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Discovery of 2,000-year-old statues in Italy ‘will rewrite history’

The discovery of 2,000-year-old bronze statues in an ancient thermal spring will “rewrite history” about the transition from the Etruscan civilisation to the Roman...

Maximus the T. rex’s skull predicted to fetch $15 million at auction

A Tyrannosaurus rex skull unearthed in South Dakota is expected to sell for at least $15 million at an auction in New York next...

Estonia to remove Soviet monument which is ‘public order risk’

A Soviet monument in a Russian-speaking Estonian border town will be removed because it represents a public order risk, the prime minister has said. Prime...

Ancient gold ring back in Greece after string of adventures

A gold signet ring which is more than 3,000 years old has found its way back to Greece after being stolen from an Aegean...

Terracotta lovers still in tender embrace after 2,500 years

A pair of terracotta lovers caught in a tender embrace for 2,500 years are getting some Valentine’s Day TLC from Italian cultural officials. One of...

Richmond’s Confederate monuments to be given to city’s black history museum

Virginia and Richmond officials on Thursday announced a tentative agreement to transfer ownership of the city’s now mostly removed Confederate monuments to the Black...

Charlottesville to remove Confederate monuments

A Confederate monument that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville is set to come down on Saturday, the city announced. Charlottesville said...

Remains of ‘man and his slave’ fleeing Vesuvius eruption unearthed at Pompeii

The skeletal remains of what are believed to have been a rich man and his slave fleeing the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius nearly 2,000...

Archaeologists find bones of dozens of mammoths in Mexico

Archaeologists have found the bones of about 60 mammoths at an airport under construction north of Mexico City, near human-built “traps” where more than...

‘This is what I came back for,’ – LeBron James after Game 7 NBA Finals Win

It has been a long time coming, but the Cleveland Cavaliers triumph over the reigning champions, the Golden State Warriors, to win the NBA...

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