A sprawling, stone monument decorated with swirls, circular patterns and godly fangs has been hiding in a remote jungle in northern Peru for around 2,000 years.
The voice of an ancient Egyptian priest has been heard for the first time in more than 3,000 years, thanks to a detailed reconstruction of his vocal tract from his mummified remains.
Hundreds of people in ancient Herculaneum died when Mount Vesuvius erupted. And their deaths weren't instantaneous, new evidence reveals.
A man who died in Herculaneum during the historic Vesuvius eruption was found with an exploded skull and glass-like brain tissue.
Stunning ancient rock carvings that portray an Assyrian king paying homage to his gods amid a procession of mythical animals have been unearthed in the Kurdistan region in the north of Iraq.
The graves of these enslaved people may help experts understand the transition from the Iron Age to the Roman era.
A 2,800-year-old jar inscribed in Hebrew with the Yahwistic name "Benayo" has been discovered at Abel Beth Maacah, an Israel site mentioned in the Hebrew Bible.
The man had a missing lower jaw, so the forensic artist gave the individual a beard to hide his jaw line.
New research claims that Leonardo da Vinci's optics-breaking orb in the "Salvator Mundi" was a realistic portrayal.
Christopher Columbus claims to have fought with a fierce cannibal tribe in the Caribbean, despite historical evidence to the contrary. Now, a new study shows he may have been telling the truth.
It's unclear which side these soldiers fought on. Were they revolutionaries, Brits or perhaps Tories — colonists who sided with the king?
About 1,400 cuneiform tablets that were possibly stolen from Irisagrig, a 4,000-year-old lost city in Iraq, have just been revealed.
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