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October 31, 2014

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1:20 PM | Ancient Stone Circles in Mideast Baffle Archaeologists
Huge stone circles in the Middle East have been imaged from above, revealing details of structures that have been shrouded in mystery for decades.

October 27, 2014

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1:08 PM | Roman Gladiators Drank Ash Energy Drink
This ash beverage was served after fights and maybe also after training to help ease body pain. Continue reading →

October 23, 2014

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7:20 PM | Mysterious 4,000-Year-Old 'CD-ROM' Code Cracked
Scholar says he's figured out a portion of the code on the ancient 'Phaistos disk.'

October 22, 2014

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3:05 PM | Ancient Human Skulls Shed Light on Dairy Use
The research unexpectedly revealed that ancient Europeans started dairying thousands of years before they evolved genes to make the most of it.
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1:50 PM | Sphinx Head Found in Mysterious Greek Tomb
The head is the face of a beautiful woman, smiling slightly. But why was the head of the sphinx found inside the tomb's chamber? Continue reading →

October 21, 2014

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2:00 PM | 6,000-Year-Old Temple with Possible Sacrificial Altars Found
A 6,000-year-old temple holding human-like figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered in Ukraine..

October 20, 2014

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9:20 PM | King Tut Re-Creation Presents a Shocking Image
The pharaoh’s parents were brother and sister, he had a club foot, feminine hips and a large overbite. Continue reading →

October 18, 2014

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7:23 PM | Best-Ever Portrait of Alexander the Great Found?
The recently uncovered mosaic in a mysterious Greek tomb may be the clearest depiction of the famous ruler as a young man.

October 16, 2014

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2:30 PM | Mysterious Slab in Russia May Be a Sundial
A strange chunk of rock discovered in Russia more than 20 years ago appears to be a combination sundial and moondial from the Bronze Age.
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12:43 PM | Greek Tomb Mural Depicts Abduction of Persephone
A mural on the floor of a mysterious tomb in Greece reveals the character of Persephone, the daughter of Zeuis and Demeter in Greek mythology. Continue reading →

October 15, 2014

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1:00 PM | Largest Pottery Workshop of Greek Antiquity Found
The largest kiln is 17 feet in diameter, making it the biggest kiln ever found in a Greek city. Continue reading →

October 14, 2014

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3:30 PM | Ancient Sailors Made Sacrifices on Ships
A large incense burner found aboard a 2000-year-old shipwreck suggests that ceremonies and sacrifices were a regular part of sailors' lives.
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3:20 PM | Diving Into a Mediterranean Shipwreck: Photos
A dive into a 2000-year-old wreck yields signs of ceremonies and sacrifice.
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2:00 PM | Ancient Cult Complex Discovered in Israel
A massive cult complex, dating back about 3,300 years, has been discovered at the site of Tel Burna in Israel.

October 13, 2014

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8:45 PM | Fossilized Bladder Stone Found in Medieval Cemetery
It may look innocuous now, but the little stone may have killed someone 700 years ago.
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3:20 PM | 'Flying Coffin' WWII Wreck Found
A wreck of a U.S. World War II plane found in Italia brings back a forgotten story of death and survival. Continue reading →

October 12, 2014

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2:55 PM | Stunning Mosaic Floor Uncovered in Greece's Mystery Tomb
The central theme depicts a chariot in motion driven by Hermes, who is most likely escorting King Philip II to the Underworld. Continue reading →
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2:45 PM | Greek God Hermes Featured in Ancient Mosaic: Photos
A mosaic floor made from small white, black, gray, blue, red and yellow pebbles emerged during a dig.

October 10, 2014

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8:37 PM | 'Titanic of the Ancient World' Reveals Treasure Trove
An international expedition recovers antiquities from one of the richest shipwrecks of antiquity, with more to come. Continue reading →
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10:00 AM | Remains of Alexander the Great's Father Confirmed Found
King Philip II's bones are buried in a tomb along with a mysterious woman-warrior.

October 06, 2014

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8:00 PM | Skeleton of Possible 'Witch Girl' Found
The skeleton of a girl buried face down, meant as a punishment in the afterlife, is found by archaeologists in Italy.

October 04, 2014

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12:00 PM | Great Archaeological Discoveries Ahead: Photos
Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found? Not at all.
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12:00 PM | Opinion: More Archaeological Finds Coming Through Tech
Is there anything left to discover? Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found?

October 03, 2014

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7:06 PM | Early Image of Beardless Jesus Found
A glass plate featuring a beardless Jesus is one of the earliest known images of Christ. Continue reading →
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12:55 PM | Mummified Fetus Reveals Ancient Surgical Procedure
Procedure was apparently done when a mother's life was in danger or the fetus had already died.

October 02, 2014

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4:50 PM | Marble Door Revealed in Greek Tomb
The impressive door is made from marble brought down from the island of Thasso and bolsters the theory that the site is a grand tomb. Continue reading →
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