Nobody knows how this 1,800-year-old Roman carving ended up in an English garden.
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.
Dozens of Roman Army camps have been discovered in Spain, revealing more about one of most infamous Roman conflicts.
Archaeologists claim that they have identified the deadly dance floor where John the Baptist — a preacher who foretold the coming of Jesus — was sentenced to death around A.D. 29.
Despite the difficult year, many archaeological and historical discoveries came to light, including a sprawling geoglyph in Peru, a trove of mummies, the tomb of the legendary Romulus and more.
This year, archaeologists discovered intriguing evidence showing that women of the ancient world were not to be trifled with.
An archaeological site in northeast Spain holds one of the oldest-known Muslim cemeteries in the country, with the discovery of 433 graves.
More than 3,000 years ago, a couple at a biblical site in Israel was buried side by side in a spooning position, and archaeologists are calling them Romeo and Juliet.
Archaeologists in Israel have found an ancient altar to Pan that was repurposed as a brick in a church wall.
We don't know whether it was a boy or a girl. But this ancient child, a Neanderthal, only made it to about two years of age.
A family pulling weeds in the garden discovered a hoard of gold coins featuring various British monarchs dating back to the 1400s.
A group of 19th-century sisters excavated and protected the House of Jesus in Nazareth. Here's their story.
The remnants of circular and rectangular villages dating to 1300 were discovered in the Amazon rainforest.
Archaeologists have uncovered a 62-foot-long (19 meters) Viking ship that dates back more than 1,000 years and likely held remains of a king or queen.
Some ancient islands now submerged beneath the North Sea survived a devastating tsunami about 8,000 years ago and may have played a key part in Britain's human prehistory.