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Study of ancient history history and pre-history based on interpretation of artifacts and found physical remains.

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Has Noah's ark been discovered in Turkey?

I found this website claiming that noah's ark has been found. Is there any archaeological or historical evidence to support or deny this claim? Related Question: Could a Great Flood have happened?
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Have giant human skeletons been found?

This article shows a diagram of the remains of human giants. The tallest one being 36 ft. (1097.28 cm.) This seems like a pretty large claim for an article that doesn't state any sources. Could there ...
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Is the fossil KNM-ER 1470 evidence that other dating methods other than the fossil record are inaccurate?

The skull was originally dated to be almost 3 million years old. This led Richard Leakey, the son of famed archeologist Louis Leakey to comment, "Either We toss out this skull or we toss out our ...
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Were the remains of 215 indigenous children, some as young as 3 years old, found at the site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in Canada?

According to many reports this week, a mass grave was found in Kamloops, BC, containing the remains of at least 215 indigenous children. For example: "Indigenous groups call for Canada to ...
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Are results of carbon dating cross referenced by other methods?

Creationists make the claim that a global flood has messed up the precision of radiocarbon dating and hence, it cannot be relied upon. But if it is consistently cross-referenced by other methods, then ...