The medieval sword, at just over three pounds, wouldn't have weighed down its owner.
Digging for Rome's new subway has unearthed the charred ruins of a 3rd century building and the 1,800-year-old skeleton of a dog that apparently perished in a fire.
Archaeologists have discovered a Bronze Age cemetery at a ritual site on the Welsh island of Anglesey.
WASHINGTON — Antarctica is a harsh and unforgiving place; with 99 percent of the continent covered in ice, it is the coldest and windiest spot on Earth, and few living things can s...
Workers installing solar panels at a waste water treatment plant in Scotland have uncovered a fascinating piece of World War II military history.
Archaeologists from Yale and the Royal Museum of Art and History in Belgium have discovered the earliest-known ‘billboard-sized’ hieroglyphs in the ancient Egyptian city of Elkab.
Researchers from Yale University have discovered what is believed to be the earliest monumental hieroglyphs, dating back around 5,200 years
A 3,400-year-old tomb holding the remains of more than a dozen possibly mummified people has been discovered on Sai Island, along the Nile River in northern Sudan.
According to a new study, dinosaurs may may become the dominant species on the planet thanks to volcanoes.
Thirteen human bones discovered on a Pacific island three years after Amelia Earhart disappeared were subsequently lost.