Archaeology

Mole rats are uncovering your ancient history

The fuzzy critters are now being used by some archaeologists on digs.

Cavemen – they're just like us! New discovery finds ancients kept dogs as pets

Archaeologists uncovered latest finding while examining centuries-old canine teeth.

1,800-year-old mural shows why togas never go out of fashion

Check out the mural archaeologists just uncovered in Israel.

How to build a house out of stone (for apocalypses AND fun)

Moroccan villagers taught me how to make a stone house, and you can too! Especially if you're worried about zombies.

'Jaw'-dropping archaeological discovery resets evolutionary clock by 50,000 years

Scientists from around the world announced on Thursday that they have found the oldest human fossil outside of Africa.

Newly discovered 400,000-year-old school means humans are way older than we thought

Ancient toolmaking school has everyone thinking that our species has been talking, teaching and making tech for a really long time.

Newly discovered 8,000-year-old wine breaks archaeological record

The oldest wine ever found was buried in a Neolithic village in Georgia.

Who were the ancient Natufians and how did they change your life?

One little culture started farming crops and taming animals, leading to the modern world.

Ancient Roman theater unearthed in Jerusalem

Archaeologists are calling it a 'sensational find.'

Archaeologists now know what ancient ghosts snacked on in the afterlife

Scientists dug up a 4,000-year-old jar of headless toads (Mmmm!) at a burial site near Jerusalem.

The unsolved mystery behind this 4,400-year-old pharaoh sculpture

Who was this man? Who brought his statue so far from home? And who destroyed it?

Did this ancient fishing spot create civilization?

This valley may have been so lush that it allowed hunter-gatherers to develop towns before farming.

Cable guys uncover 1,500-year-old Greek mosaic

Archaeologists believe the mosaic may have been the floor of an ancient boutique hotel.

Lemons were only for the rich ... and other odd facts about the history of fruit

Citrus has come a long way from its Southeast Asian origins. But how did it get so spread out?

This might be the oldest sexy art in history

The people who invented agriculture and domesticated animals also created the first sculpture of a couple having sex 11,000 years ago.