Polish 'vampires' weren't targeted for their status as immigrants, as previously thought, but instead probably had contracted cholera.
Two painted figures -- one man, one woman -- were found on the door frames of a chamber within a Greek tomb dating to Alexander the Great's reign in the late 4th century B.C. Continue reading →
The fragile skeletons may help researchers understand death rituals practiced during the last ice age in North America.
The skeletal remains were found in and outside a wooden coffin that was contained within a limestone grave. Continue reading →
A 6,500-year-old skeleton was found in the basement of the Penn Museum. See photos.
Archaeologists have found some of the most curious canine burials ever unearthed in Egypt.
A Viking burial in Norway contained the bodies of Viking masters and their slaves, who were probably beheaded and offered as grave gifts.