Waun Maun was an ancient Welsh stone circle that had an awful lot in common with Stonehenge.
Scientists use new methods to discover what's inside drug containers used by ancient Mayan people.
Archaeologists discover a cave painting of a wild pig that is now the world's oldest dated work of representational art.
Traces of heroin and cocaine have been found in the tartar of 19th-century Dutch farmers.
Carbon dating allows us to know exactly when ice was melted for drinking water in pre-Columbian America.
Rare structures and artifacts of the Viking religion practiced centuries prior to Christianity's introduction have been uncovered by archaeologists in Norway, including a "god house."
The young man died nearly 2,000 years ago in the volcanic eruption that buried Pompeii.
Well preserved coffins hint towards more discoveries in a famed necropolis.
Archaeology clues us in on the dangers of letting viruses hang around.
A man's skeleton, found facedown with his hands bound, was unearthed near an ancient ceremonial circle during a high speed rail excavation project.
Archaeologists suggest this may have been the Americas' "oldest hotel."
Thanks to modern technology, we can reexamine our assumptions about ancient warriors.
Artifacts uncovered in southeast Asia offer clues on early complex human cultures.
Ground-penetrating radar allows the non-invasive virtual excavation of Falerii Novi.
Researchers discover a massive ceremonial structure of the ancient Mayans using lasers.
That's not frankincense you smell at the "holy of the holies."
The texts were previously thought to be blank and were cut up for materials studies.
A study by UK archaeologists finds that longbows caused horrific injuries similar to modern gunshot wounds.
Strange bone circles made from mammoths revealed clues about how ancient communities survived Europe's last ice age.
Was Jesus a real historical figure? Here's what we know.
15 million Aztecs were probably killed by a form of salmonella the Spanish brought from Europe.
Gulp. Is that you, Santa?
A recent DNA analysis shows that a skeleton found in a famous Viking grace belonged to a female warrior.
Scientists solve the mystery of an ancient Babylonian tablet, rewriting history. They think the tablet has much to teach us.