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.
THE UPDATE: 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.
A recently examined mammoth tells a story of a possible human presence in the Arctic at least 45,000 years ago.
An unusual, isolated ancient Maya complex has archaeologists digging for answers.
New insights emerge about the enigmatic archaic human remains found in a Chinese cave.
A rare and rich tomb discovery in Greece opened a window on early Mycenaeans who lived generations before their legendary heroes fought at Troy.
The evidence for ancient Tibet’s astonishing first great civilization.
Remarkably preserved in volcanic ash, a Maya village yields an unprecedented picture of ancient small-town Central American life.