The remains of the smallest ape ever known to walk the Earth may have been discovered in the hills of Kenya, scientists say.
Many ancient Inca traditions continue to be appreciated and are carried out today by their decedents.
Archaeologists may have discovered the system used to haul massive stone blocks into place for Egypt's most massive pyramid.
The Picts, a fierce group of people who lived in Scotland during ancient and medieval times may have developed their own written language.
Archaeologists have long debated when the volcano blew its top and covered surrounding Roman settlements in ash.
Carvings uncovered in the Canadian Arctic may be the earliest portraits of the Vikings created in the Americas.
The exquisitely preserved skeleton still had hair and fingernails. Inside her coffin was a tiny dollhouse.
Archaeologists in China have uncovered the tomb of a 900-year-old "Grand Lady," along with various artifacts, such as the remains of a model house.
A 1,550-year-old "vampire burial" of a child with a rock stuffed into his or her mouth has been discovered in an ancient cemetery in Lugnano, Italy.
A tomb complex dating back 4,400 years belonging to a priest named Kaires, who claimed to be the "sole friend" to the pharaoh, has been discovered near a pyramid in Egypt.
Though the 4,400-year-old tomb had been robbed, archaeologists found the remains of a statue with inscriptions referring to its owner inside.
The inscription show Seti I, a pharaoh who launched military campaigns in North Africa and the Middle East.
An ancient Egyptian papyrus with an image showing two bird-like creatures, possibly with a penis connecting them, has been deciphered, revealing a magic spell of love.
This ancient city, which houses a massive pyramid, may have conquered a nearby city and taken its residents as captives.
A 700-year-old tomb has been discovered in Yangquan City, China, and dates to a time when the descendants of Genghis Khan ruled China. A couple was apparently buried inside.
The nearly 1,500-year-old remains of at least 60 people and six trophy heads have been discovered in deep pits in Vitor Valley in southern Peru.
Archaeologists found the foundation of an ancient Egyptian tomb that could have held the wife of King Tut.
Jamestown, founded in 1607, was the first successful permanent English settlement in what would become the United States.
A massive black sarcophagus found in Egypt and dating to the time of Alexander the Great has been opened.