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.
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.
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.
Archeologists date human femur found in northern Britain to 10,000 years ago
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.
European style stone tools suggest Stone Age people actually discovered America
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.
Technology and creativity go "full spectrum" at TED
Technology, art and magic will mix in perspective-bending ways this week as the prestigious TED conference continues transforming from an elite retreat to a global movement for a better world.
Archeologists unearth eight Bronze Age boats at British Quarry
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 ...
Neanderthal home made of mammoth bones discovered in Ukraine
Tracing humanity's African ancestry may mean rewriting 'out of Africa' dates
New research by a University of Alberta archeologist may lead to a rethinking of how, when and from where our ancestors left Africa.
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.