Emperors of ancient Rome tended to die bloody, violent deaths, a new study finds.
About 1,400 cuneiform tablets that were possibly stolen from Irisagrig, a 4,000-year-old lost city in Iraq, have just been revealed.
A stash of seven rare coins dating to 1,200 years ago was uncovered near an ancient pottery kiln in Yavne, Israel.
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.
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