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PHOTOS: On This Day In 1920, The World Discovered Tutankhamun's Tomb

PHOTOS: On This Day In 1920, The World Discovered Tutankhamun's Tomb

  11.25.2013
Howard Carter's hands were trembling when he first set eyes on the chambers of the tomb of King Tutankhamun. It was Nov. 26, 1922, and...
PHOTO: Baby Dino Discovered In Provincial Park

PHOTO: Baby Dino Discovered In Provincial Park

LiveScience  11.25.2013
The tiny, intact skeleton of a baby rhinoceroslike dinosaur has been unearthed in Canada. The toddler was just 3 years old and 5 feet...
Meat Mummies?

Meat Mummies?

LiveScience  11.19.2013
Care for some ribs? The royal mummies of ancient Egypt apparently did, as a new study finds that "meat mummies" left in Egyptian tombs...
Roadside Quarry Yields Missing Piece Of Celebrated Sauropod

Roadside Quarry Yields Missing Piece Of Celebrated Sauropod

LiveScience  11.13.2013
DENVER — A small roadside quarry west of Denver, site of some of the infamous "Bone Wars" of the 19th century, has revealed a new treasure:...
Nests of Weird, Waddling Dinosaurs Found In Desert

Nests of Weird, Waddling Dinosaurs Found In Desert

LiveScience  11. 5.2013
LOS ANGELES — A nursery of bizarre-looking dinosaurs known as therizinosaurs has been found in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. The nesting...
Weird Trees Once Carpeted Icy Continent, Fossils Show

Weird Trees Once Carpeted Icy Continent, Fossils Show

LiveScience  11. 4.2013
DENVER — Strange forests with some features of today's tropical trees once grew in Antarctica, new research finds. Some 250 million...
Pre-Incan Tomb, Corpses Unearthed In Peru

Pre-Incan Tomb, Corpses Unearthed In Peru

Reuters  10.24.2013
LIMA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - An archaeological site in the midst of Peru's bustling capital has yielded yet another pre-Incan prize, an undisturbed...
Medieval 'Thing' Site Discovered Beneath Parking Lot

Medieval 'Thing' Site Discovered Beneath Parking Lot

LiveScience  10.24.2013
A Viking parliamentary site that dates to the 11th century has been found beneath a parking lot in Scotland. The site, located in the...
LOOK: Mummy Found By Construction Workers Vanishes Without A Trace

LOOK: Mummy Found By Construction Workers Vanishes Without A Trace

Meredith Bennett-Smith  10.18.2013
Spooky. Media outlets in China reported last week that construction workers there had unearthed a surprisingly well-preserved mummy along...
India Digs For $50 Billion Treasure After Dream Of Hindu Holy Man

India Digs For $50 Billion Treasure After Dream Of Hindu Holy Man

AP  10.18.2013
UNNAO, India -- UNNAO, India (AP) — Archaeologists began digging for treasure beneath a 19th century fort in northern India on Friday,...
Scientists Make Monumental Discovery At Ancient Pagan Site

Scientists Make Monumental Discovery At Ancient Pagan Site

AP  10.17.2013
STOCKHOLM -- STOCKHOLM (AP) — Archaeologists in Sweden said Thursday they have unearthed the remains of unusually large wooden monuments...
Ancient King Eludes Archaeologists Once Again

Ancient King Eludes Archaeologists Once Again

LiveScience  10.16.2013
Herod the Great, the king of Judea who ruled not long before the time of Jesus, seems to have eluded historians once again. In 2007 archaeologists...
Ancient 'Strip Mall' Discovered At Seaside Site

Ancient 'Strip Mall' Discovered At Seaside Site

LiveScience  10.14.2013
Along the scenic coast of the northern Aegean Sea, archaeologists have uncovered a Greek portico, which, 2,500 years ago, would have been...
Clues To Lost Prehistoric Code Discovered

Clues To Lost Prehistoric Code Discovered

LiveScience  10.11.2013
Researchers studying clay balls from Mesopotamia have discovered clues to a lost code that was used for record-keeping about 200 years...