Ancient Egyptians who buried their deceased kin in pots may have chosen the burial vessels as symbols of the womb and rebirth, scientists argue in a new paper.
A 4,000-year-old Stone Age selfie has been unearthed from one of Britain’s spookiest areas.
Researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank, Israel's Yad Vashem...
The Egyptian discoveries include a plethora of human remains, numerous sheep or goats with puncture marks in the skulls, a cat, and even two headless crocodiles.
Archaeologists in Israel are unraveling the complex history of an ancient military fortification dating to the reigns of Kings Solomon and David.
A 2,400-year-old tomb filled with the skeletons of at least six people has been discovered in northern Iraq.
The ancient skeleton of a woman who lived near the storied city of Troy has given up the secrets of what killed her.
Archaeologists have recreated an ancient burial site in virtual reality, to help them study hard-to-access locations at the so-called Plain of Jars site in Laos and the millennia-o...
A 90-year-old live grenade was discovered in an Israeli museum’s cupboard Thursday.
Experts in the U.K. were stunned recently when a tiny Egyptian mummy, long thought to be the remains of a hawk, was revealed to be a human baby.