About 34,000 years ago, a hunter-gatherer group buried two young boys who had physical conditions in elaborate graves.
A 6,000-year-old skull found in what is now Papua New Guinea may be the first evidence of a tsunami victim.
Forensic techniques that are used to solve modern homicide cases helped American anthropologists reveal family resemblances in 2,000-year-old skulls from the Roman Empire.
Currency first hit the scene thousands of years ago. An anthropologist explains the early origins and uses of money – and how archaeological finds fill in our picture of the past.
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