Sep 24, 2021
Taliban Hunting for Afghanistan's Most Famous Treasure
With the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the country's archaeological remains face a grim future even if the extremist Islamic group decides not to loot or intentionally destroy...
Sep 14, 2021
What Is the Oldest-Known Archaeological Site?
Our human ancestors were roaming Earth as far back as 6 million years ago, but what is the earliest site containing archaeological evidence of their existence? It turns out,...
Sep 13, 2021
Is It Fair to Say That the Maya Civilization Collapsed?
The Maya have lived in Central America and the Yucatán Peninsula since at least 1800 B.C. and flourished in the region for thousands of years. According to...
Mar 23, 2021
Experts Skeptical of an 'Early Copy' of Ten Commandments
A biblical text dismissed as a forgery in the 19th century is not only authentic but is actually a predecessor to the Book of Deuteronomy, a scholar now says. Not everyone...
Mar 17, 2021
Biblical Scroll Discovered in 'Cave of Horror' in Israel
Fragments of a biblical scroll dating back 1,900 years have been discovered in the "Cave of Horror" in the Judean Desert in Israel. The cave's existence has been known for...
Feb 10, 2021
Who Was Buried at Sutton Hoo?
A medieval ship burial in England that is so impressive and mysterious that it's been compared to the world of the Old English epic "Beowulf" is now captivating viewers of the...
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