Two ancient animal figurines from the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B, one in the image of a ram and the second a wild bovine, have been discovered in excavations near Jerusalem.
British archaeologists are hoping to find the lost grave of King Richard III under a Leicester car park, which they believe was once the site of a church where the medieval monarch was buried more than 500 years ago.
Four tombs recently unearthed in southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region are believed to contain relics from an ancient Tibetan kingdom that thrived more than 2,000 years ago.
In a contested study biologists using tools developed for drawing evolutionary family trees say that they have solved a longstanding problem in archaeology: the origin of the Indo-European family of languages.
Archaeologists in South Carolina have surveyed what remains of a five-year siege for control of Charleston Harbor during the Civil War, now in watery graves amid the harbor’s channels and under the beaches of bordering sea islands.
Bulgarian archaeologists at the holy rock city of Perperikon expect to find the largest ever medieval coin treasure in the country after recently uncovering several gold and silver coins.
An unusual cluster of Neolithic skulls with smashed-in faces has been found carefully separated from the rest of their skeletons. They appear to have been dug up several years after being buried with their bodies, separated, then reburied.
Recent work at Messene, and its development as an archaeological park, shows how the ancient city flourished as one of Hellenistic and Roman Greece’s greatest cities.
Researchers have taken cores from around the Dead Sea’s shores to collect pollen samples and reconstruct the region’s climate over the past 10,000 years.
Archaeologists are investigating the discovery of a gilded bronze lion found off the coast of Calabria, Italy not far from where the famed Riace Bronzes were discovered 40 years ago.
New excavations from Shuidonggou (presently the most important site complex for the initial Late Paleolithic in northern China) show initial appearance of the late Paleolithic in Northern China.
A just-deciphered ancient Greek poem discovered in Egypt deifies Poppaea Sabina, the wife of the infamous Roman emperor Nero, showing her ascending to the stars.
Archaeologists working on digs at the Roman Forum and Odeon sites in Bulgaria’s second city of Plovdiv have unearthed a number of interesting finds from various periods and the city now wants to expand excavations at the Forum site.
A significant archaeological finding, a Roman gold coin, has been reported discovered underwater in the area between Limassol and Larnaca by a local amateur fisherman. According to Cypriot authorities, though commenters believe the coin is bronze.