The history of the remote Easter Island has long been shrouded in mystery. Now, new research on ancient tools highlight how little we actually know of the ancient Rapa Nui people.
Ancient humans died out due to their lazy natures. A new study describes how the Homo erectus exerted the least amount of effort necessary to get by — and this led to their inevitable demise.
Archaeologists dug up 14,400-year-old flatbread from the Black Desert, but the fact that its remains lasted all these years isn't the most surprising part. Scientists say this discovery proves that bread actually came before agriculture and farming.
Dogs and humans go way back. The first dogs in the Americas were found to originate from Siberia, traveling to the Americas with humans until Europeans wiped them out. Now, only traces of their genes remain in a contagious tumor.
Mohenjo Daro may be the key in unlocking the secrets of a vanished ancient civilization, but the only way to save it may be to keep it underground.
The first funerary garden ever found speaks a lot about the ancient world.
The 17th century Native American settlement have been lost for hundreds of years, but it might have just been sitting in the heart of Kansas.
Archaeologists discovered a treasure trove of mummies, sacrophagi and statues in an ancient tomb of a nobleman.
The ancient village that's older than the wheel, Rome and the Pyramids of Giza speaks volumes on ancient North American history.
An Egyptian archaeological mission working in the Dashur Necroplis have recently announced the discovery of a 3,700-year-old pyramid about 40 kilometers south of Cairo. The said pyramid may be an evidence of Egypt's first attempt to build smooth-sided pyramids.
Ucetia, a settlement that used to be known only from an inscription, was recently found in southern France with stunning mosaics and structures that paint a picture of an innovative and advanced society.
A newly discovered fossil exhibits traits from both Neanderthals and Homo erectus.
Archaeologists are rejoicing as they have recently unearthed parts of a statue believed to be of Pharaoh Ramses II of Egypt/
Mysterious etchings in a 4,000-year-old grave point to an existing government during a time period archaeologists used to believe there were none.