Archaeologists in the U.K. discovered the remains of a once bustling Roman market town.
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The reanalysis of slender gold and silver tubes found in a Bronze Age burial suggests that they were drinking straws.
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The 3,000-year-old tombs of a wealthy clan, including warriors and warhorses that may have been sacrificed, have been unearthed in an ancient capital city of China.
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Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have discovered 4,500-year-old "funerary avenues" alongside thousands of pendant-shaped tombs.
A scientific law is the description of an observed phenomenon. It doesn't explain why the phenomenon exists or what causes it.
The use of "anno domini" and "before Christ" to mark time began in the early days of Christianity, when clerics needed to know when Easter would fall.
Mesopotamians were using hybrids of domesticated donkeys and wild asses to pull their war wagons 4,500 years ago, scientists have found.
A volunteer archaeologist discovered a stash of 41 "rainbow cup" Celtic coins dating to 2,000 years ago in Germany.
The Renaissance was a period of "rebirth" in arts, science and European society. It was a time of transition from the ancient world to the modern.
A badger forced to scavenge for food by a snowstrom has uncovered a stash of 209 Roman coins in a cave in Spain.
Archaeologists in China have discovered a rare 2,500-year-old piece of military equipment; an intricately-fashioned leather-scale armor that resembles the scales of a fish.
Archaeologists have unearthed the bones of a young man and a dog killed by an ancient tsunami along the Aegean coast.