Our early ancestors had a taste for spicy food, new research led by the University of York has revealed.
Part of an ancient Egyptian king's unique sphinx was unveiled at a dig in northern Israel on Tuesday, with researchers struggling to understand just how the unexpected find ended up there.
Archaeologists drawing on a wide range of tools said on Wednesday they had pinpointed the crucial time in world history when Egypt emerged as a distinct state.
The body of Richard III, who ruled England from 1483—85, was discovered in 2012 by archaeologists at the University of Leicester, and scientists have since been undertaking careful analysis of the remains, in an attempt ...
(AP)—A team of Israeli archaeologists believes it has discovered the ruins of a palace belonging to the biblical King David, but other Israeli experts dispute the claim.
Jewelry, pieces of ships, medieval ice skates, centuries-old skulls—some fascinating pieces of London's history aren't in museums, but underground.
Polish and Peruvian archaeologists have discovered a royal burial chamber with 60 mummies and some 1,200 gold, silver and ceramic objects from over 1,000 years ago in Peru.
Brown University archaeologists have uncovered the site of a village in northwest Alaska that's believed to be at least 200 years old.
Recent discoveries at Mexico's Teotihuacan ruin site suggest that water features may have been a key part of the complex.
For decades archaeologists have been searching for the origins of agriculture. Their findings indicated that early plant domestication took place in the western and northern Fertile Crescent. In the July 5 edition of the ...