This cold case is finally cracked; the mummified woman was murdered with a knife.
Archaeology is fundamentally the study of humanity and its past. Archaeologists study things that were created, used or changed by humans. They do this by studying the material remains, in other words, the stuff we leave behind.
A Civil War artifact found in Virginia could represent a type of talisman that was popular for protection against evil: a so-called witch bottle.
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.
Hundreds of people in ancient Herculaneum died when Mount Vesuvius erupted. And their deaths weren't instantaneous, new evidence reveals.
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.
A massive trove of "artifacts" has been shipped from Sri Lanka, a country recovering from a civil war, to Ripley's Believe It or Not! — a company known for its unusual objects.
The man had a missing lower jaw, so the forensic artist gave the individual a beard to hide his jaw line.
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.
A stash of seven rare coins dating to 1,200 years ago was uncovered near an ancient pottery kiln in Yavne, Israel.
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.
From long-lost churches to marvelous mosaics, here are the most intriguing biblical discoveries archaeologists made in 2019.
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