Ancient news stories
The large earthen mound was found to contain millions of parts from Classic Maya figurine molds, figurines, and incense burners.
For over 4 million years, our features have slowly morphed into what we see today in the mirror, a brief stop on the way to who knows what.
The animal’s body fluids were extracted during an autopsy and tested in the hope of cloning the extinct species.
The 3,500-year-old, 450-square-metre tomb contains 18 entrance gates and is believed to have belonged to a nobleman named Shedsu-Djehuty.
Research reveals medieval campaign lasting two centuries had little genetic impact on local population.
The Wari elite knew how to party 1,000 years ago – and it all ended in one mighty, mug-smashing festival that went up in flames.
Ancient skeletons reveal arrival of eastern Mediterranean population replaced hunter-gatherer population of British Isles.
The teeth of a 4,000-year-old woman show distinct patterns suggesting she was a craftsperson. Many have assumed this profession was restricted to men at the time.
The ancestors of the people who built Stonehenge travelled west across the Mediterranean before reaching Britain, a study has shown.
New archaeological evidence and biblical scholarship suggest Shishak wanted to make Egypt great again – but may have inadvertently steered the Israelites into creating a great nation of their own.
One of three separate populations of Denisovans could have survived and interbred with the ancestors of modern-day Papuans as recently as 15,000 to 30,000 years ago.
His research pointed to the possibility that Neanderthals had humanity — a he put it, that they “had a ‘soul.’”