The sunken artifacts include ceremonial bowls and obsidian blades that may have been used in ancient animal sacrifices.
A German historian is collecting and preserving artifacts from the Berlin Wall, before the physical and ideological barrier that divided the city for almost 60 years fades from living memory.
Polar explorer Shackleton abandoned the ship Endurance in 1915, after the vessel was crushed by sea ice.
Highly decorated chalk cylinders, carved in Britain more than 4,000 years ago, could be ancient replicas of measuring devices used for laying out Stonehenge.
A stone circle in northeast Scotland that archaeologists thought was built thousands of years ago has turned out to be just a few decades old.
Scientists drilled through some 3,500 feet of ice to study this hidden Antarctic lake. They found it is teeming with life.
The exquisite stone circle may be 4,500 years old and is located in a remote patch of farmland in a Scottish village.
This stone circle near the village of Alford, west of Aberdeen, may turn out to be one of the last such monumental structures to be found in Scotland.
The ship sank in a storm in 1684 off Dollar Cove in the Gunwalloe district of Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula.
From the forerunner to backgammon to a Norse strategy game called Viking chess, here's a look at the fascinating games played in our very distant past.
Archaeologists are finding out what the vast landscape looked like before it slipped beneath the salty water so long ago.
Ancient Shivta in southern Israel was once part of a thriving group of desert cities on a trade route between the Mediterranean coast and the east of Arabia.
Rocks found at Isua in Greenland may contain the oldest fossils of life on Earth, but not everyone agrees.
A legal battle between a maritime salvage company and the state of Florida could have implications for some of the oldest European artifacts in the U.S.