Romantic images on tablets from Mesopotamia could place the earliest evidence of kissing to 2500 BCE.
Two etchings for desert kites are thousands of years old, archaeologists say.
An unusual technique allowed scientists to see what's hidden inside these 2,500-year-old animal coffins.
The winery’s layout and finishes suggest the wine-making was merely a spectacle for ancient Roman elites.
Archaeologists found hallucinogenic compounds in 3,000-year-old hair.
Restoration work of the church following a devastating 2019 fire has revealed a surprising construction innovation.
Skeletons found in Romania, Bulgaria, and Hungary show signs they rode horses in life.
Ironton sank after colliding with another ship in 1894, killing five sailors. Now, the intact wreck has finally been…
Archaeologists studying the remains of two brothers discovered evidence of painful diseases—and a gruesome attempted…
The 11,500-year-old archaeological site was unharmed in the disaster, which has killed over 35,000 people and…
Our extinct sister species was hunting and butchering big game, according to new research.
The golden tokens and footwear were intended to ease the body’s transition into the afterlife.
The artifact "was trafficked by a well-organized network," the Manhattan District Attorney said.
The building is long gone, but its thousand-year-old footprint remains.
The finds may rewrite how, and when, Ice Age humans in Asia and the Americas interacted.
Archaeologists analyzed some gorgeously detailed paintings from an Amarna palace.
Let's revisit the best old stuff that made headlines this year.
The recently discovered relief depicts large animals, human figures, and penises.
The ancient animal may indicate a new story in Mesoamerican sociopolitics.
The natural mummy was discovered in the Italian Alps in 1991, about 5,300 years after 'Ötzi' died.