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Roman-era synagogue in northern Israel; million-year old stone tool in Turkey; Chinese kingdom possibly relocated after earthquake; Neolithic lake-dwellers in Poland

Monumental corridor at Herod’s hilltop palace; Viking bronzeworking tool in northern Canada; Viking influence in Spain; focus on drought at Tikal

Ancient Japanese imperial building foundations; Danish Bronze Age beads from Egypt; Pacific Northwest legend carved on boulder; Luxor excavation discoveries

Booze & beef in Iceland; English palace in Old Sarum; Java man carvings on mussel shells; King Richard confirmed by DNA

Vampire burials in Poland; Zodiac animals in Silk Road tombs; Perfect axe from Stone Age Denmark; New finds in Hatfield-McCoy feud

Ancient farming on the Tibetan Plateau; submerged settlement off Greek island; children’s moccasins in Utah cave; excavations ongoing just meters from ISIL territory

Very ancient infant burials in Alaska; Roman glass dish in Japanese tomb; elaborate mural in northern Chinese tomb; manufacturing process for China’s terracotta warriors.

Dutch warship in Tobago; witchmarks inscribed to protect King James I; lives of Roman-era children in Egypt; uncovering the city of King Midas

Middle Eastern stone circles; possible burial chamber beneath Teotihuacan; sacrificed children in coastal Peru; constellations on early Greek wine cup

Very old high-altitude site in Peruvian Andes; Mongol-founded city on the Volga River; bone analysis and vegetarian Roman gladiators; genetic link between Easter Island and South America.

New Mexico rock art and hallucinogenic plants; Greek pottery workshop in Sicily; high-altitude sites in Wyoming; massive Canaanite temple complex in Israel

Silver tiara at Spanish Bronze Age site; key Inca administrative site identified; Indonesian cave art possibly world’s oldest; Greek burial identified with Phillip II, father of Alexander the Great