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Avoiding the Zombie Apocalypse…the Medieval Way!

“If we are right, then this is the first good archaeological evidence of this practice. It shows us the dark side of Medieval beliefs…

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Site of Famous Salamis Battle Found

SALAMIS BAY, GREECE – The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced that the site of the ancient sea battle of Salamis Bay has been…

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10,000 Years Ago, Humans in Spain Turned To Cannibalism

ALICANTE, SPAIN – archaeologists working on cataloging a number of artifacts in a Mesolithic era cave in Spain stumbled across a disturbing surprise: evidence…

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Vikings and Their Cats

The more we learn about the Vikings, the more we realize that they weren’t exactly the hairy, dirty, meat-loving barbarians that ancient scholars made…

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8,000 Year-Old Rock Art in Chad Vandalized

ENNENDI PLATEAU, CHAD – a UNESCO World Heritage Site deep in the Sahara desert has been all but destroyed by graffiti. Chad’s minister of…

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Pyramid Tomb Unearthed in China Baffles Experts

ZHENGZHOU, HENAN PROVINCE, CHINA – Archaeologists working just west of the Yellow River discovered a mysterious find: a tomb that experts are calling the…

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Flower Pot Turns Out to be Roman Sarcophagus

OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND – In a twist of events, an antiques expert visiting Blenheim Palace realized that one of the building’s flower pots was actually…

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What Was ‘The Enlightenment’?

We hear about it all the time. It was a pivotal point in European history, paving the way for centuries of history afterward, but…

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What Happened to Ancient Egypt?

We hear a lot about Ancient Egypt. The world has been pretty much obsessed with it since Howard Carter and his team first discovered…

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The Human Imprint on the Shifting Sahara Desert

In a quest to understand global climate change and how the human race plays a part in it, researchers and archaeologists are looking to…

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