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‘The Banquet Scene’ relief panel, 645BC-635BC. Credit: The British Museum

Eat Like a Mesopotamian: Experts Reconstruct 4000-Year-Old Recipes

Mesopotamia is considered to be home to one of the first civilizations and it decisively shaped world history. Now thanks to some of...
A researcher studies newly discovered remains of human ancestors as part of a new exhibit at the Perot Museum.

Dallas’ Perot Museum Will Display the Remains of Two Recently Discovered Ancient Human Species

The term "missing link" gets thrown around a lot in discussions about humanity's lineage, but it's incorrect for many reasons. One of the...
Protein sequencing links ancient giant ape with modern orangutan

Protein sequencing links ancient giant ape with modern orangutan

Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Using a technique called protein sequencing, scientists have linked an extinct giant ape that lived nearly 2 million years...
The location of Liechtenstein - between Switzerland and Austria (Google Maps)

Vaduz Castle, The Ancient Home of Liechtenstein’s Royal Family

Liechtenstein is one of the world’s smallest micro-states and lies nestled between Switzerland and Austria. This small principality has many historic sites, the...
Abu Simbel: The Great Temple of Ramesses II was Almost Lost

Abu Simbel: The Great Temple of Ramesses II was Almost Lost

The Abu Simbel Temple is an enormous rock temple complex located on Egypt’s border with Sudan. The two temples of this complex were...
Spas at the Olympia Sanctuary. (Bibi Saint-Pol / Public Domain)

Ancient Spas: The Lifegiving Power of Water and the Gods

In the world of today, a spa is generally understood to mean a health resort, a place where people visit in order to...
The warrior woman was found buried at the bottom of a deep tomb (Image: North Caucasus united archaeolog)

2,000-Year-Old Warrior Woman Discovered with Rare Gems

An ancient warrior woman has been found in the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria wearing rare Roman jewelry. Believed to have been related to a...
Part of the Roman ruins that have been excavated in Ulpiana. (nyiragongo / Adobe Stock)

Ulpiana, A Wealthy Ancient City Destroyed by Greed

Kosovo is a relatively new nation, having declared its independence from Serbia in 2008, but its territory certainly has a rich history. The...

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