Ancient child sacrifice victims unearthed in Peru
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Ancient child sacrifice victims unearthed in Peru

The ancient bones of children who were killed are revealed by the foothills in the Andes Mountains. Archaeologists discovered 29 bodies of human
'Extreme Morphologies' in Ancient Insects Show How Little We Know Them at All
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'Extreme Morphologies' in Ancient Insects Show How Little We Know Them at All

Amber is the perfect time capsule. In the golden gloop are ancient life-forms transported from eternity to the present day. They are preserved in
Analysis of Mummy May Completely Rewrite The History of Ancient Egyptian Mummification
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Analysis of Mummy May Completely Rewrite The History of Ancient Egyptian Mummification

An analysis of an Egyptian mummy from the past suggests that modern mummification techniques were used 1000 years before previously thought. This
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A mummy discovered in a vast burial ground of Egypt's pharaohs could change how ancient history is understood

Mohamed Mujahid (L), head the Egyptian mission that discovered the tomb of an ancient Egyptian nobleman Khuwy, inspects the tomb's interior at the
Ancient Roman statues discovered during HS2 high-speed railway dig
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Ancient Roman statues discovered during HS2 high-speed railway dig

Archaeologists who were working on the UK's HS2 high speed railway plan discovered two complete statues of a woman and a man. One of the Roman
Researchers Use Ancient Literature to Track 3,000 Years of Auroras
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Researchers Use Ancient Literature to Track 3,000 Years of Auroras

The time scale of aurora activity on Earth is variable. The magnetic poles move, and auroras may appear at different latitudes across the globe. They
Antarctica Was on Fire 75 Million Years Ago, Ancient Embers Reveal
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Antarctica Was on Fire 75 Million Years Ago, Ancient Embers Reveal

A new study shows that Antarctica was devastated by wildfires 75 million years ago. This is back when dinosaurs were still on the Earth. The late
Study finds nearly 500 ancient ceremonial sites in southern Mexico
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Study finds nearly 500 ancient ceremonial sites in southern Mexico

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 public domain Last year, a team of international researchers headed by the University of Arizona reported that they had
Hundreds of ancient ceremonial sites found in southern Mexico
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Hundreds of ancient ceremonial sites found in southern Mexico

Researchers discovered 478 sites for ceremonial purposes that may have been built thousands of years ago by the Olmec or the Maya. Takeshi Inomata,
2.5 billion-year-old traces of life locked inside primeval ruby
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2.5 billion-year-old traces of life locked inside primeval ruby

A new study has revealed that ancient life was preserved in a 2.5 billion-year old ruby from Greenland. Greenland is home to the planet's oldest