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Egyptian Sarcophagus Found in Israel

A sarcophagus (coffin) dating back to the Bronze Age was recently found in the Jezreel Valley in Israel. Archaeologists dug up the cylinder-shaped sarcophagus while exploring the Tel Shadud mound in the valley. The foot of the body was first …

Seattle Mammoth Tusk Discovered At Construction Site

Experts from the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture claim that a recently discovered mammoth tusk might be the largest found in the entire Seattle area. The tusk, which is also believed to have come from an Ice Age …

Celtic Coins Found by Amateur UK Treasure Hunters
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The Celtic coins found by a group of amateur treasure hunters in the United Kingdom are thought to be worth close to $15.6 million, or, if you prefer, £10 million. The discovery was made on the Channel Island of Jersey, …

Terracotta Warriors: More Statutes Unearthed in China
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Terracotta warriors, the sculpted army that depict Qin Shi Huang’s legion of soldiers, are buried in the area surrounding the Huang’s mausoleum. Archeologists estimate that there are over 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses, and 150 cavalry horses arranged …