A study shows that cacao was not the exclusive province of the ancient Maya elite at El Pilar.
A Pictorial Review: Andante Travels treats its guests to a distinctive exploration of the spectacular and opulent playgrounds of ancient Rome’s rich and famous.
A REVIEW: In her book, Dr. Ester Salgarella makes the case for significantly narrowing the relationship gap between Linear A, the script identified with the ancient Minoans, and Linear...
Some scholars are now questioning the 136-year-old forgery verdict of a remarkable but controversial ancient document.
New website promises to be a key resource for research and learning on ancient Egypt.
Scientists are now seeing, more than ever, what the ancient Maya created beyond the more visible monumental structures everyone sees today.
Archaeologists are uncovering tantalizing evidence of buried Elizabethan period culture in North Carolina, providing new leads to the mysterious disappearance of the first British colonists of the Americas.
A research team discovers new evidence in South Africa for what may be the earliest known footprints of behaviorally modern humans.
Centuries before the construction of the pyramids of Egypt and the Stonehenge circle in England, ancient people began creating massive monumental earthworks in North America.
A young woman from Russia made history at the ancient Maya site of Piedras Negras.
Scholar leads group on a unique visit to iconic ancient Maya sites.
Archaeological excavations at Jamestown in Virginia have yielded new material finds related to the Western Hemisphere’s first representative government, and the beginnings of slavery in the British colonies.
Excavations are beginning to reveal the evolution of a pre-Columbian mound-builder site in Mississippi.
Explore human origins through this unique travel opportunity.
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Archaeologists are uncovering the world in which the first African slaves emerged in English colonial America.