Archaeologists uncovered a bas-relief of a golden eagle at the foot of Templo Mayor. It's the largest of its kind discovered at the site.
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 toddler was buried with meal offerings and a pet dog about 2,000 years ago in what is now central France.
A massive "cursus" monument, a site for ancient rituals has been discovered on the Scottish Isle of Arran.
With the help of a priest, a medieval hoard containing silver coins and gold rings was found in Poland.
Archaeologists have located a fort in Alaska where Tlingit people fought a pivotal battle against invading Russian forces.
A giant Mayan mask sculpture has been revealed at an archaeological site in the Mexican state of Yucatán after undergoing restoration work.
Archaeologists uncovered 154 Anglo-Saxon burials at the site in Northamptonshire which also contained a previously unknown settlement.
Conquistadors murdered hundreds of Acolhua people, a sister culture of the Aztecs, after members of a Spanish caravan in Mexico were captured, sacrificed and eaten.
An excavation revealed a previously unknown church and inscription, possibly dating to Byzantine times.
A funerary temple belonging to Queen Nearit has been discovered in the ancient Egyptian burial ground Saqqara next to the pyramid of her husband, pharaoh Teti.
A new exhibit showcases microscopy in archaeology, highlighting objects' unexpected beauty and revealing clues about the past.
A 2,500-year-old temple dedicated to Aphrodite has been found above ground in western Turkey. The Greek goddess was the subject of a popular cult at the time.
A mysterious tomb in Luoyang, China, belongs to Emperor Liu Zhi (reign A.D. 146-168), a murderous emperor who had 5,000 concubines.
Israeli officials have recovered a cache of thousands of stolen archaeological artifacts from all over the world.