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Ancient Monastery, Stunning Mosaics Discovered In Desert

Ancient Monastery, Stunning Mosaics Discovered In Desert

Megan Gannon  04. 2.2014
The remains of a 1,500-year-old monastery with intact mosaics covering the floor have been unearthed in southern Israel, the Israel Antiquities...
Ancient Tomb Yields Remains Of Earliest Cancer Patient

Ancient Tomb Yields Remains Of Earliest Cancer Patient

Kate Kelland  03.17.2014
* 3,000-year-old skeleton found in tomb in modern Sudan * Scans of lesions on bones showed cancer had spread ...
Ancient Mummies Found Buried With Hunks Of Tasty Snack

Ancient Mummies Found Buried With Hunks Of Tasty Snack

Tia Ghose  03. 1.2014
Yellow chunks of the world's oldest "cheese" may have been discovered on the bodies of mummies buried in China's Taklamakan Desert. The...
Legendary German Treasure May Have Been Found

Legendary German Treasure May Have Been Found

Sara Gates  02.21.2014
A long-lost treasure may have finally been found. An amateur archaeologist recently unearthed a trove of gold and silver in a wooded area...
Ancient Village Unearthed In Israel

Ancient Village Unearthed In Israel

Megan Gannon  02.18.2014
On the outskirts of Jerusalem, archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 2,300-year-old rural village that dates back to the Second...
PHOTOS: Spanish Archeologists Unearth 3,600-Year-Old Mummy

PHOTOS: Spanish Archeologists Unearth 3,600-Year-Old Mummy

By MARIAM RIZK  02.13.2014
CAIRO (AP) — Spanish archeologists have unearthed a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt's Antiquities Minister said...
Decades-Old 'Treasure' Resurfaces In Beach Trash

Decades-Old 'Treasure' Resurfaces In Beach Trash

02. 7.2014
BOSTON (AP) — It was April 1956, and the No. 1 song was Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel." At the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution...
WATCH: Muddy Footprints Called Oldest Ever Found Outside Africa

WATCH: Muddy Footprints Called Oldest Ever Found Outside Africa

02. 7.2014
LONDON (AP) — They were a British family on a day out — almost a million years ago. Archaeologists announced Friday that they have...
Evidence Of Ancient Village Found Under Parking Lot

Evidence Of Ancient Village Found Under Parking Lot

Janie Campbell  02. 5.2014
In the shadow of downtown Miami's towering waterfront office buildings, a vacant lot slated to become a hotel and movie theater has revealed...
Scientists Unearth Big Surprise Near Celebrated Pyramids

Scientists Unearth Big Surprise Near Celebrated Pyramids

Owen Jarus  01.29.2014
TORONTO — The remains of a bustling port and barracks for sailors or military troops have been discovered near the Giza Pyramids. They...
Bone Found In Storage Box May Belong To Storied King

Bone Found In Storage Box May Belong To Storied King

Megan Gannon  01.19.2014
A piece of an ancient pelvis bone that had been tucked away in museum storage might belong to the English King Alfred the Great or his...
Grisly Skull Mystery May Have Been Solved At Last

Grisly Skull Mystery May Have Been Solved At Last

Meredith Bennett-Smith  01.18.2014
After 25 years, the mystery behind dozens of mutilated skulls unearthed in London may have been solved -- and the solution isn't very pretty....
Archaeologists Discover New Pharaoh In Egypt

Archaeologists Discover New Pharaoh In Egypt

01.15.2014
By Tom Perry CAIRO, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Egypt believe they have discovered the remains of a previously...
Residents Of Ancient City Did WHAT To Ward Off Evil Spirits?

Residents Of Ancient City Did WHAT To Ward Off Evil Spirits?

Megan Gannon  01.14.2014
Residents of Sardis, an ancient city in modern-day Turkey, spent decades rebuilding after a devastating earthquake struck one night in...