History Stories
CATEGORY: Archaeology
Only Known Boxing Gloves From Roman Empire Discovered
February 21, 2018

The leather gloves survived because they were buried under concrete. Read More

New Research Reveals Britain’s Oldest Ancestor Had Dark Skin and Blue Eyes
February 7, 2018

Known as the 'Cheddar Man,' the discovery of his skin color defied popular belief in Britain. Read More

4,400-Year-Old Egyptian Tomb Discovered in Ancient Burial Ground
February 5, 2018

The tomb contains paintings of a prominent priestess, plus a rare image of a dancing monkey. Read More

Truck Drives Over 2,000-Year-Old Desert Hieroglyphs
February 2, 2018

Peru's mysterious Nazca Lines are the world’s best-known example of geoglyphs. Read More

Mass Grave in England May Hold a ‘Lost’ Viking Army
February 2, 2018

Members of the Great Heathen Army were violently dispatched. Read More

Stunning New Fossil Suggests Humans Left Africa Far Earlier Than We Thought
January 25, 2018

It is the oldest homo sapiens fossil ever discovered outside of Africa. Read More

What Caused the Aztec Empire to Fall? Scientists Uncover New Clues
January 16, 2018

The mysterious epidemic that devastated Aztecs may have been food poisoning. Read More

The Quest to Decipher the Rosetta Stone
January 10, 2018

It took one artifact, two scholars and 20 years to decode a dead language. Read More

DNA from Ice Age Baby Uproots Native American Family Tree
January 4, 2018

The Ancient Beringians split off from other Native American ancestors 20,000 years ago. Read More

The Coolest Historical Discoveries of 2017
December 12, 2017

Here are the 15 most intriguing finds of the year. Read More