Archaeologists discovered a Roman-era amphitheater from late antiquity on the banks of the Rhine River in Switzerland.
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.
Hidden within a fire-scorched structure near the Nile River in Aswan, Egypt, archaeologists discovered the entrance to a 2,000-year-old family tomb.
A rare carved wooden figurine thought to date from early Roman Britain has been unearthed in a waterlogged ditch north of London.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered two gigantic sphinxes depicting King Amenhotep III, the grandfather of King Tut.
The wreck of a WWII Japanese submarine that was bombed with explosives 30 years later by an angry salvager is the subject of a virtual reality video.
The reanalysis of slender gold and silver tubes found in a Bronze Age burial suggests that they were drinking straws.
The 3,000-year-old tombs of a wealthy clan, including warriors and warhorses that may have been sacrificed, have been unearthed in an ancient capital city of China.
Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have discovered 4,500-year-old "funerary avenues" alongside thousands of pendant-shaped tombs.
A volunteer archaeologist discovered a stash of 41 "rainbow cup" Celtic coins dating to 2,000 years ago in Germany.
A badger forced to scavenge for food by a snowstrom has uncovered a stash of 209 Roman coins in a cave in Spain.
Archaeologists in China have discovered a rare 2,500-year-old piece of military equipment; an intricately-fashioned leather-scale armor that resembles the scales of a fish.
Archaeologists have unearthed the bones of a young man and a dog killed by an ancient tsunami along the Aegean coast.
During an archaeological inspection of a waterway project site in Rome, archaeologists found ancient funerary relics, including a terracotta statue with a dog's head.
Two spectacular horned helmets may have inspired the myth that more than 1,500 years later, Vikings wore bulls' horns on their helmets.
Archaeologists have unearthed a mummy lying in a fetal position and bound by rope in Cajamarquilla, Peru.
Archaeological predictions for the new year include: discoveries from Egypt's "lost golden city," new finds from Qumran and evidence that may shed light on what life was like 11,000 years ago.
These coin hoards, many discovered by lucky amateurs, contain treasures dating back as far as 1,500 years.
Some 3,000 years after the burial of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep, a team of researchers used CT scans to digitally unwrap his body for the first time.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a massive "garbage dump" at the Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor that is brimming with ancient offerings to a fertility goddess.