Have you ever heard of an archaeologist who burns, hammers or smashes artifacts? That’s what Metin Eren does, except it’s with replicas. Eren is a rising star in the field of experimental archaeology. In his lab at Kent State University,…
In the rugged and remote canyons of Southern Utah, scientists say they've barely scratched the surface of discoveries that can reach back millions of years, or shed light on the last 10,000 years of human history. But their work in…
By Jeffrey Brown
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, as the city of Alexandria, Virginia, develops new construction projects, a team of archaeologists is on hand to help preserve a particularly remarkable discovery: three ships from the 1700s hidden in the…
On Monday, a team of scientists carted the mummy of a five-year-old girl off for a 24-hour session with a particle accelerator.
By Fedor Kossakovski
It's the first big structure found inside the Great Pyramid of Giza since the Middle Ages.
By Kate Wong, Scientific American
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.
An archaeological site near San Diego suggests humans arrived in America more than 100,000 years before previously thought.
When the Islamic State militant group captured parts of Northern Iraq in 2014, it declared war on the ancient city of Nimrud. Though reclaimed by Iraqi forces last November, the ruins have been forever changed, the victim of massive destruction.
The spread of the Islamic State militants and other extremist groups across the Middle East and North Africa forced international archaeologists to abandon dozens of beloved historical sites like Mosul and Palmyra. But as ISIS begins to lose momentum and…
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