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Digital database of hand prints; pipeline leads to Albanian settlement; new evidence for Inca khipu cords; Pharaoh’s daughter interred in mystery pyramid
Costa Rica petroglyph; Egyptian funerary garden; Siberian reindeer harness; mythical murals in looted Chinese tomb
Shell tablet in Caesarea; British geoglyph seen as Sun Horse; Peruvian valuables demonstrate swift Inca invasion; pattern looms in Chinese tomb
Wonderful things in Egyptian tomb; pemmican-making site in Montana; old inscription at Indian temple; Viking swords mostly for show
Silver bowl with Greek figures in northern China; Iron Age ostrich eggs; macaw bones in Puebloan New Mexico; Italian dentistry 13,000 years ago
Second pyramid for same pharaoh; cannibalism calorie-counter; bones of living dead in medieval England; from Oregon, most ancient bed bugs
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.