The "lovers of Modena" — two 1,600-year-old skeletons found holding hands inside their grave — are both men, new research reveals.
Around 2,100 years ago, a woman was buried in a site now known as the "Russian Atlantis" with an unusual accessory resembling a modern iPhone.
DNA evidence from a 13th-century Mongol massacre revealed a tragic glimpse at a family of victims spanning three generations.
The Temple Scroll is the best preserved of all 900 Dead Sea Scrolls, and researchers just got one step closer to figuring out its secret.
The first-ever ancient DNA from the long-lost Harappan Civilization is revealing intriguing hints about the Indus Valley.
Following the 315th anniversary of a Scottish witch's death, officials have renewed the search for her missing skeleton.
The chaos of the French Revolution allowed Bonaparte to use his military prowess to become ruler of much of Europe.
One of the best preserved and well known Sinagua ruins is Montezuma Castle National Monument, an impressive 20-room pueblo built into a white limestone cliff.
The face of the oldest known species of Australopithecus looks a bit like the famous "Lucy" and a bit like far older hominins.
There were no bodies, no formal burial, no jewelry to carry on to an afterlife — just the skulls. No one knew why they were there.
Archaeologists have unearthed three ancient skeletons in Croatia — and two of them had pointy, artificially deformed skulls.
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