Powerful things can often derive from simple principles, and this one's a doozy. It turns out the Egyptian pyramid builders were able to move the massive stones by greasing the sleds -- with water!
Children's skulls found at the edges of Bronze Age settlements may have been a gruesome gift for the local lake gods.
The discoveries date back over 2,500 years to the Iron Age, a time period when several groups vied for supremacy over what is now northern Iraq.
Neanderthals may have interbred more widely than thought, if an inner ear with the species' traits are any sign.
Square, straight and ringlike ditches scattered throughout the Bolivian and Brazilian Amazon were there before the rainforest existed, study finds.
For hundreds of years, people lived in the Colosseum and used its vast center as a communal trading center.
The ancient string-based devices were used to solve mathematical problems and assist in record-keeping.
Gold artifacts and possible human sacrifices were also discovered by archaeologists in the country of Georgia.
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