A man's skeleton, found facedown with his hands bound, was unearthed near an ancient ceremonial circle during a high speed rail excavation project.
Most of Stonehenge's megaliths, called sarens, came from West Woods, Wiltshire.
Archaeologists suggest this may have been the Americas' "oldest hotel."
The discovery pushes back humanity's history with domestication.
Artifacts uncovered in southeast Asia offer clues on early complex human cultures.
Sophists used rhetoric and debate to arrive at practical truths.
Ground-penetrating radar allows the non-invasive virtual excavation of Falerii Novi.
That's not frankincense you smell at the "holy of the holies."
While building a new airport, construction crews uncover a gigantic collection of ancient bones.
Practicing Socratic ignorance, or avoiding certainty of our own knowledge, diminishes inequality and pushes us in our search for wisdom.
Ever had trouble finding reason to get out of bed? Marcus Aurelius has some advice for you.
With lizard-like eyes and sharp teeth, this strange creature was likely smaller than your thumb.
Scientists used CT scanning and 3D-printing technology to re-create the voice of Nesyamun, an ancient Egyptian priest.
What could be better than "do unto others as you would have others do unto you"?
Carbonized papyrus scrolls may again see the light after thousands of years.
Outside Europe, much of the world followed an assortment of rules and understandings about what time meant.
Our relationship with water still matters.
Sure, Epicureans focused on seeking pleasure – but they also did so much more.
New research compares the roles and political clout of royal women in eight societies spanning five continents and more than 4,000 years.
The beads are made from red-deer teeth, sourced from 63 individual deer.
They didn't know it, but the rituals of Iron Age Scandinavians turned their iron into steel.