New discoveries are being made at the ancient Maya center of El Pilar, using cutting-edge technology.
Did the earliest human inhabitants of the Americas hail from across the Atlantic? Two distinguished scientists make a testable case.
In Cambodia, archaeologists are still discovering temples that are more than 1,000 years old.
Rediscovery of an ancient Hawaiian temple opens another window on the world's last true archaic state.
Following the money to a great lost Greek city in Afghanistan.
Reconstructing the ecosystem of early hominids at Olduvai Gorge.
Exciting new finds are being unearthed in Egypt's Nile Delta.
New findings are pushing back the clock and changing current thinking about the people who first inhabited the Americas.
How they did it: The untold details of how a team engineered its way to discovering the controversial "Jonah" Ossuary.
Frozen in time under recorded history's greatest fiery cataclysm, the kingdom of Tambora slowly sees the light of day again.
Discoveries in southwestern Kenya by pioneering scientists are now opening new windows on humankind's earliest stone tool industry and expanding our understanding of early human behavior and the evolutionary...
Archaeological excavations at ancient Mendes and the Theban tombs offer fascinating new glimpses of Egypt's ancient past.
Excavations in Serbia are raising questions about early humans in Pleistocene period Europe.
The discovery of the world's largest trove of ancient writings opened an unparalleled window on a vanished world.
Pioneering work at an ancient Maya center advances a new paradigm for sustainability.
Two scientists relate how bones on an African landscape are giving us clues to our distant past.
The news-making discoveries that are now emerging from this major archaeological site in Israel.
New discoveries have been made about the slave community that resided on an American founding father's 19th century plantation.