An underwater "Stonehenge" stretches for miles under a lake in Europe. "I think it was something with a cultic context," one researcher theorized.
The tunnel under a temple to the god of the underworld is a "miracle" of geometry, archaeologists said.
The hefty phallus is 17 inches long and may be the biggest example from ancient Rome ever discovered.
The ancient lost city of Natounia is only known to exist from references on ancient coins, and archaeologists have identified its likely location.
Tantalizing finds are emerging from the shipwreck that carried the Antikythera Mechanism, the world’s oldest analog computer.
A man buried 1,800 years ago in Israel had a blood-red threat scrawled on his tomb.
Archaeologists rushed to excavate the ruins of a 3,400-year-old city in Iraq that briefly emerged above the water of a drained reservoir.
A sprawling society with pyramids, moats, and “forest islands” thrived from 500 to 1400 A.D. in the Bolivian Amazon.
The giant jars were made by unknown people for a mysterious purpose, and the new find adds four new jar sites to our knowledge, for a total of 11.
Individual artifacts might be detectable with an advanced telescope that captures particles made in outer space.
Monte Albán thrived as an ancient collectivist society and died out when extremes in wealth and power developed, according to archaeologists.
An archaeologist proposes that the monument is “a simple and elegant perpetual calendar” in a new study.