Thousands of years ago, some people had holes drilled into their teeth.
The discovery of long-buried skeletons and footprints suggests that a volcano could destroy Naples, Italy.
A Stone Age skeleton represents our largest known female ancestor.
Archaeologists have found the earliest known example of Maya writing.
Researchers have uncovered the largest known collection of ancient human footprints.
A panel covered with hieroglyphs appears to connect little-known ruins with an ancient Maya city.
Fossilized garbage piles left behind by pack rats provide clues about temperatures long ago.
Evidence from China suggests that people were making salt at least 4,000 years ago.
Unearthing an ancient Native American village provides glimpses of early life on North America’s west coast.
Ancient Egyptians were producing and exporting glass more than 3,000 years ago.