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Painted Comanche hide, from the mid nineteenth century

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Comanche Robe

This painted Comanche hide, which dates from the mid nineteenth century, served as a robe for a child.

Image of chaeologists join 8,500 cyclists on the road in Iowa.

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Time Travels

Some thirteen thousand years ago, when most archaeologists agree that humans first populated North America, a Paleo-Indian tribe left a cache of stone weapons in southern Iowa, maybe to be finished an

Image of Hypostyle Hall at Karnak.

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Karnak

Where the digital age meets ancient Egypt.

Sandal made of yucca fibers, artifact of Franktown Cave in Colorado

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University of Denver Archaeological Collections

Fashioned from yucca fibers, the sandal pictured here was probably worn over five thousand years ago and is one of the oldest artifacts found at Franktown Cave in southern Colorado.

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First, Count to Ten...In Pescadora

Archaeologists from Harvard University’s Peabody Museum working in Peru have unearthed a piece of paper used in the early seventeenth century by a Spanish priest to conduct an interview and record num

The awakened Buddha surrounded by lotus scrolls, Xiangtangshan

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Worshipped, Plundered, and Digitized

It’s easy enough to wander through the Asian art wing of a large museum and skim over the fine print.