r/history 8d ago

Article Obsidian handaxe-making workshop from 1.2 million years ago discovered in Ethiopia

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r/history 14d ago

Article Intact 16 meter ancient papyrus scroll uncovered in Saqqara

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r/history 17d ago

Article ‘If you had money, you had slaves’: how Ethiopia is in denial about injustices of the past

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r/history 7d ago

Article Ancient statue of Hercules emerges from Rome sewerage repairs

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r/history 10d ago Platinum

Article A firefighter's 1943 photos of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising have been found

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r/history 2d ago

Article Discovery of embalming workshop reveals how ancient Egyptians mummified the dead

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r/history 11d ago

Article CT scans of a fully-wrapped, 2,300-year-old Egyptian mummy reveal the body of a teenage boy — adorned with 49 amulets, garlanded with ferns, and fitted with sandals

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r/history 6d ago

Article Mysterious shipwreck identified as Dutch warship that sank after surprise attack in 1672 - identified as the Dutch warship Klein Hollandia

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r/history 4d ago

Article Medieval Mixed-Gender Fight Club: Behold Images from a 15th-Century Fighting Manual

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r/history 1d ago

Article Battle site of 'Great Revolt' recorded on Rosetta Stone unearthed in Egypt

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r/history 19d ago

Article Egyptian authorities unveil ancient tomb in Luxor dating back around 3,500 years that archaeologists believe holds the remains of an 18th dynasty royal

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r/history 29d ago

Article DNA reveals large migration into Scandinavia during the Viking age

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r/history 21d ago

Article The idea of ‘precolonial Africa’ is vacuous and wrong | When ‘precolonial’ is used for describing African ideas, processes, institutions and practices, through time, it misrepresents them.

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r/history 16d ago

Article Prehistoric Fashion: Cut Marks On Ancient Bones Reveal The Trends 320.000 Years Ago - Archaeology Magazine

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r/history 18d ago

Article World’s oldest rune stone found in Norway, archaeologists believe

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Article The lost medieval sword fighting tricks no one can decode - No one knows how medieval knights really fought.

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r/history 9d ago

Article Dozens of pre-Hispanic Zapotec tombs found in San Pedro Nexicho in Mexico

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r/history 25d ago

Article Deciphering ancient texts with modern tools, Michael Langlois challenges what we know about the Dead Sea Scrolls and biblical archaeology

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r/history Jan 02 '23

Article In 1930s, Music Defense League launched a campaign against recorded sound in movie and live theaters, claiming that numerous musicians would lose their jobs if "canned music" was preferred over live recordings.

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r/history 17h ago

Article Caribbean breadfruit traced back to Capt. Bligh's 1791-93 journey

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r/history Dec 31 '22

Article Did we get Egyptian mummification totally wrong? It might have nothing to do with preserving the body after death, experts say.

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r/history 9d ago

Article Longest ‘dako’ iron sword at 2.6m, along with a unique shield-shaped mirror, found in 4th-century Japanese burial mound — Finds indicate that the technology of the Kofun period (300-710 AD) was more advanced than previously thought

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Article How the Navy made a secret deal with the mafia to win WWII. — how Lucky Luciano and other mobsters helped secure New York's ports during World War II.

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r/history Dec 28 '22

Article On Christmas Day 1859, a single shipment of 24 English rabbits arrived in Australia, triggering a devastating biological invasion with effects still felt today

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r/history 22d ago

Article Discovery of a temple of Poseidon located at the Kleidi site near Samikon in Greece

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