History Stories
CATEGORY: Archaeology
Discovered: Eerie Outline of Horse That Died at Pompeii
May 14, 2018

It’s the first complete horse to ever be found in the wreckage of Pompeii. Read More

It’s Official: King Tut’s Tomb Doesn’t Contain Any Secret Chambers
May 8, 2018

A years-long hunt has ended in disappointment—and archaeologists still can’t find Nefertiti’s tomb. Read More

Brutal Pre-Viking Massacre Uncovered in Sweden
May 1, 2018

A three-year archaeological excavation reveals a chilling story of political slaughter. Read More

Skeletons of 140 Children Discovered at Archaeological Dig
April 30, 2018

Did the Chimú people of Peru sacrifice their children because of bad weather? Read More

Early Americans Buried Their Dogs Like Family
April 26, 2018

New analysis of an ancient site gives man’s oldest friendship an even earlier start date. Read More

This Medieval Skeleton Has a Knife for a Hand
April 17, 2018

Researchers have long been stumped by the mysterious Italian fighter with a weapon for a prosthetic limb. Read More

13-Year-Old Uncovers Silver Treasure of Viking King Bluetooth
April 16, 2018

Bluetooth technology is named after a Viking leader thought to be linked to the find. Read More

Researchers Just Discovered 50 Ancient Hieroglyphs in Peru
April 6, 2018

The newly found Nazca Lines are thousands of years old. Read More

Oldest Human Footprints in North America Discovered
March 30, 2018

The footprints provide more clues about human migration from the Eastern to the Western Hemisphere. Read More

Viking Village With ‘Graffiti’ Found in Dublin
March 27, 2018

The well preserved artifacts date from the 12th century. Read More