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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.
Oregon biface cache; Neolithic post circle in England; astrochonology proposed; Chinese tomb links to central Asia
DNA and the ice-free corridor; Persian inscription at ancient Greek city in Russia; Copper Age earthworks in Spain; large Hawaiian coastal petroglyphs
Cahokia burials include females; rich Cretan tomb; the Alamo’s main gate; an ancient flood and China’s first royal dynasty
Ice Age ropemaking tool in Germany; Spanish colonial fort in South Carolina; Egyptian statue fragment in Israel; new thoughts on Polynesia-Native America contact
Early Puerto Rico colonists’ cave inscriptions; ancient Chinese capital canal system; new Mesopotamia chronology; Neolithic shepherds in Egypt’s Western Desert