Inside All About History 118: Discover how the great sultans built a lasting dynasty that challenged the powers of medieval Europe.
New images of one of the world’s most valuable shipwrecks off the coast of Colombia show its remarkable preservation, and two more historic shipwrecks in the same area.
Some 8,000 frog and toad bones suggest a prehistoric amphibian tragedy killed hundreds of frogs in an Iron Age village.
The face of a woman who lived in Central Europe nearly 4,000 years ago has been reconstructed from her skull and remnants of her DNA.
Historians aren't sure where the tomb of Genghis Khan is located, but they’ve made several educated guesses.
A metal detectorist in Hungary has unearthed a tiny silver coin marked with the name of a famous Viking king that was lost almost 1,000 years ago.
A metal detectorist in the U.K. found an ancient Roman penis pendant made out of silver, which was likely thought to ward off evil.
Archaeologists in Greece have unearthed a one-edged sword, or saber, that they think was used in the 14th century during a raid by Turkish pirates on a fortified Christian monastery.
Recently unearthed footage that documented the aftermath of the Chernobyl accident remained hidden for decades.
The ice patches of Norway hold thousands of well-preserved artifacts and remains, but climate change is causing them to disappear.
Archaeologists in Greece discovered the ancient remains of a woman buried on a bronze bed that dates to the first century B.C.
Archaeologists raced to investigate an ancient Bronze Age city in Iraq after it re-emerged from a reservoir following an extreme drought.
Jamestown, founded in 1607, was the first successful permanent English settlement in what would become the United States.
Archaeologists have unearthed penis graffiti and an explicit insult carved into a stone at a Roman fort in the UK. A translation of the phrase names one of the soldiers as a "shitter."
Reference The Indus Valley Civilization — famous for its large, well-planned cities — is considered one of the six early pristine state-level civilizations.
Archaeologists have unearthed the 2,100-year-old remains of a farmstead near Israel's northern Sea of Galilee.
The ancient Maya stashed many treasures in their pyramids, including a jaguar throne and jade masks.