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An image of “Yori Pass” taken by one of the Hazard-Avoidance Cameras on NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover on Nov. 5, 2022

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Gold Coin Pre-Dating First English Explorers Found on Newfoundland Beach

Sometimes a single discovery can completely rewrite history. That might...
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Ötzi: Shedding Light on Archaeology’s Most Famous Frozen Mummy

A new paper by archeologists from the Oppland County...
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Christian Monastery Pre-Dating Islam Found on Arabian Peninsula

Archaeologists just discovered an ancient Christian monastery that may...
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In Southern Iraq, Drone Reveals Mesopotamia’s ‘Venice’

From a young age, many of us learned about...
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Remains of Neanderthal Family Discovered in Siberian Cave

We know more about giant dinosaurs from 165 million...
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Niger Expedition Finds Lost World of African Dinosaurs — And Ancient Humans

Paleontologist Paul Sereno has big plans this year. Now 64,...
Aerial photo of child sacrifice remains.

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Archaeologists Recover 3,000-Year-Old Canoe From Wisconsin Lake

Maritime archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) got...
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Europe’s Roundels: a 7,000-Year-Old Architectural Mystery

A recent discovery in the Czech Republic may shed...
Nefertiti's bust

Find of the Century: Queen Nefertiti’s Long-Lost Tomb Discovered

Archaeologist and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs...
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Crypt From Time of Ramses II Found in Israel

Ramses II ruled as Pharaoh of Egypt during the...
An illustration of a sunken city. A huge statue holding a trident lies on the sea bed with a ruined building in the distance.

The Real Atlantises: Seven Sunken Cities From Around the World

Film, television, music, and literature have explored the legend...
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A Long Dried-Up Arm of the Nile Helped Build the Pyramids

The mysteries surrounding ancient monuments like Egypt's pyramids have...
Deserted remains including a possible mosque

Khara-Khoto: Lost City of the Gobi Desert

Khara-Khoto, or the 'Black City', sits mostly forgotten in...
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Drought Exposes Ancient Italian Treasures

Europe’s summer-long heat and drought have had one positive...
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Exploration Mysteries: Kapilikaya Rock Tomb

Deep in the mountains of Turkey's Çorum province, an...
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1021 AD: The Precise Date The Vikings Lived in North America

We've long known that the Vikings lived in North...
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‘A Sacred Ancestor’: Baby Woolly Mammoth Discovered in Yukon Gold Fields

For Yukon gold miner Travis Delawski, June 21 started...

Humans Have Lived in the Arctic for 40,000 Years

To many, the Arctic may seem like a bleak...

Behind Every Successful Historical Archaeologist…

...There was his partner, who often did the real...
Artifacts from Kemune

Drought Exposes 3,400-Year-Old City in Iraq Reservoir

A dry season in the fertile crescent revealed signs...

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