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New clues discovered about Dead Sea Scrolls mystery

A 12th Dead Sea Scroll cave was discovered but the scrolls were missing. Why?

This 5,000-year-old beer recipe tastes pretty good, once you get past the mold

Stanford researchers just unearthed the drinking habits of ancient human civilizations, proving you can drink your way through college.

In search of King Solomon's fabled copper mines

Archaeologists discover a 3,000-year-old gatehouse that may have protected the quarry.

Discovery: Ancient Roman monks were really into this board game

Excavations at Israel's Montfort Castle revealed a whole lot about ancient Roman lifestyles.

What were Romans really doing in this theater? (Hint: not watching plays!)

The theater found in Hippos is believed to have been used for rituals rather than entertainment.

New Dead Sea Scroll fragments discovered in cave

With the writing so small, it's possible NASA could be called on to help decipher the text.

Newly discovered 3,800-year-old statuette looks oddly familiar

A pottery jug shaped like a thinking man reminds us of a famous 20th-century sculpture.

Discovery of 3,600-year-old treasure offers new clues about an ancient people

Researchers believe the gold and silver found in a china pot were part of a ceremonial offering.

Mysterious 6,000-year-old mural displayed for the first time ever

Archaeologists can't figure out what its unusual star or cartoon-like figures mean.

The Disney World of archaeology is about to open

The 350,000-square-foot complex will be home to 2 million ancient artifacts.

An ancient city comes alive

You can almost imagine what Israel's Beit She'an looked like in its heyday.

A fascinating photo tour of the ancient city of Caesarea

This coastal Israeli city was once part of the Roman Empire and is now steeped in history, wonder and beauty.

1,500-year-old discovery yields an impressive pile of ... evidence

Students help archaeologists dig through manure to unearth a stable for donkeys, sheep and goats.

Archaeologists discover that ancient farmers were surprisingly high-tech

Israeli civilizations from 5,000 B.C. seem to have used advanced irrigation techniques.

Recent discoveries bring ancient cities to life

From stinky food to Ikea-like furniture, an archaeologist reveals what life was like thousands of years ago.