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Battered cooking equipment found in the ruins of Pompeii suggests people mended possessions to extend their lifespan.

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Australian megafauna may have been wiped out due to human hunting, analysis of a sediment core finds.

(Peter Trusler, Monash University)
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A Viking manor hall has been found at Birka, thought to be Sweden’s oldest town, using ground-penetrating radar.

(Jacques Vincent)
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An investigation of Pictish carvings found at the Trusty’s Hill Fort site in southern Scotland turned up instead evidence of a royal stronghold thought to have been built by local Britons around A.D. 600.

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During the Viking Age, the Baltic Sea island of Gotland amassed tremendous wealth despite having limited natural resources.

(Courtesy Dan Carlsson)
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For the first time in almost 40 years, a human skeleton was discovered at the site of the Antikythera shipwreck.

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Archaeology Magazine
01/19/2017 at 22:10. Facebook
A large tomb that may have been constructed for the early 11th-century Viking chief Ulv Galiciefarer has been discovered in Denmark.

(Vesthimmerlands Museum)
Archaeology Magazine
01/19/2017 at 21:18. Facebook
Traces of a royal stronghold thought to have been built by local Britons around A.D. 600 have been found in southern Scotland.

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01/19/2017 at 19:35. Facebook
The remains of a horse dating to the 12th-13th centuries was unearthed near the Colosseum in Rome.

(Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Public Domain)
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01/19/2017 at 18:25. Facebook
Traces of a 7,000-year-old long house have been discovered in Moldova.

(Maciej Dębiec)
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01/19/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
A linen dress found in Egypt was recently determined to be at least 5,100 years old, making it the world’s oldest known woven garment.

(Courtesy Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology)
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01/19/2017 at 16:06. Facebook
At St. Catherine’s monastery in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, researchers are using high-tech tools to reveal traces of erased text in ancient manuscripts.

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Archaeology Magazine
01/18/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
From the archives: Excavations at the Minoan site of Gournia in Crete are giving archaeologists a new look at Europe's first great civilization.

(Courtesy Chronis Papanikolopoulos)
Archaeology Magazine
01/18/2017 at 19:49. Facebook
A piece of limestone with unusual features found in a cave in Croatia appears to have been collected “as a curiosity” by Neanderthals some 130,000 years ago.

(David Frayer, University of Kansas)
Archaeology Magazine
01/18/2017 at 18:25. Facebook
A 1,000-year-old sword was found in a large tomb in Denmark that may have been constructed for an early 11th-century Viking chief.

(Vesthimmerlands Museum)
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01/18/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
In an excavation of the Sobibór Nazi German extermination camp in eastern Poland, a silver medallion thought to have belonged to a German Jewish girl and nearly identical to one owned by Anne Frank was discovered.

(Yoram Haimi, Israel Antiquities Authority)
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01/18/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
Eighty men found shackled together at the wrists in a mass grave near Athens may have died as a result of political strife in the mid-to-late 7th century B.C.

(Courtesy Ephorate of West Attica, Piraeus and Islands, Yiannis Asvestas, @All rights reserved)
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01/17/2017 at 21:03. Facebook
Evidence of cut marks on animal bones found in northern Yukon may push back human presence in the area known as Beringia by 10,000 years.

(Lauriane Bourgeon/University of Montreal)
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01/17/2017 at 19:52. Facebook
A detailed 2,000-year-old bronze model of a Roman racing chariot has offered new insights into how real chariot wheels were designed for optimal performance.

(Bela Sandor)
Archaeology Magazine
01/17/2017 at 18:15. Facebook
A silver medallion thought to have belonged to a German Jewish girl named Karoline Cohn—similar to one owned by Anne Frank—was found at the Sobibór Nazi extermination camp.

(Yoram Haimi, Israel Antiquities Authority)