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September 30, 2014

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9:32 PM | Greek Tomb's Female Sculptures More Than 12 Feet Tall
The height of the sculptures and their pedestals make them an imposing presence at the tomb's entrance. Continue reading →
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7:30 PM | Ancient Quake Revealed by Remains: Photos
A woman's gold pendant and the thigh of a statue are among the items archaeologists recovered in the ancient city of Hippos.
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7:11 PM | Skeletons Shed Light on Ancient Earthquake in Israel
Skeletons crushed under a collapsed roof reveal death and destruction caused by the earthquake that hit Israel and the region in 363 A.D. Continue reading →
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12:45 PM | 600-Year-Old Canoe Discovered in New Zealand
Sophisticated oceangoing canoes and favorable winds may have helped early human settlers colonize New Zealand, a pair of new studies shows.

September 24, 2014

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8:00 PM | Greek Tomb's Female Forms Hint Olympias May Lie Within
The female statues guarding a tomb in Greece may suggest that Alexander the Great's mother lies there.
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2:25 PM | More than 50 'Nazca Lines' Found in Kazakhstan
Geoglyphs with various shapes and sizes, including a massive swastika, have been discovered across the northern part of the country.

September 22, 2014

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12:30 PM | Skeleton Couple Still Holding Hands After 700 Years
The skeletal remains of two lovebirds were uncovered, after being locked in a romantic embrace for the past 700 years.
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10:00 AM | Greek Tomb's Female Sculptures Fully Revealed
The 7.45-foot-tall statues stand on a marble pedestal, wearing high-soled red-and-yellow shoes.

September 19, 2014

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4:20 PM | Sunken 'Ship of Gold' Contains Bounty of Jewelry, Treasures
A trove of gold coins, bracelets, buckles and broaches are among the precious treasures retrieved from a 157-year-old shipwreck off the coast of South Carolina.
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9:00 AM | Intricate Treasures From Stonehenge Burial: Photos
Among the buried objects, one of the finest was a dagger with an intricately decorated wooden handle.
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9:00 AM | Stonehenge Intricate Treasures Made by Children
The tiny handiwork involved in making treasures found near Stonehenge likely involved the small fingers -- and strained eyes -- of children. Continue reading →

September 18, 2014

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12:00 PM | Ancient Egyptian Woman With 70 Hair Extensions Discovered
More than 3,300 years ago, in a newly built city in Egypt, a woman with an incredibly elaborate hairstyle of lengthy hair extensions was laid to rest.

September 16, 2014

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11:00 AM | 3rd Room of Ancient Greek Tomb Revealed
The latest images show an arched, soil-filled room, with some traces of red paint on the limestone walls.

September 15, 2014

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3:00 PM | Viking Fortress Reveals 'Fierce Warriors' Were Decent Architects
A new archaeological discovery in Denmark suggests that these notorious fighters were also decent builders.

September 11, 2014

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9:26 PM | Female Greek Guard Statues Fully Revealed
Greek archaeologists excavating the large and mysterious burial mound in Amphipolis have now revealed the full body of the two figures unearthed on Saturday, showing the sculptures’ great artistic value. Continue reading →
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7:25 PM | Armor Made of Bones Found in Bronze Age Grave
Analysis is underway to determine what kind of animal bones were used for the armor, but it was likely assembled with bones from elk, deer and horse. Continue reading →

September 10, 2014

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7:20 PM | Lost Ship from Ill-Fated Arctic Quest Discovered
Canadian authorities have released sonar images that show the skeleton of one of the two ships lost during the Franklin Expedition.
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4:33 PM | Stonehenge 'Smiley Face,' Other Features Detected Underground
The unusual feature emerged as archaeologists scanned a 7.4-square-mile area around Stonehenge.Continue reading →

September 09, 2014

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11:30 AM | 3,000-Year-Old Golden Bowl Hides Grisly Tale
The bowl was uncovered just beyond the fingertips of a dead soldier and two of his comrades, who were crushed under bricks and burned building material.

September 07, 2014

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5:39 PM | Female Sculptures Guard Mysterious Tomb in Greece
Two female sculptures are uncovered in a Greek tomb that dates to the time of Alexander the Great. Continue reading →
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5:30 PM | Female Sculptures Revealed in Greek Tomb: Photos
See finely carved female figures found in a mysterious tomb in Macedonia.

September 05, 2014

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11:00 PM | Ancient Roman Jewelry Found Under Shop
The bracelets and necklaces, representing one of the finest collection of Roman jewelry, were buried in Colcester, U.K., by a terrified Roman woman. Continue reading →
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7:50 PM | Mosaics Revealed at Alexander the Great-Era Tomb
No graves (including Alexander’s) have been discovered yet at the Kasta Hill site at Amphipolis in Macedonia, but new finds are increasing interest around the excavation. Continue reading →

September 02, 2014

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9:00 PM | Psychedelic Culture Tripped Circa 500 A.D.
Mind-altering substances were all the rage 1,500 years ago, at least among certain elite members of a South American society.
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