Archaeologists have found 400 newfound tombs dating to Roman times in a giant necropolis in Turkey.
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.
Two graves that were recently excavated in an ancient impact crater in Bavaria, Germany, held high-quality goods that were unusual for burials in the Middle Ages.
A golden bowl adorned with an image of the sun has been found in a 3000-year-old settlement in Austria.
The largest-ever study of Arab genomes has revealed the most ancient of all modern Middle Eastern populations and is shedding light on how modern humans may have first expanded across the globe.
Glacier archaeologists in Norway have found the second of a pair of 1,300-year-old skis dating to the Iron Age.
The remains of a V2 rocket fired by Nazi Germany at London during World War II have been unearthed in a field in the southeast of England, where it crashed and exploded before reaching its target.
Archaeologists recently discovered a 2,700-year-old private toilet inside the remains of an ancient royal estate in Jerusalem.
New analysis of bones in the Tomb of Nestor's Cup revealed a surprising discovery: Long thought to be the burial of a child, the tomb instead held the remains of at least three adults.
An excavation at a Roman Empire-era amphitheater in Pergamon Turkey reveals that elites sat in 'box seats.'
People were raising cassowaries, the world's most dangerous bird, some 18,000 years ago, new research shows.
Amateur freedivers found a giant stash of gold coins dating to the fall of the Western Roman Empire.
An ancient Hebrew document created more than 1,000 years ago and stashed away in Cairo may unlock a secret of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
With the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the country's archaeological remains face a grim future even if the extremist Islamic group decides not to loot or intentionally destroy them.
Archaeologists in Colombia have found eight ceramic jars, with metallic figurines and emeralds inside, within a temple and its adjacent graves.
Archaeologists have evidence of a space rock that obliterated Jericho some 3,600 years ago may have inspired the biblical story of Sodom.