Oral histories are usually considered fabulous. Now ancient skeletons and a genetic study proves that the Tlingit and Haida tribes' oral history of being there from the beginning is based on fact
Israelis like to boast about their success in developing the Negev, but under the Byzantine empire, Christian Arabs were the first to turn the desert into a garden.
'Herod’s megalomaniac spirit hovers over Caesarea': Discoveries lend credence to the Roman historian Josephus’ the 'Wars of the Jews'
If not, who used strategically placed blows to break mastodon bones found in Southern California?
Homer is the earliest mention of the extreme measures ancient Greeks used against the teredo, which could cause warships to break apart mid-sea.
The statue stands at 11 meters tall and weighs 75 tons; the latest in a series of discoveries that Egypt hopes will revive a waning tourism industry.
Hathor was goddess to Egyptian pharaohs, and to Semitic turquoise miners in the Sinai, who came from Canaan. But who had her first, archaeologists wonder.
Tomb was build during New Kingdom period for a judge, says Egypt's Antiquities Ministry
Kibyratis in the Turkish mountains was a pastoral retreat for the Roman elite, who didn't miss the opportunity to make money while about it
Anomalous layer of sandstone overlying Phoenician graves in Tel Achziv, Israel is otherwise hard to explain, archaeologists say, though there's no known record of the event
The word 'Jew' originates with the ancient Israelite kingdom of Judah, but what its name means is a matter of great controversy. It could even mean 'Thank God'.
Archaeologists counter GOP hopeful’s view that Egyptian pyramids were built by Joseph to store grain with the known facts.
Samson the Greek? 3,000-year-old archaeological finds at Tel Dan suggest that the Danites were Aegean soldiers hired by Canaan's Egyptian overlords to keep order.
The legs were discovered in 1904 in Nefertari's tomb, which had been extensively looted and contained mummy parts mixed up with other human remains.
A statue base from 1,900 years ago found at Dor survived shellfish and seawater, and to the archaeologists' shock, revealed a previously unknown governor of Judea.
Jug found in Yehud was typical of the period, the large human figurine on its top was utterly unique.
Archaeologists find monumental harbor built by King Cheops 4,600 years ago at Wadi el-Jarf to import stuffs to build the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Bone fragment, coal chip and a seed dating to 3000 B.C.E., 1,000 years later than expected, reignite academic brawl.
Figures of Canaanite goddesses, magnificent scarab with gold bezel among finds in biblical Gezer building foundations.
As the ceiling of the blazing Canaanite palace collapsed, foods, jewelry, axes and treasures were buried, and beautifully preserved, under ash and blackened stone.