It's the stuff of legend: The reptiles never existed on the Emerald Isle. St. Patrick's Day, which is celebrated worldwide on March 17, honors St. Patrick, the Christian missionary who supposedly rid of
Military Almost 100 years after they were killed in action in World War I, twenty British soldiers were reburied with full military honors Friday in a somber ceremony at a cemetery in northern France.
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Amid a grove of trees, buried beneath the grass and dirt, Mississippi's past is colliding with its future. Surveyors last month discovered dozens of neat, tight rows of coffins just feet below the ground
An archaeological team is unearthing the remains of a Roman fort and settlement in the hope of gaining a better understanding of everyday Roman civilian life. Oxford Archaeology (OA) and a team of volunteers
Wildlife Mounds of sand from the pyramid. Photo courtesy of Geoff Emberling. One of our major goals this season is to investigate the largest pyramid at the site, which was not excavated by George Reisner
An ancient Egyptian mummy found with an intact brain, but no heart, has a plaque on her abdomen that may have been intended to ritually heal her, say a team of researchers who examined the female body
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Spare a thought for the unknown adult mummified in a Theban necropolis more than 2,500 years go. Not only did he suffer the most excruciating, possibly life-threatening dental abscesses, but the embalmer
Wildlife Talking Tigers: Part 5 of a 12-part series Throughout human history, the diverse peoples who populated the vast Asian continent have had one thing in common: They feared and revered the tiger.
Scientists find no evidence of fakery in an ancient papyrus scrap saying that Jesus had a wife. Did Jesus have a wife? A controversial papyrus scrap making that suggestion dates to the eighth century assert
(Reuters) - For 46 years, a canoe thought to date to the 1700s sat in the back of a display case as a minor exhibit at a small museum run by a volunteer historical group in Minnesota. A dugout canoe crafted