Study shows that warming periods during the Ice Age changed the environment, driving the megafauna to extinction.
Genetic research shows a single, not multiple, wave migration of ancestors no more than 23,000 years ago.
The finding overturns previous views about the famous king's remains and the tomb in which he was interred.
Like non-invasive archaeology, state-of-the-art high tech imaging shows unseen features of the famous Renaissance period Baptistery of St. John in Florence.
The Maya practiced sustainable agriculture that supported dense populations well beyond the Classic period.
Released from the Popular Archaeology archives: A royal tomb and elaborate pit offerings speak to us of an ancient culture in Mesoamerica that predated today's more familiar centers of...
Early modern human cultural interactions investigated through Middle Stone Age tool technologies.
Working through extensive looters’ damage, archaeologists begin to piece together a puzzle of remarkable ancient Maya ingenuity.
The public can see a virtual representation of colonial Williamsburg, a city where independence began, as it appeared just before the American Revolutionary War.
A possible well, other artifacts unearthed at the early colonial James Fort site.
Study suggests those born to parents with diverse genetic backgrounds have tended to be taller and think faster.
Clear majority of adults believe humans evolved over time.
Museum highlights what makes the ancient Inka Road one of the greatest engineering marvels of all time.
DNA analysis of a 40,000-year-old human jawbone from Romania suggests that an early modern group of humans interbred with Neanderthals soon after their first arrival in Europe.
The emerging miracle of non-invasive archaeology reveals an ancient Roman town in unprecedented detail. This video shows the remarkable result.
International collaborative study shows that the 'Ancient One' is related to the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington State.
The clear imprints of the soles of Roman soldiers' footwear leave rare personal signatures at an ancient Roman enclave.
Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that ancient Greeks believed the dead could rise up from their graves.
A unique and special burial in a Spanish cave opens a window on a prehistoric culture.
Modern Eurasian populations are a product of major migrations beginning in the Bronze Age, suggests DNA study.