The findings may push back the origin of our species by more than 100,000 years and challenge leading ideas about where and how our lineage evolved.
By Kate Wong, Scientific American
An archaeological site near San Diego suggests humans arrived in America more than 100,000 years before previously thought.
By Nsikan Akpan
Archaeologists in Egypt have completed the first phase of a new search for King Tut's tomb. The question at hand: Could the tomb contain the undiscovered burial place of Queen Nefertiti? NewsHour's Ivette Feliciano reports.
By Ivette Feliciano
An expansion project at Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium has uncovered ancient mammoth bones under the football field’s end zone.
By Cassandra Profita, EarthFix
By Amanda Gomez
The chief of the United Nation's cultural agency has described the Islamic State’s destruction of Baalshamin, a nearly 2,000 year-old temple in Palmyra, as a “war crime.”…
By Lorna Baldwin
As I stand on this windswept bit of Orkney looking down at the Ness of Brodgar dig site, there’s a salty sea loch to my left, a freshwater loch to my right, and standing stones in front of and behind…
By PBS NewsHour
Archaeologist Khaled al-Assad was an iconic figure associated with the study of the ancient cultural site of Palmyra in Syria. In the wake of Assad’s murder at the hands of the Islamic State, Amr Al Azm of Shawnee State University…
By Larisa Epatko
Islamic State militants reportedly beheaded a prominent archaeologist in the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria, and put his body on display.
By PBS NewsHour
In 2013 archaeologists discovered the remains of four early colony leaders buried 400 years ago at the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. On top of one of the graves was a silver box resembling a religious artifact, presenting a mystery for…
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