Archaeology is fundamentally the study of humanity and its past. Archaeologists study things that were created, used or changed by humans. They do this by studying the material remains, in other words, the stuff we leave behind.
Historians just found a hidden, ancient fragment of the Bible in the Vatican that no one has seen before.
A new study has deciphered a mysterious inscription on a jar unearthed in Israel that lists an ingredient for making incense.
Two silver coins minted in during the Roman Empire have been found on a remote and uninhabited island in the Baltic Sea. Archaeologists have no idea how they got there.
Archaeologists think that a debilitating, "rope-like" lump of bone protruding from a 14th to 19th century woman's thigh sprouted as a result of extreme trauma.
Throughout the ages, humans have built temples dedicated to deities. Here are 31 of the most famous monumental temples from around the world.
Based on ancient writings, legends and recent discoveries, where might Alexander the Great be buried?
The Benin Bronzes were made from rings used to purchase slaves in Africa. Now, scientists have found that most of the metal was mined in western Germany.
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