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Breakthrough in deciphering Inca knots; new finds at Iraq’s Shanidar Cave; Iron Age Knossos; new burial at El Zotz.
Forgotten Roman city in Spain; medieval military arsenal in Russia; mythical battle depicted on altar in Turkey; half of Confederate ironclad artifacts returned to the deep.
Zeus temple in Metropolis; Spanish colony in Pensacola; marble sphinx in northwestern China; Sea of Galilee Hebrew inscription.
Coins from Alfred ally; New finds at Angkor Wat; Timber sources for Chaco; Major Spanish galleon off Colombia.
Paleolithic drawing of settlement; ancient Floridians and rising seas; search for Aztec burial chambers; earliest lead smelting in the Levant.
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