Ancient Greek well yields rare wooden statue
Archeologists in Greece have uncovered a rare wooden statue preserved in the muddy depths of an ancient well in Piraeus, the port of Athens.
Archeologists unearth 3,300 year old complex in Israel
Researcher digs deep into St. Thomas's past
(Phys.org) —He's digging up the past—somewhere between 200 BC and 400 AD—in an unexpected archaeological excavation in downtown Charlotte Amalie on the Caribbean island of St. Thomas in the US Virgin ...
Tomb of ancient Egyptian beer brewer unearthed
(AP)—Egypt's minister of antiquities says Japanese archeologists have unearthed the tomb of an ancient beer brewer in the city of Luxor that is more than 3,000 years old.
Two mummies found in ancient Peru cemetery
Two pre-Columbian mummies more than a thousand years old were found in a pre-Incan cemetery in a suburb of Lima, archeologists said Thursday.
Archeologists date human femur found in northern Britain to 10,000 years ago
Tomb find confirms powerful women ruled Peru long ago
The discovery in Peru of another tomb belonging to a pre-Hispanic priestess, the eighth in more than two decades, confirms that powerful women ruled this region 1,200 years ago, archeologists said.
Scientists reconstruct the genome of medieval strains of the pathogen responsible for leprosy
Why was there a sudden drop in the incidence of leprosy at the end of the Middle Ages? To answer this question, biologists and archeologists reconstructed the genomes of medieval strains of the pathogen responsible ...
Archeologists unearth eight Bronze Age boats at British Quarry
Villagers discover ancient ball game statue in Mexico
Villagers installing a water pipe in southwestern Mexico stumbled onto an ancient granite statue depicting a player from a pre-Hispanic ball game, the national anthropology institute said Monday.
Robot discovers chambers under ancient Mexico temple
A small robot has discovered three possible burial chambers under a temple in Mexico's pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan, a find that may reveal secrets about funeral rituals in the ancient site.
Djehuty Project discovers significant evidences of the 17th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt
The Djehuty Project, led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), has discovered on the hill of Dra Abu el-Naga in Luxor (ancient Thebes), the burials of four personages belonging to the elite of the 17th Dynasty ...
Ancient mysteries unveiled at Peru's Temple of Fire
The recent discovery of a ceremonial fireplace believed to be more than 5,000 years old sheds light on one of the oldest populated sites in the Americas.
'Invisible' Filipino history in Annapolis documented by UMD researchers
Filipinos have been an invisible minority in Annapolis, Maryland for more than a century. Now, researchers at the University of Maryland are using oral histories as a way to flesh out their life and times ...