Children’s Graffiti Reveals Witnessing Gladiatorial Violence in Pompeii
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by Sahir
39m ago
Alongside the impressive frescoes found during excavations at Pompeii, some less impressive, but perhaps more telling art has been discovered.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  ..read more
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Kamehameha: the Hawaiian Warrior King (Video)
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by Robbie Mitchell
16h ago
Kamehameha, the formidable monarch of Hawaii, emerged from a prophecy foretelling his ascension to power and his destiny as a ruler.  Read more Section:  News Videos History Famous People Read Later  ..read more
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2,200-Year-Old Mosaic of the Muse Calliope Exposed in Turkey
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by Nathan Falde
19h ago
Archaeologists exploring the site of an ancient Greek settlement in southern Turkey unearthed a beautifully preserved mosaic floor dating back to the second century BC.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  ..read more
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The Mysteries of Stonehenge Revealed (Video)
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by Robbie Mitchell
19h ago
Stonehenge, an iconic Neolithic marvel, unveils a tapestry of enigmatic secrets beyond its towering stones. Amidst its grandeur lies a forgotten narrative of human settlement, as Stonehenge once thrived within a bustling community.  Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe Videos Read Later  ..read more
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FBI Joins Hunt for Missing Ancient Treasures from British Museum!
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by Sahir
22h ago
The FBI has joined the Metropolitan Police of Britain in the investigation of the sale of hundreds of artifacts believed to have been stolen from the British Museum in an alleged “inside job.”  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News General Read Later  ..read more
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Five Da Vinci Inventions That Could Have Revolutionized Technology
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by Joanna Gillan
1d ago
Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most famous artists in history. His genius, however, was not just in his art; Leonardo was also a brilliant inventor in the fields of civil engineering Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News General History Famous People Read Later  ..read more
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Early English Settlers in North America Consumed Indigenous Dogs for Survival
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by Gary Manners
2d ago
The first English settlers in North America, struggling to survive during the harsh early years of colonization, resorted to consuming indigenous dogs.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Important Events Read Later  ..read more
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Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak, the Masterpiece of Ancient Artisans
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by Aleksa Vučković
2d ago
The Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak is a remarkable archaeological site located near the town of Kazanlak in central Bulgaria. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe Read Later  ..read more
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Asclepius: Greek God of Healing and Medicine (Video)
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by Robbie Mitchell
2d ago
Nestled within the eastern Peloponnese, the ancient healing sanctuary dedicated to Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine, flourished as a beacon of hope for the ailing. Read more Section:  News Myths & Legends Europe Videos History Read Later  ..read more
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Roman Centurions Leave Mark in Egypt With Papyrus Letters and Pet Cemetery
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by Sahir
2d ago
Polish archaeologists in Berenike have discovered papyruses listing Roman centurions stationed in Egypt, found alongside pottery from Italy, Roman coins, and a distinctive coat buckle, possibly within the remains of a centurion's office! In addition, they uncovered over 200 additional burials of monkeys, dogs, and cats at a ‘pet cemetery’ dating back to the 1st and 2nd centuries, which revealed an assortment of exclusive ceramics from Italy, the Mediterranean, Africa, and India. Additionally, there were also several Roman coins and a fibula—a common cloak fastener used by legionaries. The si ..read more
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