Lost Viking trade route revealed by melting ice

1,000-year-old horseshoes, sleds, and tools are emerging from a shrinking ice patch in Norway, telling the story of the rise and fall of a mountain pass and the people who traveled along it.

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Assyrian Treasures in Iraq Site Blown Up By ISIS

German archaeologists have explored an ancient palace in Iraq that they could only access after the area was blown up by the Islamic State...

Oldest ever piece of string was made by Neanderthals 50,000 years ago

In a new twist on Neandertals’ Stone Age accomplishments, our close evolutionary relatives wound bark fibers into strings that could have been used to...

3,300-Year-Old Figurine Of Canaanite God Unearthed in Israel

A rare figurine of the Canaanite god Baal and a bronze calf statue are among the fascinating finds which Macquarie University archaeologists have uncovered in Israel.

Elaborately decorated eggs predate Easter by thousands of years

The intact eggs were all discovered in a burial site known as the Isis Tomb in Vulci, Italy, that was uncovered in 1839 by Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother, Prince Lucien. The tomb dates to about 600 B.C.E. and was filled with other luxury items

Paintings discovered inside coffin of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy

The Paintings on the coffin of mummy 'Ta-Kr-Hb' depict Egyptian goddess Amentet. She is set to be displayed to the public at the Perth City Hall Museum from 2022.

Railway workers discover 14th century cave in England

A team of rail workers doing repairs near the the English town of Guildford have uncovered a small cave believed to be from the 14th century.

Mesoamerican copper smelting technology aided colonial weaponry

Spanish conquerors depended on indigenous expertise to keep up their munitions supplies, archaeologists have found.

Statue Fragments Found Near Cambodia’s Bayon Temple

Two sandstone heads of tug-of-war statues have been spotted and brought out from a canal near the Gate of the Dead. This was found...
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