Archaeologists in Sweden have discovered nearly two dozen gold foil figures from 1,300 years ago that have engravings of couples embracing each other.
A newly deciphered magical amulet claims to stop evil spirits "who eat flesh and drink blood," archaeologists have found.
A well-preserved ancient Greek helmet likely worn by a soldier during a war with the Persians has been found in Haifa Harbor in Israel.
Scientists using a new technique have uncovered the colorful and once-hidden scenes in paintings of the ancient Etruscans.
A medieval ship burial in England is now captivating viewers of the Netflix drama "The Dig." But who is actually buried at the 1,400-year-old site known as Sutton Hoo?
Archaeologists have found a 2,000-year-old mummy with a gold tongue at an ancient Egyptian site called Taposiris Magna.
A funerary temple belonging to Queen Nearit has been discovered in the ancient Egyptian burial ground Saqqara next to the pyramid of her husband, pharaoh Teti.
A mysterious tomb in Luoyang, China, belongs to Emperor Liu Zhi (reign A.D. 146-168), a murderous emperor who had 5,000 concubines.
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of an ancient ritual bath church at Gethsemane, a place near Jerusalem where the Bible says that Jesus was betrayed by Judas and arrested.
Archaeologists claim that they have identified the deadly dance floor where John the Baptist — a preacher who foretold the coming of Jesus — was sentenced to death around A.D. 29.
Despite the difficult year, many archaeological and historical discoveries came to light, including a sprawling geoglyph in Peru, a trove of mummies, the tomb of the legendary Romulus and more.
More than 3,000 years ago, a couple at a biblical site in Israel was buried side by side in a spooning position, and archaeologists are calling them Romeo and Juliet.
A man who died of constipation more than 1,000 years ago survived on just grasshoppers for months, his mummy has revealed.
A group of 19th-century sisters excavated and protected the House of Jesus in Nazareth. Here's their story.
Goliath, the giant who was felled by King David in the Hebrew Bible, is described as having a jaw-dropping height. Turns out, that may not have been accurate.
The number of mummy-filled coffins found in a series of burial shafts at Saqqara in Egypt keeps growing, archaeologists with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities reported.
Archaeologists have now discovered 59 mummy coffins in Saqqara in Egypt. Many of the mummies are likely the remains of priests.
These ancient Chinese texts on human anatomy are as old, if not older, than their Greek counterparts.
Mysterious stone structures that dot lava fields and deserts across Saudi Arabia may be some of the oldest monuments in the world, scientists say.
The remains of several timber circles constructed over 4,500 years ago have been discovered at the Perdigões complex archaeological site in Portugal.
A clay head that dates back almost 3,000 years may be a rare depiction of Yahweh, or God. But other archaeologists aren't convinced.
The chances of finding Cleopatra's tomb are pretty low, experts say, despite claims to the contrary.