Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an epidemic in Egypt so terrible that one ancient writer believed the world was coming to an end.
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Thursday, June 19, 2014
Saturday, June 14, 2014
|The Coffin Plate of William Burke|
Thursday, June 12, 2014
|The Oldest Pants in the World|
I wonder if my Levi's will be around in 3,000 years.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
For 84 years, Private William Phillips was missing, lying underneath another man's headstone.
The soldier was killed in the final months of the war, when the front lines were moving quickly. He was buried on the battlefield near Bray-sur-Somme, but when the graves were moved into cemeteries in 1919, he was recorded as missing, his body classified as an unknown soldier.
Sunday, June 01, 2014
Their remains sat, unmarked, in shallow graves at the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, Va., for decades. Now, some 150 years after the Civil War, the bodies of 40 Confederate soldiers discovered over the past two months will receive a proper memorial.
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