Digging on the Dark Side

A Pictorial: Unbeknownst to most, archaeologists are revealing a sensational find on what has been penned the ‘dark side’ of Mount Vesuvius in Italy.

Trackways of Otero

The latest unequivocal evidence of a human presence more than 20,000 years ago in present-day New Mexico may confirm a changing paradigm on the early settling of the Americas....

Saqqara: Gateway to Eternity

Archaeologists are unearthing tantalizing new finds that are shedding more light on our understanding of Egyptian mortuary cults.

Return to Shanidar

Scientists are opening a new chapter on Neanderthals at the famous Shanidar Cave near the northern edge of Iraq.

The North Side Story

In the high plateaus of eastern Algeria, some of the earliest evidence for human stone tool-making is emerging.

Technology One

Scientists are on the trail of discovering the earliest stone tools made by human ancestors in Africa.

Rewriting Human Evolution

Scientists are discovering that the primeval path our ancestors took to becoming human is far more complex than we ever thought.

From the Sands of Egypt

The discovery of the world's largest trove of ancient writings opened an unparalleled window on a vanished world.