Where and how did the Neanderthals journey into extinction?
What do ancient drinking straws say about communal ceremony and civilization?
One of Mesoamerica's oldest known pyramid tombs has unveiled it's sensational secrets to archaeologists.
A rare Pleistocene human fossil find in Saudi Arabia has global implications for human prehistory.
New findings and new implications for understanding human evolution.
Archaeologists are uncovering the world in which the first African slaves emerged in English colonial America.
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.