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Raw: 6th Century Byzantine Mosaic Unveiled

Raw: 6th Century Byzantine Mosaic Unveiled

AP (Apr. 1, 2014) An ornate mosaic floor from a Byzantine monastery was unveiled on Tuesday in the Israeli Northern Negev Desert. Inscriptions in both Greek and Syriac, helped archaeologists date the mosaics back to the 6th century AD. (April 1) Video provided by AP
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London Exhibition Shows Vikings Not Just Violent Warriors

London Exhibition Shows Vikings Not Just Violent Warriors

AFP (Mar. 4, 2014) Vikings were not just violent warriors but also craftsmen, traders and explorers, a new exhibition at the British Museum reveals. At the centre of the exhibition is a 37-metre long Viking warship, the longest ever discovered. Duration: 00:52 Video provided by AFP
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Humans Could've Been Stuck On Bering Strait For 10,000 Years

Humans Could've Been Stuck On Bering Strait For 10,000 Years

Newsy (Feb. 28, 2014) A new article suggests ancestors of Native Americans spent 10,000 years on the Bering Strait land bridge before arriving in the Americas. Video provided by Newsy
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Mammoth Fossils Found by Accident in Construction Site

Mammoth Fossils Found by Accident in Construction Site

AP (Feb. 14, 2014) A construction site in downtown Seattle has turned into the site of an archaeological dig after workers uncovered the tusk of a woolly mammoth believed to be at least 20 thousand years old. (Feb. 14) Video provided by AP
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