A canoe that a Florida man said he found washed ashore after Hurricane Irmas landfall last week is being carbon dated by archeologists
The astrolabe was used by mariners to explore the high seas.
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The dugout canoe is believed to have surfaced from the bottom of the Indian River, along Florida's east coast.
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Basically, researchers just discovered the Viking version of Xena the Warrior Princess.
The find is reshaping Australia's ancient history.
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It belonged to a priest's daughter.
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A necropolis holding at least 17 non-royal mummies has been unearthed near Egypt's Nile Valley city of Minya. The discovery was made in the village of Touna al-Gabal, a vast archaeological site on the...
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It was found near the Valley of The Kings.
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Locals spotted the head of the 12-foot statue poking out of the lake.
Researchers have made strides in unearthing artifacts that once belonged to Holocaust victims on the site of a former Nazi death camp, including a pendant that may shed new light on the early life of...
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A centuries-old skeleton unearthed two years ago in an Australian national park is being called the first known victim of a boomerang attack. Scientists who analyzed the bones ― identified as those of...
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In the 25 years since hikers stumbled upon his mummified remains high in the Italian Alps, Otzi the Iceman has given up many of his secrets. In addition to the clothing he wore and the tools he used,...
The ancient bones survived 'against all odds'.
An ancient palace was discovered at a site closely associated with the legend of King Arthur, and it's shedding new light on life in Britain's Dark Ages. It may even help play a role in determining if...