A painting of an early human walking across a creek with a stone tool in his hand

Pieces of the Past

Dragon Man and more: Understand the ancient world through 9 images

Meet your new ancestors.

Chuang Zhao

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The ancient human dubbed “Dragon Man” captured headlines last month, but he was just one of many discoveries made in June that explained the ancient world.

Here are June’s biggest archaeological finds told in 9 images

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