The Masters of Akrotiri

In the world of the Bronze Age, an ancient people on an Aegean island created some of Europe’s earliest masterworks of art.

The Red Queen of Palenque

The archaeology and the story: The critical role a great Maya queen, and women generally, played in Maya society.

The Ten Tombs

A renowned scholar shares his perspective and research on fascinating tombs and finds bearing on the historical Jesus and his times.

Return to Meadowcroft

Over 50 years after excavation began at Meadowcroft rockshelter, it still ranks among the most remarkable sites of early human habitation in the Americas: an interview with archaeologist James...

Lost Worlds of Arabia 2

THE UPDATE: Scientists have unearthed a wealth of new evidence, revealing thousands of years of pre-Islamic human habitation and civilization in a seemingly unforgivable desert land.

Laetoli 2: The Unfolding Story

A NEW UPDATE: 3.66-million-year-old footprint finds at the iconic hominin site of Laetoli may be changing what we know about ancient human-related ancestors.

The Update: Trackways of Otero 2

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

The Forgotten City

This lesser-known ancient Aegean Bronze Age center figured large in the world of its time.
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