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This Week In History News, Feb. 11 – 17

This Week In History News, Feb. 11 – 17

Gruesome Stone Age burial site baffles researchers, the Louvre hopes to return Nazi-looted art to rightful owners, unearthed bodies reveal unexpected ancient burial practices.
Scientists Have Reconstructed The Face Of A 9,000-Year-Old Teenager

Scientists Have Reconstructed The Face Of A 9,000-Year-Old Teenager

A team of scientists worked together to reconstruct the face of a teenager using a 9,000-year-old skull found in Greece.
Meet Zenobia — The Warrior Queen Of The Middle East

Meet Zenobia — The Warrior Queen Of The Middle East

In 267 A.D., Zenobia took over the Palmyrene Empire as Queen Regent. By 271, she had Egypt, Asia Minor, and the Levant under her control.
Unlocking The Mysteries Of Ulfberht Swords, The All-Powerful Viking Swords

Unlocking The Mysteries Of Ulfberht Swords, The All-Powerful Viking Swords

See the all-powerful Ulfberht swords and discover how their makers might have been able to build a blade so strong it still baffles experts.
Gruesome Stone Age Burial Site Has Researchers Baffled

Gruesome Stone Age Burial Site Has Researchers Baffled

Researchers found bones and skulls from 8,000 years ago in a burial ritual that they don't understand themselves.
The 30,000 Year History Of The Dildo

The 30,000 Year History Of The Dildo

From the Stone Age to Ancient Greece to the present, there's been one tool that nearly every civilization has kept handy.
23 Medieval Knights Facts That Separate Fact From Fiction

23 Medieval Knights Facts That Separate Fact From Fiction

Discover the most surprising medieval knights facts that go beyond the swords and the armor to reveal the truths that most people don't know.
23 Famous Random Objects From History And Where They Are Now

23 Famous Random Objects From History And Where They Are Now

From Lincoln's Ford's Theater rocking chair to Lewis And Clark's Compass, these objects not only changed the course of history but remain to tell their story.
This Week In History News, Feb. 4 – 10

This Week In History News, Feb. 4 – 10

Lost Mayan city uncovered, first Britons' dark skin brought to light, terrifying ancient spider ancestor found.
DNA Reveals Early Brits Had Dark Skin

DNA Reveals Early Brits Had Dark Skin

The DNA pulled from the fossil suggest that the earliest Europeans look nothing like scientists thought.
People Before Columbus Didn’t Believe The Earth Was Flat, But Here’s Why Some Think So

People Before Columbus Didn’t Believe The Earth Was Flat, But Here’s Why Some Think So

Columbus and his contemporaries all knew the Earth was round long before he ever set sail.