The Roman Empire had lucrative contracts exporting wine and pottery goods from its Eastern provinces.
Analysis of DNA sequences is further refining our understanding of human history.
The ancient mummy's beautiful red and black stripy boots have been restored.
The dinosaur relative Teleocrater had features in common with crocodilians, dinosaurs and birds.
The 3,200-year-old mounds showed horses were buried individually nearby human graves.
The tusk was discovered buried in soil sediments at the Holzman archaeological site.
They wielded atlatl darts to kill prey many times their size.
The settlement was thought to have been wiped out by Barbarians, but there are no hints of burning and pillaging.
The fossil is the oldest known member of the semi-aquatic phytosaurs.
For the first time, a scientist presents a full nutritional template for the calorific value of the human body.
Porcupine remains have never been found this far north before.
Adding fluting to stone tips is tricky and can easily backfire, creating weaker tips rather than stronger ones if done wrong.
The remains of the pyramid were discovered at the Dahshur royal necropolis.
For the first time, researchers have directly dated rock art in Lesotho, Botswana and South Africa.
The woman is thought to be a direct descendant of the founding population of South-East Asia.