Murder dates back to at least the Middle Pleistocene, according to a new study that suggests early Neanderthals weren’t always a peaceful bunch.
Marine archaeologist Barry Clifford says he has discovered silver treasure from the infamous 17th-century Scottish pirate William Kidd.
More than 10,000 volunteers sifted through high-resolution images of Mongolia taken by orbital satellites to locate potential sites.
Huge stone circles in the Middle East have been imaged from above, revealing details of structures that have been shrouded in mystery for decades.
A Phoenician trading ship dating to 700 B.C. is discovered off the island of Malta. The wreck is one of the oldest ever found in the Mediterranean Sea. Continue reading →
Buddha's birthplace has been found and dated to the 6th century B.C., providing direct evidence for the nativity story of the Buddha himself. Continue reading →
An ancient Egyptian statue turns in its locked museum display case. A new investigation shows why. Continue reading →
Human-like beings before our species likely handcrafted sophisticated tools, suggests newly discovered prehistoric stone-tipped throwing spears found in Ethiopia. Continue reading →
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