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Laura Pettigrew

Disposable cups in medieval Germany; butchered Yukon horse jaw is very old; Egyptian tombs from the fifteenth century BC; toy Roman chariot reveals surprising design feature

Early hand- and foot-prints in Tibet; early Saxon burial in England; Chaco Canyon needed corn imports; ceramic pot burials in Egypt

Ancient garden in British Columbia; tomb discovery at Aswan, Egypt; Scottish standing stones not so old; Knossos in Iron Age

Hasmonean chalk bowl; caribou fence in northern Canada; ancient medical instruments in Cyprus; early Japanese wall painting

Newly discovered classical Greek city; new method for determining sex of hand stencils; Paleoeskimo site in Newfoundland; Romans in Armenia

Shanghai’s role in maritime Silk Road; violence at Arizona cliff dwellings; mummy remains and a favorite Egyptian queen; new dating method for Australian rock art

Wind god temple in Mexico City; Roman governor inscription in Israel; dead dismembered in Brazilian cave; 3D scans of English priest hiding holes

Bronze Age ceramic figure in Israel; Bosnian Roman settlement; Abydos cemetery and city 5500 years old; original Plymouth cemetery

Megalithic structure in Kazakhsan; Renaissance dentures from Italy; third nested pyramid at Chichen Itza; very ancient nose-piercing jewelry in Australia

Shakespearean theater unearthed in London; archer burial in southern Siberia; Middle Kingdom causeway in southern Egypt; circular objects and early African-American religious adaptation

Bronze Age city identified in Kurdistan; Early Archaic burial cave in northern Mexico; Middle Stone Age ochre in Ethiopia; Medieval English well know for its curse

Persian cup in Arctic site; Mexican codex with deeper layer of images; Etruscan inscription with goddess name; ancient site reconstruction in northern Canada.