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Howard Carter: The Man Who Discovered The “Wonderful Things” In King Tutankhamun’s Tomb
In 1922, archaeologist Howard Carter made the discovery of a lifetime, but it was also the decades he spent excavating in Egypt that changed the field — and the world — forever.
Remains Of Whole Snake Discovered In 1,500-Year-Old Human Poop
Archeologists analyzed a cache of fossilized poop and found remains of an entire venomous snake, including a head, a fang, and scales.
Rhinos And Elephant-Like Creatures Once Roamed Texas 11 Million-Years-Ago, According To New Study
4,000 fossils excavated during the Great Depression revealed that the coast of Texas was once filled with rhinoceros, elephant-like mammals, and ancient wild dogs.
Rediscovering The Coelacanth: The 400 Million-Year-Old Prehistoric Fish We Thought Went Extinct
The massive coelacanth was thought to have died off over 60-million-years ago, but a 1938 South African discovery shocked the scientific world.
Archaeologists Finally Uncover Grisly Evidence Of Legendary 17th-Century Eskimo Massacre
Archeologists found the remains of 28 villagers that were shown to have been tortured before their village was burned to the ground.
Constant Flow Of Beer Kept The Pre-Incan Wari Culture Stable For Half A Millennia, New Study Suggests
Researchers believe that a focus on brewing, sharing, and hosting beer-centric festivities was integral to the ancient Wari culture's social stability for 500 years.
This Week In History News, Apr. 14 – 20
Roman-era human sacrifice victims uncovered, stunning artwork found inside Ancient Egyptian tomb, liquid blood extracted from prehistoric horse specimen.
Meet The Hobbit-Like Early Human Ancestor Known As Callao Man
Callao Man was shorter than four feet and was just as comfortable climbing trees as it was walking on the ground.
Scientists Are Outraged By This Fossil Hunter Selling Baby T-Rex Bones On Ebay
Self-proclaimed fossil hunter Alan Detrich has sold such finds online before. Back in 2000, he listed a near-complete T. rex skeleton on eBay for over $5 million.
Scientists Uncover Prehistoric Predator Like A Lion On Steroids With Three Pairs Of Fangs
It was the size of a car and its teeth were the size of bananas.
Fossilized Four-Legged Whale Species That Lived 40 Million Years Ago Discovered In Peru
This prehistoric quadruped discovered on the coast of Peru was similar to a modern-day otter or beaver — except 13 feet long.