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New analysis provides more clues about Pilgrim-era shipwreck

Photo: This 1865 photo provided by the Pilgrim Hall Museum, shows Leander Cosby, of Orleans, Mass., right, standing with remains of the 1626 shipwreck Sparrow-hawk, on the Boston Common, in Boston. Cosby was an early visitor to the wreck site when it was uncovered in the 1860s, and helped excavate and preserve the vessel. (Josiah

Archaeology

Egypt: Archaeologists unearth ancient beer factory in Abydos

American and Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed what could be the oldest known beer factory at one of the most prominent archaeological sites of ancient Egypt, a top antiquities official said Saturday. Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said the factory was found in Abydos, an ancient burial ground located in the

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