A stone inscription immortalized Roman emperor Septimius Severus' gratitude for a city's generous "donation" of 700,000 silver coins.
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.
Ancient rock art of extinct ice age animals, handprints and patterns were found in the Amazon rainforest of Colombia.
Goliath, the giant who was felled by King David in the Hebrew Bible, is described as having a jaw-dropping height. Turns out, that may not have been accurate.
Starting about 400 years ago, Indigenous people in California had hallucinogenic ceremonies in a cave by Santa Barbara.
Archaeologists recently discovered the skeleton of a medieval soldier and his weapons at the bottom of a lake, the first such find in Lithuania.
The number of mummy-filled coffins found in a series of burial shafts at Saqqara in Egypt keeps growing, archaeologists with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities reported.
About 31,000 years ago, identical twin boys died, but not at the same time, a new analysis of their remains shows.
8,000 years ago in Indonesia, a child was buried without their leg and arm bones, a common practice at that time and place.
A new study has reignited a heated dispute about two corroded Roman-era iron nails some suggest were used to crucify Jesus.
Archaeologists in the U.K. have discovered ruins of a medieval church graffitied with mystical "'witch marks."'
Archaeologists have unearthed the rich burial of a sixth-century man thought to be an Anglo-Saxon warlord in southern England, after it was first discovered by metal detectorists.