Archaeology

Would you wear this 2,200-year-old hoop earring out today?

Archaeologists discovered the rare gold jewelry while digging up a parking lot in Israel.

Archaeologists discover an ancient work space that mirrors today's startups

Complex includes a pottery workshop, a game room and spa just like to today's Google offices.

While building a museum for ancient mosaics, archaeologists unearth yet another mosaic

1,700-year-old floor was part of Roman-era mega-mansion.

Episode 8: Israel Hershkovitz, archaeologist at Tel Aviv University

What's it like being a real-life Indiana Jones? Plus: Why we have Israel to thank for our pet dogs.

Dogs have been wandering America longer than we knew

Ancient skeletons found in Illinois are more than 10,000 years old.

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.