Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have discovered 4,500-year-old "funerary avenues" alongside thousands of pendant-shaped tombs.
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 volunteer archaeologist discovered a stash of 41 "rainbow cup" Celtic coins dating to 2,000 years ago in Germany.
A badger forced to scavenge for food by a snowstrom has uncovered a stash of 209 Roman coins in a cave in Spain.
Archaeologists in China have discovered a rare 2,500-year-old piece of military equipment; an intricately-fashioned leather-scale armor that resembles the scales of a fish.
Archaeologists have unearthed the bones of a young man and a dog killed by an ancient tsunami along the Aegean coast.
During an archaeological inspection of a waterway project site in Rome, archaeologists found ancient funerary relics, including a terracotta statue with a dog's head.
Two spectacular horned helmets may have inspired the myth that more than 1,500 years later, Vikings wore bulls' horns on their helmets.
Archaeologists have unearthed a mummy lying in a fetal position and bound by rope in Cajamarquilla, Peru.
Archaeological predictions for the new year include: discoveries from Egypt's "lost golden city," new finds from Qumran and evidence that may shed light on what life was like 11,000 years ago.
These coin hoards, many discovered by lucky amateurs, contain treasures dating back as far as 1,500 years.
Some 3,000 years after the burial of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep, a team of researchers used CT scans to digitally unwrap his body for the first time.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a massive "garbage dump" at the Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor that is brimming with ancient offerings to a fertility goddess.
Archaeologists in Norway have discovered the remains of a cluster of Norse longhouses, including one of the largest of these structures ever found.
An infant burial discovered in the Italian Alps sheds light on how the hunter-gatherers of Europe dealt with issues of personhood and status 10,000 years ago.
Police in Jerusalem seized a hoard of stolen antiquities that date to a 1,900-year-old Jewish rebellion against the Romans.
Three gold tongues, belonging to a man, woman and child who lived in Egypt about 2,500 years ago, were found in two tombs.
The remains of a man, possibly a slave, indicate that he was crucified in the third or fourth century A.D. in Roman England.
A chemical analysis of a medieval man's remains from the Scottish Highlands reveals he wasn't a local.
The biblical city where the Gospels tell of Jesus performing some of his most famous miracles is now a source of debate among archaeologists.