The Superhero Issue

Scientists are uncovering the graves of real-life women warriors

New techniques are revealing female fighters once erased from history.

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As the legend goes, Diana Prince, A.K.A Wonder Woman, is an Amazon.

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Amazons, as described by 4th century BCE Greek historians like Herodotus, are mythical female warriors that tangled with Achilles, fought in the Trojan War, and ruled themselves.