Unearthing the City of King Midas

The Update: Archaeologists are making new discoveries at Gordion, the legendary capital of the mythologized king who turned everything to gold at his touch.

Filling the Gap at Tel Lachish

New discoveries at Tel Lachish in the Southern Levant are changing what we know about the ancient beginnings of the alphabet.

Early States in the Andes

Even before the oldest pyramids of Egypt were constructed, massive monumental complexes were emerging in ancient Peru.

In the Shadow of Angkor

Anniversary Issue Part 2: Journalist Julie Masis writes about incredible discoveries related to Southeast Asia's greatest ancient civilization.

Saqqara: Gateway to Eternity

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

The First Wave

Discoveries at multiple sites are shedding new light on the earliest dispersal of modern humans out of Africa.

The Remarkable Skulls of Drimolen

Paleoanthropologist Stephanie Baker relates the amazing discovery of the world's oldest known Homo erectus, an early human ancestor.

Farmers and Warriors

Researchers suggest how the development of agriculture shaped cooperation, competition and conflict among ancient Native American populations.
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