Using 3D technology, researchers created a facial reconstruction of a 'Penang woman' who lived 5,700 years ago in Malaysia.
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.
The Huns were nomadic horse warriors, originally from Asia, who invaded Europe in the late fourth century A.D. and carved out an empire that stretched from Asia to Europe.
Archaeologists have unearthed one of the largest complexes of Neolithic standing stones near the city of Huelva in southwestern Spain, ahead of a plan to grow avocados there.
Scholars may have finally deciphered the vast majority of an ancient writing system known as Linear Elamite. But not everyone agrees with the findings.
Sediment cores from the LSU Mounds reveal thousands of years of buildup of clay, ash from burning plants and animal remains.
Archaeologists in Cyprus have unearthed a broken rampart, or a part of a defensive wall, under a massive burial mound.
A young woman buried in Patagonia up to 1,000 years ago was placed in a ceremonial canoe to represent her final journey into the land of the dead, according to a new study.
The "Book of the Dead" served multiple functions, including helping ancient Egyptians in the afterlife.
Archaeologists have found one Stone Age and 140 early medieval graves filled with artifacts in Germany.
The Aztec Empire flourished in the Valley of Mexico between A.D. 1325 and 1519 and was the last great civilization before the arrival of the Spanish in the early 16th century.
Being the emperor of Rome was a risky business. But merely gaining the imperial throne could be difficult, too.
Here's what researchers know about the ancient Antikythera mechanism, a celestial-tracking device discovered in a shipwreck off a Greek island.
An archaeologist claims that Maya rulers' cremated remains were used to make rubber balls for use in Mesoamerican ballgames.