This ancient ancestor looked a lot like the iconic "Lucy."
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.
A toothless skull was all that researchers had of one of Scotland's oldest known Druids, but now they have something more: a wax re-creation of her face.
About 100 volcanoes dating to the Jurassic era were recently discovered buried under the basins of central Australia.
Researchers have uncovered new details of a hidden image buried within Leonardo da Vinci's painting "The Virgin of the Rocks."
Archaeologist says she's in academic purgatory, observing from a distance as Syria burns, unable to help protect its history or its present.
A stash of ancient amulets is seeing the light of day, now that archaeologists in Pompeii have unearthed the treasures from under a pile of ash dating to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.
Grave robbers are usually a determined bunch, but for the past 3,400 years, unsavory burglars have managed to miss two ancient burial chambers just outside of Corinth, Greece.
Archaeologists excavating the scene of the most infamous clan massacre in Scottish history have unearthed parts of a 'lost village' in the Highlands valley of Glencoe.
Ancient sailors courted adventure and risked death on the Aegean Sea, as shown in five 2,000-year-old shipwrecks and a giant, granite anchor pole found near the Greek island of Levitha.
Previous research had suggested that high-altitude regions such as Tibet and the Andes were among the last places peopled by humans.
There was likely no shortage of ale and good cheer at a recently unearthed Viking drinking hall, discovered in northern Scotland.
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