A shipwreck that gave the world the deeply mysterious Antikythera mechanism is still yielding treasures—and teaching researchers about the lifestyles of the Greek and ancient.
French archaeologists unexpectedly discovered an undisturbed pre-Roman tomb that dates to fourth century BC, a time long before the city was famously destroyed after Mount...
A large mausoleum recently uncovered in Israel may be the Tomb of the Maccabees, the celebrated Jewish family that led an uprising against the Greeks in the second century B.C....
Archaeologists in Ireland have unearthed startling details about the strange medieval skeleton found in the roots of a 215 year-old tree.
Some like it hot, some like it cold, and it looks like they probably liked it about 32,000 years ago.
More than 40 years after it was the centerpiece of what PRI calls "possibly the biggest and strangest covert operation" of the Cold War, a piece of CIA history is...