Two waves of mass death hit prehistoric Denmark, with farmers wiping out hunter-gatherers and pastoralists later wiping out the farmers.
Machine learning has helped decipher part of an ancient carbonized scroll found in a villa that likely once belonged to Julius Caesar’s father-in-law.
The earliest known evidence of bedbugs in Britain was found at a first-century fort near Hadrian's Wall.
The huge chalk carving in the English countryside was likely a meeting place for local forces rallying against the Vikings.
2023 was an outstanding year for finding ancient hoards, creating reconstructions and discovering burial.
About 3,000 years ago in ancient Mesopotamia, brickmakers imprinted the names of their kings into clay bricks. Now, an analysis of the metal grains in those bricks has confirmed a mysterious anomaly in Earth's magnetic field.
What may be the world's largest prehistoric hand ax, measuring over 20 inches long, was found in Saudi Arabia.
In this interview, elephant expert Ross MacPhee explains how the giant animals' tusks record every week of their lives and why their noses are so remarkable.
A new show on "The Secret World of Elephants" at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City dishes on the evolution and remarkable lives of these huge (and sometimes dwarf) pachyderms.
Mount Vesuvius' eruption in A.D. 79 carbonized hundreds of scrolls and papyri in the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum. Now, AI has decoded part of a scroll.
For decades, we thought the first humans to arrive in the Americas came across the Bering Land Bridge 13,000 years ago. New evidence is changing that picture.
Scientists have used several methods to show that human footprints found in White Sands National Park are around 23,000 years old.
Glacial archaeologists in Norway have found an arrow with its quartzite tip still attached after spending up to 3,000 years in the snow and ice.
Facial reconstruction The skeletal remains of the 'Upper Largie Woman' were found in a quarry in Scotland. Now, scientists have reconstructed the Bronze Age woman's face.
Cave paintings and engravings dating to at least 24,000 years ago were discovered near Valencia in Spain.
A second century B.C. leather shoe found in an Austrian mine offers 'extremely rare insight into the life of Iron Age miners.'
Archeologists discovered the mysterious arch at the end of a narrow, underground passageway that was sealed with sediment shortly after it was built in the Middle Bronze Age.