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Easter Island's society might not have collapsed

Easter Island's society might not have collapsed

You probably know Easter Island as "the place with the giant stone heads." This remote island 2,300 miles off the coast of Chile ...
Early Islamic pottery kiln unearthed in Iran

Early Islamic pottery kiln unearthed in Iran

A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently unearthed an ancient pottery kiln near Tepe Bahram in Moqimabad village of Rey, southern Tehr...
Bronze Age town being unearthed in Turkey's Eskişehir

Bronze Age town being unearthed in Turkey's Eskişehir

Tucked away in the historic Seyitgazi district lay the remains of the oldest town in Eskişehir (Greek Dorylaion). Credit: Anadolu Agenc...
All roads led to Rome but they also led to Europe's modern-day prosperity, study finds

All roads led to Rome but they also led to Europe's modern-day prosperity, study finds

Not only did all roads lead to Rome in the ancient world, they also led to modern-day prosperity.  A new study has shown a remarkable corre...
Burials dating to 4th millennium BC discovered during Aksay bypass construction in Rostov Region

Burials dating to 4th millennium BC discovered during Aksay bypass construction in Rostov Region

Archaeologists have found an ancient burial ground in an area where a future bypass around Aksay in Russia's Rostov region is planned. ...
22 Roman graves discovered in Serbia

22 Roman graves discovered in Serbia

Archaeologists have discovered an important Roman necropolis complete with 22 graves containing ancient skeletons and burial gifts. C...
Evidence of Bronze Age human activity found on remote Scottish island

Evidence of Bronze Age human activity found on remote Scottish island

Archaeologists say they have found the "first clear evidence" of Bronze Age activity on Staffa, off Mull, in the Inner Hebrides. ...
Native American fort, artifacts found at construction site

Native American fort, artifacts found at construction site

An archaeological investigation associated with the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Walk Bridge Program in Norwalk recently unco...
Olive branch may not settle argument of Santorini eruption date

Olive branch may not settle argument of Santorini eruption date

An olive branch that has been used to date the Santorini volcanic eruption could predate the event by 40 to 50 years, according to a study ...
Study claims laziness helped lead to extinction of Homo erectus

Study claims laziness helped lead to extinction of Homo erectus

New archaeological research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found that Homo erectus, an extinct species of primitive huma...

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