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ancient history



  • The New Treasures of Pompeii

    From gorgeous artworks to grimacing corpses, archaeologists are still uncovering the truth about life—and death—in the doomed city.


  • Is Stonehenge a Tourist Rip-Off?

    by Ken West

    If Stonehenge is to be restored to its rightful heritage then it must be reengaged with the River Avon and its tribal lands. Only then can we interpret the astounding achievement of these prehistoric people.   



  • The History of Poisoning the Well

    From ancient Mesopotamia to modern-day Iraq, the threat to a region’s water supply is the cruelest cut of all  



  • Egypt Unveils Dozens of Newly Discovered Mummies

    Archaeologists in Egypt uncovered a tomb that consisted of a number of chambers that dated from 323 B.C. to 30 B.C. that were accessible through a corridor and sloping set of stairs.