A new result challenges previous conclusions about the origin of the domesticated chicken.
These 900-year-old objects may have once been hand grenades, according to a recent study.
The cave contains more than 1,000 artworks spanning over 50,000 years.
The temporary exhibit includes 250 painted sarcophagi and 150 bronze statues of ancient Egyptian deities.
2,000-year-old DNA is revealing more about the people who died during the fateful eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
A 3,000-year-old cremation site in Italy offers evidence it was in use for generations.
The mud glyphs are over 1,000 years old and include humanoid figures, abstract shapes, and an 11-foot-long serpent.
Bits of a 2,200-year-old mural may be some of the earliest examples of this dating system.
At an estimated 9.5 magnitude, the ancient megathrust earthquake would rank as one of the strongest on record.
New research points to a pre-Clovis peopling of the Americas.
What was thought to be a military port is actually something much more intriguing, new research suggests
Archaeologists working on Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral have discovered several tombs under the floor of the famous…
Archaeologists found a 14th-century burial and other previously unknown artifacts below the floor of the medieval…
Lying 9,800 feet beneath Antarctic waters, Endurance is standing upright and in a “a brilliant state of…
Based on the dagger's chemistry and a 3,400-year-old tablet, scientists don’t think it’s from Egypt.
Endurance, which sank in the Weddell sea after being tapped and then crushed by ice, hasn’t been seen in over 100…
The practice was likely an attempt to “reconstruct” the dead.
The metal straws were used to drink from communal vessels during banquets, according to a new study.