Archaeologists think the temple dates to the first century B.C., before the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem.
The village likely dates to the time of Europe's first farmers, who arrived from Anatolia about 8,000 years ago.
A new DNA analysis reveals that Ötzi the Iceman was genetically predisposed to male-pattern baldness, diabetes and obesity.
Europe underwent "extreme cooling" about 1.1 million years ago, which coincides with a gap in hominin habitation, a new study finds.
The burials of famous people provide enduring archaeological mysteries. Here are 30 of the most acclaimed "lost" tombs.
Coal miners found the remains of a Roman boat that likely supplied an ancient frontier city and military headquarters.
Researchers think the morbid practice originated with pagan people who settled in the region after the Romans drove out the Jews.
The obvious wealth of the tombs was based on the local production of copper, which was in great demand at the time to make bronze.
The aircraft were sent to the Soviet Union in 1941 to help the Allied war effort, but they were dumped to avoid payment.
Hundreds of elite Anglo-Saxon women were buried with mysterious ivory rings. Now, researchers know the ivory came from elephants living about 4,000 miles away from England.
The research found flood sediments only on the eastern side of a desert wall built almost 1,000 years ago.
A veteran Greek diver announced that he'd discovered the wreck of HMS Triumph after searching for more than 20 years.
A marble statue of the Greek god Pan was found in "backfill" at an archaeological site in Istanbul that probably came from elsewhere in the ancient city.
The deep-learning system is 21 times faster than a human at finding ancient "geoglyphs" in aerial photographs of Peru's Nazca Desert.
Archaeologists in eastern India have unearthed an elephant statue thought to date to the third century B.C., when the region was mainly Buddhist.
Hurling spear-thrower projectiles at archery targets revealed that these loops may have been finger grips.
Archaeologists have excavated subterranean rooms and a tunnel under an early church in Istanbul, formerly Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire.