This is the oldest known evidence of marijuana from the Kingdom of Judah.
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.
Excavators have already found the remains of about 60 mammoths and 15 pre-Hispanic indigenous people.
It's not clear why ancient people dug up these chambers, but evidence suggests they used them in everyday life.
Melting ice revealed a long-lost trail in Norway that was strewn with objects dating to the Viking Age.
Megiddo, a place known in the Book of Revelation as "Armageddon," was occupied between roughly 7000–300 B.C. A prophecy states that in the end times a final battle will be fought near this site.
By studying artificially deformed skulls from a graveyard dating to more than 1,000 years ago, archaeologists are piecing together clues about an ancient community's culture.
Scientists in Turin, Italy, have discovered that a couple of days each year, the rising sun perfectly aligns with one of the city's main streets that was constructed around 28 B.C.
Archaeologists discovered a decapitated skeleton of a human sacrifice in a burial pit dating to more than 3,000 years ago.
With laser and radar technology, archaeologists have uncovered a Spanish fort built more than 450 years ago in Florida.
The origins of the Nazareth Inscription, a Roman emperor's edict threatening grave robbers with severe punishment, have been hotly debated for decades.
Researchers dated a Homo erectus skull in South Africa to 2 million years ago — the oldest known H. erectus fossil on Earth.
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