Scythian artifacts were found near Bilsk in Ukraine.
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.
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.
A treasure trove of gold coins and jewels has been recovered from a 350-year-old shipwreck in the Bahamas and will be part of a new museum exhibition.
The Goths sacked Rome, but they also helped preserve Roman culture. Gothic architecture, Gothic fiction and Goth music evolved from references to the Goths.
A public dig in New Jersey uncovered a mass grave of Hessian soldiers who fought during the Revolutionary War.