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Debunking Glastonbury Abbey myths; DNA study on European populations; lost Aegean island and its city found; Mexican cistern burial and the god of drunkenness.
Persian Gulf port; new Monte Verde survey; Greek fort in Ukraine; ancient board game in Chinese tomb
Earliest church in tropical Africa; earliest Neolithic use of honey; new colosseum in Tuscany; rare DNA in Inca mummy
Greek fort in Jerusalem; California military base survey; birchbark letter in Moscow; unplundered Mycenean tomb
Animal foods of Maya social classes; dingoes and Aboriginal female hunters; Mesolithic house near Stonehenge; Acadian church discovery
Viking sword discovery; pre-alphabetic script on Egyptian sherd; Siberian death masks; Medusa head in Turkey
California burial ground skulls; huge settlement cluster in Maryland; Laodicea marble block displays water rules; Stonehenge builders’ feasting site
Germanic tribal leader’s burial in Czech Republic; massacre of conquistadors in Mexico; Ice Age site on Scottish island; mammoth in Michigan
Mummification in Bronze Age UK; mosaic floor in Israel depicts Egyptian city; Bronze Age ritual sauna in Scotland’s Orkney Islands; American Revolution first-day battle
Very old beheading in Brazil; oldest Egyptian leather scroll; necropolis burials in Azerbaijan; Antikythera shipwreck excavations
Sudan pyramids; prehistoric Australian demography; fortified Roman village in Germany; 5000 year old throne in Turkey
Huge buried monument near Stonehenge; house discovery expands map of early Rome; Spanish armor from Texas; surprising shipwrecks in Malaysia