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25 Reconstructed Faces Of Ancient People From The Neanderthals To Jesus

25 Reconstructed Faces Of Ancient People From The Neanderthals To Jesus

Scientists and artists worked together to create these reconstructed faces from ancient peoples past — and the results are astonishing.
This Week In History News, June 30 – July 6

This Week In History News, June 30 – July 6

Ancient Iraqi palace uncovered, World War II servicemen's remains found, biblical mosaics from 1.600-year-old synagogue brought to light.
Biblical Mosaics Depicting The Story Of Elim And End Of Days Found In 1,600-Year-Old Synagogue

Biblical Mosaics Depicting The Story Of Elim And End Of Days Found In 1,600-Year-Old Synagogue

In the last nine years, the Huqoq Excavation Project has found mosaics depicting Noah's Ark, the parting of the Red Sea, and more in a 5th century synagogue.
San Francisco School Board Votes To Remove Mural Depicting George Washington’s Life

San Francisco School Board Votes To Remove Mural Depicting George Washington’s Life

"What images do they see? Dead Indians to the left and African Americans to the right in bondage."
From Celebrated TV Cowboy To Convict: The Tragic Demise Of James Stacy

From Celebrated TV Cowboy To Convict: The Tragic Demise Of James Stacy

James Stacy was nominated for two Emmys despite having become a double-amputee in 1973. But this reputation was tarnished by his 1995 conviction.
This Week In History News, June 16 – 22

This Week In History News, June 16 – 22

Meteor storm that once devastated Russia due back, Irish famine victims' remains found, sole Frida Kahlo voice recording uncovered.
Taiwan’s Rainbow Village Is A Testament To The Power Of Art

Taiwan’s Rainbow Village Is A Testament To The Power Of Art

When the local government in Taiwan threatened to demolish Huang Yung-Fu's home, he began painting — and created the world-famous Rainbow Village.
Priceless 17th-Century Caravaggio Painting Discovered Behind Mattresses In Old French Attic

Priceless 17th-Century Caravaggio Painting Discovered Behind Mattresses In Old French Attic

It took five years of verification and restoration to prepare the 1607 Caravaggio for auction. It is expected to go for $170 million.
Listen To The Only Known Recording Of Frida Kahlo’s Voice, Uncovered 60 Years After Her Death

Listen To The Only Known Recording Of Frida Kahlo’s Voice, Uncovered 60 Years After Her Death

The audio recording features Mexican painter Frida Kahlo as she recites an essay she wrote dedicated to her husband and creative partner, muralist Diego Rivera.
Newgrange: The Massive Irish Tomb That’s Older That The Pyramids

Newgrange: The Massive Irish Tomb That’s Older That The Pyramids

The opening of the ancient tomb of Newgrange in County Meath, Ireland, perfectly aligns with the rising sun every winter solstice.
This Week In History News, May 19 – 25

This Week In History News, May 19 – 25

Mastodon jaw accidentally found, Tiananmen Square's "Tank Man" honored, ancient beer yeast resurrected.