A 200-year-old stoneware seltzer bottle that was recently recovered from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea contains alcohol, according to the results of a preliminary analysis.
What did it mean to eat like a king in the late-15th century? For Britain's Richard III, immortalized by Shakespeare as a "poisonous bunch-backed toad," it meant dining on exotic birds like swan,...
Some 15 million yellowed pages of text and images from arcane 19th-century medical books are about to go digital.
A 2,000-year-old treasure trove was discovered in Israel.
The bones of dozens of Iron Age warriors found in Denmark were collected and ritually mutilated after spending months on the battlefield, archaeologists say.
Researchers say a ship unearthed at the site of New York's World Trade Center predates American independence.
The public can now visit the original, hastily dug grave of King Richard III of England.
After decades, possibly centuries, at the bottom of the sea and a 2,200-mile-long road trip wrapped in damp blankets in the back of a pickup truck a barnacle-crusted anchor arrived in Texas this...
A newly discovered Egyptian carving, which dates back more than 3,300 years, bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization.
Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of a massacre and the location of the era's largest...