Tagged With Archaeology

Researchers stumbled upon a box of human bones that had been missing for 100 years. They may come from Viking-age royalty.


6,000-year-old child skeleton found in Israel's 'Cave of Horrors' along with ancient Dead Sea scrolls and world's oldest basket


A pit full of 6,200-year-old skeletons is now the oldest known example of 'indiscriminate, mass killing'



Millennia after Stonehenge was built, archaeologists are finally solidifying where its stones came from and why it was erected


Archaeologists discovered 2 ancient graves near Stonehenge, containing bones of a young woman and baby


Archaeologists have discovered an Egyptian mummy buried with a golden tongue



Mysterious, 20-million-year-old tunnels in the ancient ocean floor came from 6-foot-long carnivorous worms, a study found


Egyptian archaeologists unearthed a 4,200-year-old funerary temple for a queen and 50 coffins in an ancient city of the dead


The carcass of a young woolly rhinoceros that died thousands of years ago was found almost perfectly preserved in the Siberia permafrost. Researchers even found the animal's horn.


A mystery woman dressed in silk and gold found buried under the London streets was from the elite of the Roman Empire, researchers say


Photos show a tower of human skulls found buried beneath Mexico City. The Aztecs ritually sacrificed them, archaeologists say.


Tower of human skulls reveals more secrets of human sacrifice in the Aztec Empire



13 discoveries in the last year have fundamentally altered our understanding of human history


Ancient tools and DNA discovered in a Tibetan cave shed unprecedented light on humans' most enigmatic ancestor, the Denisovans


A domesticated dog with powerful wolf jaws has been unearthed at a Stone Age dig in Sweden


Archaeologists unearthed 160 sarcophagi from an ancient Egyptian necropolis. Some of the tombs were inscribed with mummy curses.



At least 10 bodies were found by researchers in a dig searching for victims of the Tulsa Race Massacre


Archaeologists uncovered a buried massacre in Spain. Bodies were frozen in time in the exact spots where they died.


Archaeologists unearthed 210 sarcophagi in an Egyptian city of the dead. They'd remained undisturbed for at least 2,500 years.


Hundreds of ancient mammoth skeletons were found buried under the site of a future airport in Mexico