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Iron Age chariot burial in the UK; carved bone shows Neanderthal artistry; British Columbia site supports very early Native presence; Assyrian vaulted tomb in Iraq
Viking grave in Denmark; antler armor in western Siberia; Sahara desertification as product of Neolithic people; colorful murals in northern China
Anonymous worker burial in medieval England; Mesoamerican city republic; Huns and Romans not so different; Neolithic rock art in Egypt
Israel burial chamber contains mysterious Bronze Age inscriptions; huge pharaoh statue in Cairo suburb; nomads developed Silk Road; Russian survivors’ camp in Alaska
Cypress wood in ancient Persian palaces; Maya jade pendant in Belize; two men hand-in-hand in medieval London burial; 7th century Japanese emperor tomb
Chaco Canyon clan shared maternal DNA; Roman house in Israel; temple to Mithra in Corsica; children’s footprints in Ramses capital.
Figurine pair in southwestern Mexico; Trans
Tomb of Chinese general and princess wife; extensive Amazonian earthworks; round Sudanese temples; twelfth Dead Sea Scrolls cave
Celtic burial chamber older than expected; Maya roads; tomb of Egyptian scribe; Chinese map
Kuwaiti Bronze Age island trading port; Shoshone camp high in Wyoming; very old cave art in France; tongueless Roman period burial in Britain.
Herculaneum sundial; Buddha statue in Chinese reservoir; Viking manor house on Swedish island; Civil War trench in Virginia
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