Experts say the tradition of commemorating the dead is "inconceivably macabre" by today's standards.
Aug. 31, 2020 • ~2 min
Tags: archaeology university-of-bristol stonehenge
Volunteers at an archaeological dig find 425 coins, enough to buy a mansion when they were buried.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~2 min
Tags: archaeology israel
Fragments of stone engraved with abstract designs are the earliest art in the British Isles.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: human-evolution archaeology art
Star Carr, a prehistoric site near present-day Scarborough, has yielded many important finds.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: archaeology scarborough
A metal detectorist discovers a rare hoard of Bronze Age artefacts during an expedition near Peebles.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~2 min
Tags: archaeology peebles scottish-borders-council
Experts think the site, estimated to be 1,500 years old, was dedicated to the god of the underworld.
July 22, 2020 • ~3 min
Tags: archaeology mexico
Just three other well-preserved vessels from the period have been discovered in the Scandinavian country.
June 27, 2020 • ~1 min
Tags: archaeology norway
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