Excavation of a Bronze Age burial mound in south west England leads to the discovery of an intact 4,000 year old human cremation as well as evidence of unaccountable activity from the medieval period on the same site.
A tiny Egyptian mummy long believed to be that of a hawk is actually a rare example of a near-to-term, severely malformed fetus
Olive oil is a staple of Italian cuisine. It’s been that way for thousands of years. And new chemical analysis conducted on ancient pottery proves the liquid gold has existed in Italy hundreds of years longer than what anthropologists have previously recorded.
Discussing recent excavations at the fort of Vindolanda on Hadrian’s Wall
An ancient horse burial at Tombos along the Nile River Valley shows that a member of the horse family thousands of years ago…
Ancient Egyptian kings conquered Lower Nubia—today northern Sudan—nearly 4,000 years ago, defending it with a string of monumental fortresses along the Nile River.
The archaeological site of Sedeinga, located in Sudan, is known for being home to the ruins of the Egyptian temple of Queen Tiye, the royal wife of Amenhotep III.
A Roman trade distribution centre, an abandoned medieval village and three prehistoric monuments are among nationally significant archaeological discoveries uncovered during work to build a new roadway in England.
In the largest study of ancient human DNA ever conducted, an international team of scientists has revealed the complex story behind one of the defining periods in European prehistory. The study is published last month in the journal Nature.