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Salmon evidence in early Alaskan hearths; Roman lead projectiles in Scotland; crocodile-shaped stone in Oaxaca; early Bronze Age baby rattle in Turkey

Viking sword in Iceland; giant carved stone in Scotland; medieval temple in Bangladesh; Maya manuscript judged authentic

Deep manure at stable in Israel; Inuit hunter guides searchers to lost ship; stinky cheese in Danish Bronze Age pot; controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota

Antikythera shipwreck bones; world’s oldest fishhooks in Okinawa cave; world’s oldest indigo-dyed fabric in Peru; x-ray technology reads biblical scroll from Israel

Roman coins on Okinawa; dueling Maya kings in Guatemala; Petra water system; botanical Bronze Age specimens in Lancaster

Dog’s tooth documents Mesolithic British journey; roasting pit in Alberta; DNA and the origins of Polynesians; Anatolian stela documents rental agreement.