Archaeologists from Jamestown Rediscovery recently identified four graves based on silver thread remains found beneath a church built in 1608. This was the same church where Pocahontas married John Rolfe in 1614.
Alongside the construction of a center for the very young in Jerusalem, there's the recent, serious archaeological find of wall images in a cave. Images will later be displayed to the public.
A new, near-complete fossil of a velociraptor relative tells a lot about film dinosaurs versus the very large banty-rooster truth.
So what happened to the Neanderthals? That's been a question on a lot of experts' minds ever since it was first determined that the human-like sub-species vanished from the face of the Earth some 40,000 years ago. One popular theory was that near-modern humans simply bullied them into extinction with a superior intellect, ingenuity, and weapon-craft. Now, experts have found strong evidence that strongly disputes that claim.
What's the oldest wine you've tasted? I can put smart money down guessing that it wasn't 180 years old. And that would mean that a small team of archaeologists and oenologists certainly have some impressive bragging rights, after taste testing ancient champagne hauled up from the bottom of the Baltic Sea.
It's an archaeologists dream come true: A new intensive study of a massive outcrop of sandstone in the middle of the Saharan desert has revealed that it is covered in ancient stone tools, with an average of 75 distinct tools per square meter.
Experts have long suspected that the advent of agriculture began about 12,000 years ago, but the domestication of the farm animals we know and love today likely took much longer. Now, new research has determined the Irish in particular may have been right on track, boasting a booming and complex dairy industry even 6,000 years ago.
In a new study, dirt is revealing the demise of ancient civilization during the Dark Age, as well as providing a new twist on what these people did for a living so long ago.
Many have argued that cancer is a largely modern illness - a consequence of food processing, industry, pollution, and other factors. But now archaeologists have strong evidence of cancer in the bones of a man who lived in Siberia 4,500 years ago, making him the oldest known victim of this terrible disease.
More than 800 years ago, the ancestral Pueblo people of southwest Colorado underwent a massive and mysterious depopulation event, with little evidence of why or how it occurred. However, new revelations may help experts uncover the circumstances of this in even greater detail, finding evidence that severe and localized climate change may have been the cause.
Thanks to a laser system called LiDAR, scientists were able to locate an ancient Roman goldmine in Spain, according to a new study, shedding light on mining in the region during one of the greatest empires in human history.
A team of experts believe they have found strong evidence indicating where intrepid aviator Amelia Earhart spent her final days after getting lost in the vast Pacific Ocean.
Researchers now have a better idea of when exactly humans and Neanderthals first started hooking up, potentially revealing details about the disappearance and migration patterns of these long-gone relatives.
Behind the beautiful and iconic golden death mask he was buried in, ancient Egypt's "boy king" Tutankhamun was an ugly and ailing human being, according to new 3-D modeling based on his remains.
A massive shipwreck more than 2,000 years old was recently scoured by a team of Greek and international archaeologists looking to rescue antiquities from a by-gone age. Divers equipped with high-end technologies revealed significant evidence that many important artworks may still be awaiting discovery under the seabed.