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DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyes

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — DNA from a 10,000-year-old skeleton found in an English cave suggests the oldest-known Briton had dark skin and...

Egypt says 4,400-year-old tomb discovered outside Cairo

By MENNA ZAKI, Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country's famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just...

Hidden DNA Reveals Extinct Rare Horses Once Wild in North America

A team of researchers from around the world have been studying the DNA from ancient horse fossils of the mysterious "New World stilt-legged horse."...

X-Ray Scans Reveal Secrets of Ancient Egypt’s Child Mummy After 1,900...

Found in Hawara, Egypt in 1911 One of 100 "portrait mummies" Combined X-ray and CT scans From upper-class and died of disease This astonishing...

Byzantine Sarcophagus Cover Unearthed in Turkey

A sarcophagus cover from 610 A.D. in Turkish province Gumushane was discovered by construction workers, according to The Anadolu Agency. It has the Greek words...

Ancient Textile Loom Discovered in Iraq, Ancient Fabric Factory?

In the Iraqi-Kurdish province of Sulaymaniyah, archaeologists from Frankfurt, Germany made an interesting discovery. They found a 1,500-year-old fabric-making loom. Professor Dirk Wicke from the...

Archeologists Discover Ancient Gymnasium Near Egypt’s Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's antiquities ministry says archaeologists have discovered remnants of an ancient gymnasium dating back about 2,300 years, from the Hellenistic period. The...

In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country...

Giant Dolphin-Like Dinosaur Fossil Found in India

The Ichthyosaur is nicknamed "Fish Lizard" is an ancient marine reptilian dinosaur 15 feet long resembling dolphins and whales that survived alongside other epic...

4,000-Year-Old Jar of Toads Found in Ancient Jerusalem Tomb

Excavation just outside Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo opens a window into funerary rites, with unexpected remains of decapitated toads and not-local myrtle and date pollen In...