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Back side of the Confucius Dressing Mirror. Earliest surviving portrait of Confucius (top left). First Century, B.C. Tomb of the Marquis of Haihun, Jiangxi Province. (Ziliang Liu)

Liu He and the Tomb of Two Million Coins

Archaeology is always full of surprises. When an excavation is started, the team never knows what the next artifact will be to see...
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...
‘Brynhildr.’ Used here as a representational image of a woman warrior in the Viking Age. Source: FLOWERZZXU/ Deviant Art

Was This Wounded Female Viking Really A Warrior?

The wounded face of a female Viking warrior found buried with weaponry has been reconstructed. The warrior’s skeleton was excavated in a Viking...
The Portesham Mirror. (Wessex Archaeology/CC BY SA 2.0)

British Burial Goods Inspire Poet Laureate’s Imaginarium

This Halloween, former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen is celebrating ancient British burial goods with poetry. Michael Rosen is an English poet, children's...
Ornaments and amphora found at the site where the sword was found. (Mamai Gora / Facebook)

Golden Sword Found in Young Scythian Warrior’s Grave

An impressive burial of an ancient nomad and warrior has been unearthed in Ukraine. The find was made at an archaeological site which...
Æthelstan presenting a book to St Cuthbert, the earliest surviving portrait of an English king. (Public Domain)

Archaeologists Locate Battlefield Dubbed ‘Where England Began’

The lost battlefield of Brunanburh, the battle that created England, has finally been located by archaeologists. The battle of Brunanburh was fought in...
The Anomaly of King Orry’s 5000-Year-Old Grave

The Anomaly of King Orry’s 5000-Year-Old Grave

The Isle of Man is a small, beautiful island in the Irish Sea and is part of the United Kingdom . This island...
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New Charlie’s Angels trailer: The agents are in grave danger

A 'continuation' of the Charlie's Angels legacy marks Elizabeth Banks' sophomore directorial effort for Sony, which...
[31 Days of Halloween] Day Eight: ‘Grave Encounters’ Delivers the Chills

[31 Days of Halloween] Day Eight: ‘Grave Encounters’ Delivers the Chills

A large part of what makes supernatural horror so scary is that it tends to prey on our fear of the unknown. Which...

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