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Strange 'Magical' Amulet Has Scientists Buzzing

Strange 'Magical' Amulet Has Scientists Buzzing

David Freeman  01. 6.2015
A strange "magical" amulet dating back about 1,500 years has archaeologists buzzing. One side of the stone amulet, which was unearthed...
New Stonehenge Discovery Hailed As 'Most Important In 60 Years'

New Stonehenge Discovery Hailed As 'Most Important In 60 Years'

Macrina Cooper-White  12.19.2014
Archaeologists studying Stonehenge and its environs say they've unearthed the remnants of an untouched, ancient encampment that dates back...
Mystery Of Ancient Skeleton And His Dagger Is Finally Solved

Mystery Of Ancient Skeleton And His Dagger Is Finally Solved

Macrina Cooper-White  12.18.2014
Scientists have been trying to unravel the mystery of "Racton Man" since 1989, when the Bronze Age skeleton was found clutching an ornate...
Ancient Beads Linked To Boy King's Death Mask

Ancient Beads Linked To Boy King's Death Mask

Macrina Cooper-White  12.15.2014
After taking a new look at a pair of ancient cobalt beads, archaeologists now believe these Bronze Age artifacts may have been manufactured...
'Very Special' Stone Age Axe Discovered

'Very Special' Stone Age Axe Discovered

Macrina Cooper-White  11.29.2014
Archaeologists have unearthed an incredibly rare flint axe from the Stone Age that just may have been used in an ancient ritual. The 5,500-year-old...
Mysterious 'Spellbook' From Ancient Egypt Decoded

Mysterious 'Spellbook' From Ancient Egypt Decoded

Jacqueline Howard  11.25.2014
A mysterious ancient book written in an Egyptian language called Coptic has puzzled researchers ever since it was first found as part of...
Ruins On Seafloor Turn Out To Be Ancient Settlement

Ruins On Seafloor Turn Out To Be Ancient Settlement

Macrina Cooper-White  11.23.2014
Researchers knew there were ruins of some sort in shallow waters off the Greek island of Delos, assuming the structures were simply remnants...
Ancient Fortress Dates Back To Reign Of 'Bluetooth' King

Ancient Fortress Dates Back To Reign Of 'Bluetooth' King

Jacqueline Howard  11.20.2014
Archaeologists are one step closer to solving the mystery of the ancient Viking fortress found near the Danish city of Køge, about 30...
Ancient Bones May Help Solve Mystery Of Elaborate Tomb

Ancient Bones May Help Solve Mystery Of Elaborate Tomb

Macrina Cooper-White  11.14.2014
Archaeologists in Greece may be one step closer to solving the mystery of an elaborate tomb that dates back to the 4th Century B.C. and...
Rare Footprints Discovered In Denmark

Rare Footprints Discovered In Denmark

Macrina Cooper-White  11.14.2014
Archaeologists in Denmark say they've discovered two extraordinary sets of human footprints dating back 5,000 years. The first of their...
Scientists Make Amazing Discovery Inside Ancient Horse

Scientists Make Amazing Discovery Inside Ancient Horse

Macrina Cooper-White  11.10.2014
When paleontologists discovered the 47-million-year fossil of a prehistoric horse in 2000, they didn't yet realize a rare treasure was...
Excavation Of Huge Ancient Temple Leads To Arrests

Excavation Of Huge Ancient Temple Leads To Arrests

Macrina Cooper-White  11. 7.2014
Seven men were arrested in Giza, Egypt last week after they dug up a 3,400-year-old temple under a house there, the Egyptian news website...
Scientists Buzzing About 9,300-Year-Old Frozen Mummy

Scientists Buzzing About 9,300-Year-Old Frozen Mummy

Dominique Mosbergen  11. 7.2014
Researchers are expressing astonishment over the mummified remains of an extinct bison discovered recently in eastern Siberia, and no wonder:...
Archaeologists Make Incredible Discoveries In Tunnel Sealed 2,000 Years Ago

Archaeologists Make Incredible Discoveries In Tunnel Sealed 2,000 Years Ago

10.30.2014
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A years-long exploration of a tunnel sealed almost 2,000 years ago at the ancient city of Teotihuacan yielded thousands...