Resourceful Neanderthals in France
Discoveries at a site in the Middle Rhône Valley reveal behaviorally flexible Neanderthals.
A Motherlode Raised from Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship
Artifacts raised from sea floor the largest group ever from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge.
Nazi Death Camp Yields Its Secrets
The unique story of the archaeological excavation of a World War II extermination camp is revealed to the public.
Big Catch of Big Cannons at Blackbeard Shipwreck Site
Archaeologist's anticipate heavy lifting in expedition's final week.
Last Common Ancestor of Neanderthals and Modern Humans Still a Mystery
Study suggests that no known ancient human species could be a candidate for the last common ancestor of Neanderthals and modern humans.
Legio Excavations Reveal Roman Camp of VIth Ferrata Legion in Judea
The second-century C.E. Roman military headquarters played its part during the formative years of Rabbinic Judaism and Christianity.
Skull Find Could Change Picture of Early Human Evolutionary History
Study of world's first completely preserved hominid skull from the Early Pleistocene suggests a new way of looking at ancient human species.
Ancient Humans Crossed Ocean Barrier?
Did the mysterious ancient humans known as the Denisovans successfully cross a deep marine barrier to interbreed with modern humans?
New Emotional Clues to Human and Ape Evolutionary Links
Bonobos and human children share a common emotional makeup, study suggests.
Getty Villa Examines Life and Legacy of Roman Emperor Tiberius
The over life-size bronze portrait of Tiberius from Herculaneum highlights the ongoing collaboration between the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples.
Genetic Studies Reveal Ancient Makeup of Modern European Populations
Some key ancient human migrations unlock the mystery of how today's modern Europeans arose.
Brooch of Tutankhamun Holds Evidence of Ancient Comet
Even more, scientists confirm first-ever finding of a fragment of the comet's core.
More Findings Emerge from Oldest Known Hominin Fossils Outside of Africa
Scientists shed new light on the effects of tooth-wear and toothpick use among the famous Dmanisi hominins of 1.8 million years ago.
Two Finds Have Archaeologists Asking Questions at Jamestown
Two deep postholes indicate a major 17th century structure in early colonial Jamestown.
Famous Pirate Ship Emerges, Piece by Piece
Archaeologists are removing multiple iron cannon and other objects from underwater concretion.
New Finds Uncovered at Ancient Greek Site of Argilos
Excavations to shed light on life at an early Greek colony in the 7th through 5th centuries B.C.