Scientists reconstructed the face of a battle-scarred Viking shield-maiden for the first time ever.
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.
Archaeologists have uncovered a 17th-century tunnel filled with indigenous rock carvings in the city of Ecatepec in Mexico.
Archaeologists have identified the remains of a stone wall in Iran about the length of the famous Hadrian's Wall that was built across England by the Romans.
A cave that held hundreds of carved medieval wards against evil was inaccessible to the public — until now.
Cuneiform tablets from ancient Assyria dating to 679 B.C. contain the earliest written record of an aurora.
Archaeologists have reconstructed the weathered face of a middle-age man who died more than 600 years ago and was buried in Aberdeen, Scotland.
The skeletons of two women — an adult and a child — were discovered buried in a lost chapel in the infamous Tower of London. They don't appear to have been prisoners.
Archaeologists have mapped the ancient city of Mahendraparvata, hidden beneath thick vegetation on a Cambodian mountain not far from the temple of Angkor Wat.
Archaeologists have identified a grand street in Jerusalem that was built by Pontius Pilate, the Roman prefect of Judea who is famous for overseeing the trial and crucifixion of Jesus.
Archaeologists have unearthed 30 sealed wooden coffins with mummies inside at "El-Assasif," an ancient necropolis near Luxor, Egypt.
Archaeologists near Luxor, Egypt, have discovered 30 sealed wooden coffins with mummies inside, some of which belonged to ancient Egyptian priests. Here are photos of the findings.
A virtual dive of a 17th-century shipwreck explores the remains of a ship used by the Dutch to secretly trade with Iceland.
Archaeologists recently discovered a colorful fresco of fighting gladiators on a tavern wall in Pompeii.
Around 400,000 years ago, humans set aside bones filled with tasty grease and marrow, storing them like canned soup for later meals.
Two mummies have been unearthed in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the cemetery holding the tomb of King Tut and other Egyptian royalty.
These ruined stone buildings hidden in the forest in the Scottish Highlands would have been an ideal site for making illicit whisky.
Mystery surrounds a group of ruined stone buildings hidden in a remote forest in the Scottish Highlands, with an archaeologist suggesting they were once an illegal whisky distillery.
A Greek engraving on a 1,500-year-old lead tablet discovered in the ruins of an ancient theater in Israel has finally been deciphered.
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