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[image]It's All Pictish to Me
The carved slabs of northeastern Scotland known as the Pictish stones are complex and haunting, testimony to a sophisticated culture on the edge of medieval Europe.

Faces of Egypt
Archaeologists excavating in Egypt's Bahariya oasis have found 14 tombs likely dating from the era of Roman rule in Egypt.

New Hominid Species Discovered
Analyses of that partial skeleton and a second individual found nearby, dubbed Australopithecus sediba, are revealing new information

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World Roundup
Recent discoveries around the globe

Museums
Burying Tut
Footsteps of Our Ancestors

Editor's Picks

Off the Grid
Pennsylvania archaeologist Robert Sharer recommends taking a side trip to the seldom-seen city of Quiriguá, Guatemala.

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