Richard III may have gone through very painful treatments for his spinal deformity, according to University of Leicester researcher
In January 2013 the World's media watched as a crack team of historians, archaeologists and geophysicists assembled by global game company Wargaming.net, set out to
The most supported traditional hypothesis points out that the earliest well-established human culture in the North American continent were the Clovis, a population of hunters
The Roman Empires was one of the largest, longest lasting and most important states in human history.
UC faculty have been involved in multiple research projects concerning ancient Maya culture for more than a decade. This latest Maya study from Lentz focuses
The recipe and process for preparing Maya Blue, a highly-resistant pigment used for centuries in Mesoamerica, were lost. We know that the ingredients are a
Hunter-gatherers living in glacial conditions produced pots for cooking fish, according to the findings of a pioneering new study led by the University of York
Analysis of a bronze battering ram from a 2,000 year-old warship sheds light on how such an object would have been made in ancient times.
Operation Nightingale - which has been recognised by the British Archaeological Awards for its innovation - has seen soldiers excavating the remains of a Roman
During an archaeological excavation, the Israel Antiquities Authority have announced the discovery of a rare ritual bath (miqwe) that dates to the late Second Temple
19th c. shark tooth weapons reveal 2 shark species no longer native to Gilbert Islands.
Research from the University of Cincinnati shows that perhaps the ancient Puebloans weren’t as into the maize craze as once thought.
A study has been able to accurately determine the age of the Neanderthal remains found in the El Sidrón cave (Asturias, Spain) for which previous
In Spring 2013 the British Museum will present a major exhibition on the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, sponsored by Goldman Sachs.
They were a band of squatters who set up a community on the foot of the North-East’s most famous peak in the 19th century and
Researchers studied thousands of ceramic and obsidian artifacts from A.D. 1200-1450 to learn about the growth, collapse and change of social networks in the late
In the middle of the Bronze Age, around 1000 BC, the amount of metal objects increased dramatically in the Baltic Sea region.
A 14,000-year-old engraved reindeer antler is possibly the first piece of early human art ever found.
Archaeologists working on the UK’s largest infrastructure project, Crossrail, have discovered an historical burial ground in central London.