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10 Extraordinary Archaeology Finds of 2018 From Around the World
2018 has seen significant discoveries in the field of archaeology around the world. Professional and amateur archeologists have made groundbreaking finds and updated our understanding of historical events. As we ...
December 21, 2018
Untouched 4,400-year-old Egyptian tomb uncovered deep under sand in Saqqara
The latest in a series of archaeological discoveries in recent months, a new tomb was uncovered in the ...
December 17, 2018
13,000-Year-Old Teeth Reveal Dental Fillings Were Torture Back Then (Video)
If you think going to the dentist is painful now, imagine what it'd have been like 13,000 years ...
April 13, 2017
Controversy Surrounds Artifacts on Azores Islands: Evidence of Advanced Ancient Seafarers?
The Azores archipelago is about 1,000 miles off the coast of Europe, about a third of the way to North ...
October 16, 2016
2,000-Year-Old Human Remains Found on Famous Antikythera Shipwreck
Underwater archaeologists made an extremely rare discovery at the world-famous Antikythera shipwreck site in Greece—the 2,000-year-old remains of ...
September 21, 2016
Advanced Hydraulic Engineering Made Desertified Peruvian Valleys Livable 1,500 Years Ago
Aqueducts and man-made wells built about 1,500 years ago in Peru by the Nazca people are still in ...
September 11, 2016
Mayan Calendar Similar to Ancient Chinese: Early Contact?
Ancient Mayan and Chinese calendar systems share so many similarities, it is unlikely they developed independently, according to ...
September 7, 2016
3.7 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Could Be World’s Oldest (Video)
Scientists have long wondered when life began on Earth. The oldest fossil evidence had previously been dated to ...
September 1, 2016
Million-Year-Old Mammoth Tusks Unearthed During Roadwork (Video)
Archaeologists in Austria have announced the discovery of a pair of rare mammoth tusks estimated to be around ...
August 30, 2016
The World’s Largest Pyramid Isn’t Located in Egypt
The world's largest pyramid isn't the Great Pyramid of Giza. It's not even located in Egypt. The title ...
August 26, 2016
Meet Lidar: The Amazing Laser Technology That’s Helping Archaeologists Discover Lost Cities
Archaeologists have discovered several medieval cities, buried beneath the forest floor in Cambodia: the largest is said to ...
June 16, 2016
Archaeologist Claims He’s Found Ancient Greek Kings’ Throne
A Greek archaeologist believes he has found a fragment of the lost throne of the rulers of Mycenae, ...
June 14, 2016
The Associated Press
Ancient Travels to the Americas or a Modern Forgery? Who Made the Bat Creek Inscription?
A mysterious inscription on a mysterious artifact has been theorized by some to be Cherokee, Semitic, or Welsh, ...
June 1, 2016
New Lead in the Search for Elusive Norse Settlements
A story passed down in my family for generations may be the clue to finding a lost Norse ...
May 21, 2016
They’re Alive! Megalithic Sites Are More Than Just Stone?
People who visit ancient temples and megalithic sites often describe experiencing a strange sensation.
May 19, 2016
Tusk Hints Humans Were in Florida 14,500 Years Ago
Stone tools found in a Florida river show that humans settled the southeastern United States far earlier than ...
May 17, 2016
Texas A&M University
Mysterious Stones in Ica, Peru, Evidence of Advanced Prehistoric Civilization?
Could an ancient civilization have had telescopes, advanced astronomical knowledge, the ability to perform complex surgery?
May 1, 2016
How Ancient Egypt Shaped the Modern World (Infographic)
April 21, 2016
The Truth About Father Crespi’s Controversial Missing Artifacts
Ancient Origins investigates artifacts in Ecuador that could provide evidence of unknown civilizations, connections between America and Sumeria, ...
April 21, 2016
Mysterious Stone Sphere Found in Europe Sparks Debate About Its Origins (Video)
A discovery made by an archaeologist in Bosnia and Herzegovina has the scientific community up in arms.
April 18, 2016
Man Stumbles Across ‘Perfectly Preserved’ Roman Villa in His Backyard
A British man was renovating his barn when he unearthed a remnants of an ancient Roman villa, which ...
April 18, 2016
Have Humans Always Gone to War?
The question of whether warfare is encoded in our genes, or appeared as a result of civilization, has ...
April 11, 2016
Tucson Artifacts Suggest Romans Made It to New World in 8th Century: Expert
Medieval scholar Donald Yates, Ph.D., is shedding new light on controversial artifacts found near Tuscon, Ariz., in the ...
April 9, 2016
Engraved Text Buried For 2,500 Years May Hold Clues to Etruscan Religion (Video)
Archaeologists have come across a significant Etruscan inscribed slab they believe could provide a great deal of information ...
April 6, 2016
How Robot Explorers Are Making the Finds of the Future
Gone are the days when archaeology was just a whole load of sand, dust, and bones. These days ...
April 2, 2016
6 Tools That Are Revolutionizing Archaeology by Helping Us Find Sites Without Digging
In the past decade there has been a quiet revolution in archaeology, virtually allowing archaeologists to see through ...
March 28, 2016
From Stonehenge to Nefertiti: How High-Tech Archaeology Is Transforming Our View of History
A recent discovery could radically change our views of one of the world's most famous archaeological sites, Tutankhamun's ...
March 26, 2016
773 Million Emails, 21 Million Passwords Leaked in ‘Largest Breach Ever’—Are You Affected?
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Total Lunar Eclipse Meets Supermoon Sunday Night
The Associated Press
Trump Sets Goal of Missile Detection ‘Anywhere, Any Time, Any Place’
250 Illegal Immigrants Give Themselves Up to Border Agents in New Mexico
Fewer Americans Seek Unemployment Benefits, Surprising Economists
North Korea Envoy Headed to US to Meet Pompeo, Possibly Trump: Report
Why Steny Hoyer and Rand Paul Could Become Shutdown Heroes
Car Bomb at Colombian Police Academy Kills Nine, Injures 24
Experts: US Must Be Ready for Cyberwar
President Trump Grounds Pelosi by Canceling Flight