An ancient drawing of a demon blamed for epileptic seizures has been discovered on a 2,700-year-old Assyrian clay tablet.
The discovery of three human graves in the church of the Alamo in San Antonio has reignited a dispute over the Native American presence at the historic site.
From a Bronze-Age megalopolis to a cachette of priests to a massive ancient wall, here’s a look at the biggest archaeological discoveries of 2019.
Just in time for Christmas, a long-hidden Nativity scene has surfaced after laying concealed for centuries under another painting.
From long-lost churches to marvelous mosaics, here are the most intriguing biblical discoveries archaeologists made in 2019.
Thousands of years ago, a young Neolithic woman in what is now Denmark chewed on a piece of birch pitch.
The bodies of ancient princes and princesses may have rested in two ancient tombs lined with gold that were recently found at the site of Pylos in Greece.
An ancient human skeleton uncovered in China belonged to an individual with the rare condition of "proportionate dwarfism."
Archaeologists have discovered a 1,600-year-old temple called the "Mithraeum of Colored Marbles," where Romans would have worshipped the god Mithras.
Predating the bow and arrow, the atlatl was a dart-throwing weapon that could launch projectiles with great force.
Researchers have discovered humanity's oldest cave art. The paintings depict a hunting scene with what may be part-animal, part-human figures.
A storehouse of ancient treasures, including precious jewels and gold beads, has been uncovered by archaeologists on an island near Crete devoted to making a precious purple dye from sea snails.
Archaeologists have uncovered two ancient Egyptian burials holding bodies wearing head cones, the first physical evidence of the practice.
An ancient church from the fourth century, containing both early Christian and what may be pagan artifacts, has been unearthed in a buried town in northern Ethiopia.
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