Humans did not stem from a single ancestral population in one region of Africa, suggests this study.
Excavations continue to reveal a unique prehistoric monumental sanctuary in Menorca.
Excavations have revealed a massive ancient Assyrian provincial capital, including a unique and remarkable glimpse into the demise of an ancient empire.
New archaeological discoveries may help solve two of historic America’s most compelling mysteries: The fate of the “lost colony” and the elusive location of the first English settlement on...
Archaeologists and preservationists are discovering and conserving deep human history at a site that is reshaping our understanding of the first whispers of early civilization.
How fishing for anchovies helped create the earliest monumental civilizations of the Americas.
The remarkable discovery that may dramatically change what we know about the origin of modern humans.
Archaeologists excavating at the site of Huaca Prieta are finding that, more than 14,000 years ago, people were living along the northwestern coast of Peru.
The in-depth story about the controversial discovery of a 130,000-year-old human presence in Southern California.
Is Africa’s largest trove of early human remains shedding game-changing light on human origins, or muddying the water?
Archaeologists have uncovered the oldest multifunctional royal palace in Mexico’s Oaxaca Valley.
Recent 3.66-million-year-old footprint finds at the iconic hominin site of Laetoli may be changing what we know about an ancient human ancestor.
Coastal cave systems in South Africa could hold keys to unraveling the mystery about when and where modern humans were born.
Archaeologists have revealed rich homes of ancient Jerusalem’s priestly upper crust, from a time when Caiaphas and Jesus walked the Old City’s streets.
What archaeology and research has revealed about a lost medieval royal palace in the heart of England's Sherwood Forest.
A team of archaeologists and volunteers are now uncovering the traces of long-forgotten and nameless graves of many of George Washington’s enslaved servants.
Old and new finds come together to deepen the record of human evolution at the famous South African cave system.
The site of Ein Hatzeva stands out as a monumental reminder of where an ancient Judaean kingdom staked a strategic foothold.
The recent controversial discoveries, and a renowned scholar’s quest to uncover the historical truth about Jesus of Nazareth.
Findings from the remarkable hominin remains found on the Island of Flores continue to pique the interest of the scientific world.