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This Week In History, Mar. 19 – 25

This Week In History, Mar. 19 – 25

The true story of Pocahontas, tourists headed to the Titanic, Jesus' tomb reopens, Cold War nuclear footage declassified, Lindbergh baby case detective unmasked.
North African Youth Repeatedly Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art

North African Youth Repeatedly Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art

Vandals have been scribbling their names over the ancient rock art of Chad's Ennedi Plateau since January.
U.S. Received Millions Of Dollars’ Worth Of Stolen Artifacts From Middle East Conflict Zones In 2016

U.S. Received Millions Of Dollars’ Worth Of Stolen Artifacts From Middle East Conflict Zones In 2016

A record $100 million worth of ancient artifacts from the Middle East and North Africa found its way to the U.S. last year.
After $4 Million Restoration, Jesus’ Tomb Is Open But Not Good As New

After $4 Million Restoration, Jesus’ Tomb Is Open But Not Good As New

Experts are now calling for a further $6.5 million to stave off the possibility of "catastrophic" collapse.
The Silk Road May Not Have Started The Way We Think, New Research Says

The Silk Road May Not Have Started The Way We Think, New Research Says

The Silk Road was made possible by the ancient efforts of sheep herders, new research finds.
Giant Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Statue Found Underneath Cairo Slum

Giant Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Statue Found Underneath Cairo Slum

Archaeologists have discovered a colossal buried statue of Ramses the Great.
This Week In History, Mar. 5 – 11

This Week In History, Mar. 5 – 11

America's first colonists, "unknown human" skulls unearthed, Holocaust survivor rooms with Nazis' granddaughter, ISIS loots Assyrian palace, secret ancient Egyptian texts.
Neanderthals Were Taking Antibiotics And Painkillers 50,000 Years Ago

Neanderthals Were Taking Antibiotics And Painkillers 50,000 Years Ago

Neanderthals may have known how to self-medicate, new research shows.
4 Billion-Year-Old Rocks Contain Fossils Of The First Life On Earth

4 Billion-Year-Old Rocks Contain Fossils Of The First Life On Earth

These microfossils are the oldest ever found on this planet.
Earliest Depiction Of Confucius Found In Disgraced Emperor’s Tomb

Earliest Depiction Of Confucius Found In Disgraced Emperor’s Tomb

The find may reveal more about the philosopher's life.
Ancient, “Unknown” Human Skulls Found In China

Ancient, “Unknown” Human Skulls Found In China

Two recently discovered fossils have revealed a human of “unknown” origin in China.