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Figurine pair in southwestern Mexico; Trans
Tomb of Chinese general and princess wife; extensive Amazonian earthworks; round Sudanese temples; twelfth Dead Sea Scrolls cave
Celtic burial chamber older than expected; Maya roads; tomb of Egyptian scribe; Chinese map
Kuwaiti Bronze Age island trading port; Shoshone camp high in Wyoming; very old cave art in France; tongueless Roman period burial in Britain.
Herculaneum sundial; Buddha statue in Chinese reservoir; Viking manor house on Swedish island; Civil War trench in Virginia
Disposable cups in medieval Germany; butchered Yukon horse jaw is very old; Egyptian tombs from the fifteenth century BC; toy Roman chariot reveals surprising design feature
Early hand- and foot-prints in Tibet; early Saxon burial in England; Chaco Canyon needed corn imports; ceramic pot burials in Egypt
Ancient garden in British Columbia; tomb discovery at Aswan, Egypt; Scottish standing stones not so old; Knossos in Iron Age
Hasmonean chalk bowl; caribou fence in northern Canada; ancient medical instruments in Cyprus; early Japanese wall painting
Newly discovered classical Greek city; new method for determining sex of hand stencils; Paleoeskimo site in Newfoundland; Romans in Armenia
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