DNA evidence from a 13th-century Mongol massacre revealed a tragic glimpse at a family of victims spanning three generations.
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.
The Temple Scroll is the best preserved of all 900 Dead Sea Scrolls, and researchers just got one step closer to figuring out its secret.
The first-ever ancient DNA from the long-lost Harappan Civilization is revealing intriguing hints about the Indus Valley.
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.
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.
There was likely no shortage of ale and good cheer at a recently unearthed Viking drinking hall, discovered in northern Scotland.
The underwater city was named after the legendary Hercules, who ancient people believed actually visited the city.
An Iron Age warrior who likely fought Julius Caesar's legionnaires has been unearthed in the United Kingdom, according to news sources.
Inside the buried remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna in Lithuania, archaeologists have found a priceless inscription, colorful floors, piles of coins and parts of the bimah.
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of amputated human limbs at the field hospital that serviced the wounded at the Battle of Waterloo.
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