologists have uncovered a vast trading network that operated in Vietnam for 1,500 years, from 2500 BC to 1000 BC, a find that changes what was thought to be known about early Vietnamese culture. Continue reading

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{FD} 800-year-old coffin breaks after child put in it for photo op

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An English family’s “unbelievable” antics at a museum has given new emphasis to the look, but don’t touch rule. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Lost city’ in Tanzania reveals secrets

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Experts working on the 700-year-old abandoned site of Engaruka in Tanzania have revealed farming practices that could be useful in modern agriculture. Continue reading

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{FD} Holocaust discovery: Ritual baths uncovered in synagogue complex destroyed by Nazis

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Archaeologists have uncovered two ritual baths in the remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna (Vilnius), in Lithuania, more than 70 years after its destruction during the Holocaust. Continue reading

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{FD} Archaeologists discover tombs from ancient ‘great cemetery’ in Egypt’s Nile Valley

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Experts have unearthed three tombs that date back 2,000 years at the site of an ancient city in the Nile Valley. Continue reading

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{FD} 3,000 year-old female statue uncovered in Turkey

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Archaeologists from the University of Toronto have uncovered the 3,000-year-old remains of a large statue in Turkey that they say may challenge the traditional thinking of the role of women in ancient society. Continue reading

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