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By Associated Press
The Israeli antiquities authority says archaeologists are excavating an ancient tomb traditionally associated with Jesus's midwife in the hills southwest of Jerusalem.
Today, the northern tip of Greenland is a barren Arctic desert, but back then it was a lush landscape of trees and vegetation with an array of animals, even the now extinct mastodon.
By Maddie Burakoff, Associated Press
A new collaboration between the U.S. Army and the Smithsonian Institution is expanding the numbers and capabilities of monuments officers in times of war. Their mission is to advise military commanders on how to minimize damage to art and key…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
The brick foundation of one of the oldest Black churches in the United States has been unearthed by archeologists at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia.
By Ben Finley, Associated Press
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
They say the creature that made the tracks is something like a modern-day chuckwalla lizard that strolled in sand dunes in a coastal plain more than 300 million years ago.
By Malcolm Ritter, Associated Press
Scientists have found the first direct evidence that Neanderthals could make string.
By Nsikan Akpan
The motherland of all motherlands has been genetically pinpointed in northern Botswana, but is it truly the source of modern humans?…
By Fiona Greenland, James Marrone, Oya Topçuoğlu, Tasha Vorderstrasse, The Conversation
Looted artifacts are believed to be a significant source of income for the Islamic State, but it is difficult to apply a dollar value to historic sites. Now, a paper in the International Journal of Cultural Property offers the first…
By Megan Thompson, Mori Rothman
Archaeologists are analyzing data from a survey of Alabama’s Mobile River, looking for the Clotilda, the last known slave ship to arrive in America. The ship's survivors were enslaved for a few years before forming a unique community, Africatown. Clotilda…
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