Archaeologists drawing on a wide range of tools said on Wednesday they had pinpointed the crucial time in world history when Egypt emerged as a distinct state.
The discovery in Peru of another tomb belonging to a pre-Hispanic priestess, the eighth in more than two decades, confirms that powerful women ruled this region 1,200 years ago.
The earliest iron artefacts ever found -- funeral beads strung around bodies in a 5,000-year-old Egyptian cemetery -- were made from a meteorite.
A cold, dry spell that lasted hundreds of years may have driven the collapse of Eastern Mediterranean civilizations in the 13th century BC.
Polish and Peruvian archaeologists have discovered a royal burial chamber with 60 mummies and some 1,200 gold, silver and ceramic objects from over 1,000 years ago in Peru.
A lost medieval city that thrived on a mist-shrouded Cambodian mountain 1,200 years ago has been discovered by archaeologists using revolutionary airborne laser technology.
Kazakhstan archaeologists have discovered a beheaded human skeleton next to the tomb of the “Saka princess”.
A burial site of a high-ranking young woman was discovered during reconstruction of Taskesken-Bakty road in Urdzhar region of East-Kazakhstan oblast.
Villagers installing a water pipe in southwestern Mexico stumbled onto an ancient granite statue depicting a player from a pre-Hispanic ball game.
Archaeologists from the U.S., Germany, Japan and Australia arrived to Kazakhstan to study a Stone Age man site in Zhambyl region of Almaty oblast.
Over four millennia ago, the fortress town of Gonur-Tepe might have been a rare advanced civilisation before it was buried for centuries under the dust of the Kara Kum desert in remote western Turkmenistan.
Peruvian archeologists have discovered a temple believed to be about 5,000 years old at the ancient El Paraiso archeological site in a valley just north of Lima.
Archeologists in central Mexico uncovered the bones of 12 children and adults who may have been buried 800 years ago.
An apparent North Korean claim to have uncovered a "unicorn's lair" that created an Internet storm was partly the result of mistranslation by Pyongyang's much-mocked propaganda machine.
Italian archaeologists say they have discovered a cemetery that reveals complex funeral rites dating back more than 3,000 years in Pakistan's Swat valley, recently controlled by the Taliban.
Archaeologists in eastern Bulgaria say they have unearthed the oldest prehistoric town ever found in Europe, along with an ancient salt production site.
Construction workers in Bali have discovered what is thought to be the biggest ancient Hindu temple ever found on the Indonesian island.
Kazakhstan archaeologists have found a Bronze Age burial near Uralsk city.
Remains of a huge bird that lived on Earth in Cretaceous geologic period at Dinosaurs Age were found at the territory of Kazakhstan.
Archaeologists found ruins of a tomb of a nobleman of the Golden Horde time in Pavlodar oblast.
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