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Archaeologists Find 350-Year-Old Woman's Corpse Buried With Husband's Heart At Her Feet

Archaeologists Find 350-Year-Old Woman's Corpse Buried With Husband's Heart At Her Feet

Katie Sola  06. 3.2015
French archaeologists announced a remarkable discovery Tuesday -- the perfectly preserved corpse of a 17th century French noblewoman, found...
Slave Ship Wreck Discovered Off Coast Of Cape Town

Slave Ship Wreck Discovered Off Coast Of Cape Town

  06. 1.2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will display objects from a slave ship that...
Brontosaurus Is Back, Baby!

Brontosaurus Is Back, Baby!

Macrina Cooper-White  04. 7.2015
More than a century later, the beloved dinosaur may reclaim its name.
Vast Medieval Graveyard Discovered Beneath University Building

Vast Medieval Graveyard Discovered Beneath University Building

David Freeman  04. 1.2015
A giant medieval graveyard containing the skeletal remains of more than a thousand people has been unearthed at the University of Cambridge...
Oil Workers Discover Woolly Mammoth Tusks, Bones

Oil Workers Discover Woolly Mammoth Tusks, Bones

Jacqueline Howard  03.31.2015
Oil workers in western Siberia recently made a mammoth discovery. Literally. While completing a land reclamation project near the Russian...
Ancient Egyptian Brewery Unearthed In Tel Aviv

Ancient Egyptian Brewery Unearthed In Tel Aviv

Macrina Cooper-White  03.31.2015
Think Tel Aviv became a party city only in recent times? Think again. Pottery shards unearthed recently at an archaeological dig in the...
500,000-Year-Old 'Swiss Army Knife' Discovered

500,000-Year-Old 'Swiss Army Knife' Discovered

Macrina Cooper-White  03.22.2015
A set of half-a-million-year-old stone tools -- including what's being called a prehistoric "swiss army knife" -- have scientists going...
This Nightmarish Beast Ruled The Continent Long Before The Dinosaurs

This Nightmarish Beast Ruled The Continent Long Before The Dinosaurs

Macrina Cooper-White  03.19.2015
Imagine a massive croc. Walking on its hind legs. Towering over you and ready to clamp down on you with its enormous fang-filled maw. What...
This Ancient 'Sea Monster' Was Once The Largest Animal On Earth

This Ancient 'Sea Monster' Was Once The Largest Animal On Earth

Jacqueline Howard  03.15.2015
Pristine fossils recently unearthed in southeastern Morocco have been identified as the remains of a bizarre sea creature that -- with...
Stunning Ancient Tombs Unearthed In Egypt

Stunning Ancient Tombs Unearthed In Egypt

Macrina Cooper-White  03.12.2015
Archaeologists in Egypt say they've discovered not one, but two beautifully decorated ancient tombs near the historic city of Luxor. The...
Thousands Of Skeletons To Be Dug Up From Old Burial Ground

Thousands Of Skeletons To Be Dug Up From Old Burial Ground

David Freeman  03.10.2015
The big dig has begun at an old burial ground in London. To make way for new construction near the city's Liverpool Street rail station,...
Pensioner Needs New Drill To Dig For Nazi-Looted Treasure

Pensioner Needs New Drill To Dig For Nazi-Looted Treasure

Reuters  03. 3.2015
By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) - A pensioner has started digging in Germany's western Ruhr region for the Amber Room,...
Mysterious Coffin Buried Near 'Crooked King' Yields Big Surprise

Mysterious Coffin Buried Near 'Crooked King' Yields Big Surprise

Macrina Cooper-White  03. 2.2015
Archaeologists recently cracked open a mysterious "coffin-within-a-coffin" found just yards from the grave of King Richard III in Leicester,...
Bonanza Of Ancient Crocs Unearthed Overseas

Bonanza Of Ancient Crocs Unearthed Overseas

Macrina Cooper-White  02.25.2015
Talk about a crocodile paradise. Scientists examining fossil outcrops in northeastern Peru near the city of Iquitos were stunned to discover...