Amateur archaeologists will join forces with professionals this summer for a Time Team-style dig to unearth the historic secrets of Aberdeen's Tullos Hill.
A burial of more than 500 years of age, integrated by the complete skeleton of a man surrounded by more than 1,000 bones of children,
Newcastle University’s Professor Ian Haynes, project director for the excavation said: “We still haven’t resolved the full plan of the site, and this will be
The final remains of a range of buildings dating back to the 16th Century have been discovered by archaeologists digging in Edinburgh's Cowgate.
Computing and archaeology are unrelated. Or are they? Could an invention of the modern age actually benefit a field that focuses on the past? The
University of Delaware researchers have discovered that a shipwreck near the coast of Cape Henlopen is a 215-footlong sailing vessel destroyed by a hurricane more
Transition from hunting to agricultural society parallels development of woodworking tools, TAU research reveals
A new University of Florida study shows the turkey, one of the most widely consumed birds worldwide, was domesticated more than 1,000 years earlier than
Scientists reconstruct dietary preferences of 3 groups of hominins in South Africa
People living 700 to 900 years ago in Cahokia, a massive settlement near the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, ritually used a caffeinated
An award-winning project using archaeology to aid the recovery of soldiers injured on Operation HERRICK has concluded its success on Salisbury Plain with an astonishing
Invisible to the human eye, cryptotephra is a fine volcanic glass that is blasted out of erupting volcanoes along with ash. It leaves behind a
When archaeologists discovered thousands of medieval skeletons in a mass burial pit in east London in the 1990s, they assumed they were 14th-century victims of
Two unidentified, possible pyramid complexes have been located with satellite imagery from Google Earth.
Modern men should take a lead from their more enlightened and compassionate Stone Age ancestors, according to a University of Manchester archaeologist.
Ministers Jeremy Hunt and Philip Hammond are in the firing line as the Ministry of Defence admits Odyssey Marine Exploration is already preparing to cash
A single olive stone unearthed at the ancient town of Silchester is among the extraordinary finds that are leading archaeologists to rewrite British history
Work expected to obscure landmark for up to three years but will open whole new sections to public, say city officials
An international team of researchers, including scientists from Wits University, have substantially increased the age at which we can trace the emergence of modern culture,
A beautiful and colossal human sculpture is one of the latest cultural treasures unearthed by an international team at the Tayinat Archaeological Project (TAP) excavation
Archaeological sites that currently take years to map will be completed in minutes if tests underway in Peru of a new system being developed at
In the years after Columbus’ voyage, burning of New World forests and fields diminished significantly – a phenomenon some have attributed to decimation of native