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Fungi feed on daguerreotypes, putting delicate art form at risk 
Fungi feed on daguerreotypes, putting delicate art form at risk
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Egypt dig unearths 3,600-year-old mummy
A sarcophagus with a mummy inside that dates back to 1600 B.C. has been unearthed in the ancient Egyptian city of Luxor
Archaeologists say they unearthed a rare find during a dig in Egypt: a sarcophagus that's 3,600 years old -- with a mummy still inside.
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Pagan temple remains unearthed under Milan Cathedral 
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Scholars Discover New Poems from Ancient Greek Poetess Sappho
Only a few poems of the Greek poetess Sappho’s work have survived but thanks to a leading scholar’s investigation two new works have just been recovered—and gives experts hope to find more.
Only a few poems of the Greek poetess Sappho’s work have survived but thanks to a leading scholar’s investigation two new works have just been recovered—and gives experts hope to find more.
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15,000 images of Persian manuscripts online
Asian and African Studies have just uploaded more than 15,000 images of Persian manuscripts online. This is the result of two years' work sponsored by the Iran Heritage Foundation together with the Bahari Foundation, the Barakat Trust, the Friends of the British Library, the Soudavar Memorial Foundation and the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute. 
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Asian and African Studies have just uploaded more than 15,000 images of Persian manuscripts online. This is the result of two years' work sponsored by the Iran Heritage Foundation together with the Bahari Foundation, the Barakat Trust, the Friends of the British Library, the Soudavar Memorial Foundation and the Roshan...
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Archaeologists and chemists trace ancient British diets
Studies of old rubbish dumps and dirty dishes have revealed that, 6,000 years ago, ancient Britons gave up their passion for fish to begin a love affair with milk. The research by archaeologists and chemists from the University of Bristol and Cardiff University is published today in Proceedings of ...
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Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant
"Archaeologists know that people were using domesticated bottle gourds in the Americas as early as 10,000 years ago. But how did the plant make the jump from its original home in Africa to the New World with an ocean in the way? A new study overturns previous evidence pointing to a human-assisted land migration and concludes that the bottle gourd floated across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas on its own."
Were bottle gourds carried to the Americas—or did they float there?
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How to Save Your Scroll
Mathematical formula shows best way to prevent ancient scrolls from deforming
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Ancient Plague's DNA Revived From A 1,500-Year-Old Tooth
Scientists have reconstructed the genetic code of a deadly strain of bacteria that caused one of the most deadly pandemics in history nearly 1,500 years ago.
Plague may have hastened the fall of the Roman Empire. Its DNA reveals ancient roots in China.
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Rainforests in Far East shaped by humans for the last 11,000 years
New research from Queen’s University Belfast shows that the tropical forests of South East Asia have been shaped by humans for the last 11,000 years.
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Grand Canyon is not so ancient
Parts of famous chasm are tens of millions of years old, but integration happened more recently.
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"[M]any of the questions, especially those of the origins of materials and the technical processes of the arts and crafts, which have puzzled us for years, will eventually reach definite solution through the resources of chemistry and other sciences." 
-T. Eric Peet, The Present Position of Egyptological Studies (Oxford 1934).