Residents of Lutetia buried their dead at Saint-Jacques between the first and fourth centuries C.E.
New research suggests early Homo sapiens punched holes in leather hides to create seams for clothing
Newly restored, the Ptolemaic era reliefs were previously covered by a layer of dirt and soot
Located 30 miles north of Dubai, the settlement dates to the sixth century C.E.
The flakes accidentally produced by long-tailed macaques resemble those thought to have been made by early humans
The housing complex is the first discovery of its kind in the ruined Maya city
From ancient Greece to Shrove Tuesday celebrations, the sweet or savory flat cakes have long been a culinary staple
Authorities, protesters and businesses came to an agreement to ensure the site's safety
A curious new find yields clues to the origins of the alphabet
Proponents of the teaching method argue that it encourages engagement with the language and the ancient past
Paleogenomic research has expanded rapidly over the past two decades, igniting heated debate about studying remains
Archaeologists found benches, an oven and food remnants dating back to 2700 B.C.E.
More than 50 people have died as demonstrations escalate and police crack down on dissent
The remains include five reptile heads and five nearly intact specimens
Prehistoric people modified a skull to create a rudimentary likeness of its owner. Now, scholars have produced a more accurate facial reconstruction
The "Green Coffin" had been at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences since 2013
From a teen inventor to invasive fish to lost cities of the Amazon, these were our most-read articles of the year
The year's most exciting discoveries included hidden portraits by Cézanne and van Gogh, sarcophagi buried beneath Notre-Dame, and a medieval wedding ring
Hundreds of tourists found themselves trapped at the site as protests spread through Peru
On the eve of the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum, some of the country's artifacts, from the Rosetta Stone to the bust of Nefertiti, remain overseas
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