The Nazi symbol is not the same as the ancient Hindu symbol.
Coal miners found the remains of a Roman boat that likely supplied an ancient frontier city and military headquarters.
Researchers think the morbid practice originated with pagan people who settled in the region after the Romans drove out the Jews.
The obvious wealth of the tombs was based on the local production of copper, which was in great demand at the time to make bronze.
The aircraft were sent to the Soviet Union in 1941 to help the Allied war effort, but they were dumped to avoid payment.
Hundreds of elite Anglo-Saxon women were buried with mysterious ivory rings. Now, researchers know the ivory came from elephants living about 4,000 miles away from England.
The research found flood sediments only on the eastern side of a desert wall built almost 1,000 years ago.
A veteran Greek diver announced that he'd discovered the wreck of HMS Triumph after searching for more than 20 years.
A marble statue of the Greek god Pan was found in "backfill" at an archaeological site in Istanbul that probably came from elsewhere in the ancient city.
The deep-learning system is 21 times faster than a human at finding ancient "geoglyphs" in aerial photographs of Peru's Nazca Desert.
Archaeologists in eastern India have unearthed an elephant statue thought to date to the third century B.C., when the region was mainly Buddhist.
Hurling spear-thrower projectiles at archery targets revealed that these loops may have been finger grips.
Archaeologists have excavated subterranean rooms and a tunnel under an early church in Istanbul, formerly Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire.
Is the longest-lasting civilization China, ancient Egypt or Mesopotamia? Here's a look at the evidence for each of these enduring cultures.
The elaborate leather saddle is dated from between roughly 700 B.C. and 400 B.C. and may be the earliest ever found.
The ancient remains of at least 10 birds have been found at a temple of Isis in the Roman city of Pompeii, indicating that birds were a key feature of worshipping the goddess.
Archaeologists have discovered a 5,400-year-old stone tomb beside a prominent lone mountain in southern Spain, indicating it was a local focus for the prehistoric people of the region.
Archaeologists have found the remains of dozens of people in a roughly 7,000-year-old stone tomb in Oman.
Archaeologists in Hungary have unearthed a 2,000-year-old collection of medical tools, including forceps and scalpels. They think the tools belonged to a physician from the Roman Empire who had traveled beyond its frontiers to treat patients.