Ancient jungle capital of the Khmer Empire mapped for the first time
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Ancient jungle capital of the Khmer Empire mapped for the first time

By Michael Marshall An aerial view of the Phnom Kulen escarpment and plateaucourtesy of the…

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Ancient humans planned ahead and stored bones to eat the marrow later
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Ancient humans planned ahead and stored bones to eat the marrow later

By Layal Liverpool Qesem cave in Israel contains the remains of animal bones that ancient…

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NASA: Ancient Mars oasis could have supported life
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NASA: Ancient Mars oasis could have supported life

NASA's Curiosity rover has discovered evidence of an oasis on Mars more than 3 billion…

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Ancient Maya canals and fields show early and extensive impacts on tropical forests
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Ancient Maya canals and fields show early and extensive impacts on tropical forests

Pictured is the Birds of Paradise (BOP) ancient Maya wetland field system and parts of…

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Ancient ‘Curse of the Dancer’ Deciphered, Revealing Backstabbing Rivals
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Ancient ‘Curse of the Dancer’ Deciphered, Revealing Backstabbing Rivals

This recently deciphered 1,500-year-old curse tablet is written in Greek on a lead tablet. The…

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Ancient Greek Scroll’s Hidden Contents Revealed Through Infrared Imaging
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Ancient Greek Scroll’s Hidden Contents Revealed Through Infrared Imaging

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Ancient sippy cup may hold clues about agriculture’s spread in Europe
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Ancient sippy cup may hold clues about agriculture’s spread in Europe

Future archaeologists will judge your dirty dishes, part XXVII — Earlier weaning thanks to ruminant…

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Skeleton of Ancient Sports Fan and Head-Shaped Jar Found in Bulgarian Grave
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Skeleton of Ancient Sports Fan and Head-Shaped Jar Found in Bulgarian Grave

Dating back about 1,800 years, the brass balsamarium shows the head of a man wearing…

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Ancient grains are misnamed and their health benefits are unconfirmed
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Ancient grains are misnamed and their health benefits are unconfirmed

#FactsMatter | Wellness influencers extol the virtues of so-called ancient grains. But are they really better…

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Ancient European megastructures may have been community centres
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Ancient European megastructures may have been community centres

By Ruby Prosser Scully Archaeologists recently discovered megastructures in a giant settlement in Ukraine, called…

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