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A remote Himalayan lake holds up to 800 skeletons from people who died 1,000 years apart. The mystery remains unsolved.
In India, 800 or so bodies — some from individuals who perished a millennia ago — were found in a small lake. We don't know what killed them.
Archaeologists discovered 30 ancient sarcophagi in Egypt with perfectly preserved mummies inside. Photos show the biggest coffin find in a century.
The biggest coffin discovery in a century features well-preserved colors and inscriptions, enclosing perfect 3,000-year-old mummies.
Archaeologists just uncovered 20 ancient coffins in Egypt with their original colors and carvings intact
The sarcophagi featured well preserved carvings, colors, and inscriptions. Egypt's government said it would announce more details on Saturday.
Hundreds of skeletons were found in a mysterious Himalayan lake. A new analysis shows that some of them died 1,000 years apart.
A Himalayan lake was the final resting place of an estimated 800 skeletons. Researchers still don't know what killed them.
People in western China smoked marijuana to bury their dead 2,500 years ago — the oldest evidence of weed smoking in human history
Archaeologists discovered 2,500-year-old pots containing trace chemicals from marijuana. The discovery is the earliest evidence of cannabis use.
A warrior-prince’s elaborate tomb found near London could be the British equivalent to King Tut, one expert says. Here’s what was inside.
Images from the London Museum of Archaeology reveal artifacts from a 1,400-year-old tomb that could be the oldest Christian royal burial in the UK.
Archaeologists found a 1,000-year-old shaman’s pouch in the Andes. It contained multiple hallucinogenic drugs, including cocaine.
In a cave high in the Bolivian highlands, archaeologists found a 1,000-year-old shamanic pouch filled with cocaine and other hallucinogenic drugs.
A 160,000-year-old jaw from a human ancestor was found in a Tibetan cave. It might explain why Tibetans are able to live at high altitudes today.
Scientists found a 160,000-year-old jawbone from a human ancestor in a Tibetan cave. It might explain why Tibetans today can live at high altitudes.
A 15,600-year-old footprint in Chile is the oldest ever seen in the Americas, and it suggests humans made it to South America earlier than we thought.
Scientists have found one of the world’s oldest surviving tattooing kits — with needles made of human bone
On the island of Tongatapu, Tonga, archaeologists have found one of the world's oldest tattooing kits. Some of the needles were made of human bone.