Archaeologists have used advanced technology to map out an entire ancient Roman city buried deep underground without any digging.
A hillfort overlooking a tiny Aberdeenshire village has been revealed as one of the largest ancient settlements ever discovered in Scotland.
Dozens of previously-unrecorded Roman, prehistoric and medieval sites have been discovered by archaeology volunteers based at home during the coronavirus lockdown.
A competition has been launched to name a new archaeological dig to locate a lost 10th-Century north-east monastery.
Learning more about pterosaurs, flying reptiles that lived more than 200 million years ago, could help in designing more efficient drones, scientists have said.
Scientists have discovered what they believe to be the first direct evidence of yarn making, dating back more than 40,000 years.
The dating of a fossilised skull of an extinct human species has revealed the specimen to be younger than thought and raised questions about the ancestry of modern humans, scientists have said.
A 10,000-year-old skeleton discovered in Mexico has challenged the “traditional” theory that humans first entered the American continents as a single population, scientists say.
Historians have made a 3D recreation of the elaborate headdress of a real-life Asterix-like resistance fighter whose burial site was discovered on a West Sussex building site.
Early humans were cooking plant-based, carbohydrate-rich foods around 170,000 years ago, according to new evidence.
Genetic data extracted from ancient teeth has shed light on the “evolutionary relationship” between a living orangutan and an extinct giant ape from about two million years ago.
Prehistoric European babies may have been fed animal milk using the equivalent of modern-day baby bottles, according to new evidence uncovered by researchers.
Archaeologists working near a north-east hotel have uncovered evidence of buildings, glass and pottery.
A historic north-east estate played host to aspiring archaeologists as part of an ongoing redevelopment project.
Archaeologists are calling for the public to join in on a historical dig at a north-east estate.
North-east archaeology enthusiasts have joined forces to explore a possible settlement site potentially dating back to the end of the ice age.
Experts have finally managed to shed a light on the origins of this ancient and mysterious golden relic which has baffled archaeologists for more than a century.
Archaeologists have discovered the hand and knee prints of a Pictish metal smith while excavating a settlement in Orkney.
An archaeological dig centered on a 10th Century north-east manuscript will take place next month.
Ancient artifacts recently unearthed in Kenya could rewrite what we know about our early ancestors.
Artefacts dug up during excavations on the Aberdeen bypass have revealed glimpses into the last 15,000 years in the North-east – and raised questions over the area’s past.
A belief that people in the Middle Ages did not live to old-age has been dismissed by an archaeologist.
New images reveal the progress being made in the restoration of historic stones that were removed from a cemetery.
Archaeologists from an Aberdeen university have unearthed artefacts dating back more than 1,000 years.
Aberdeen archaeologists have uncovered artefacts in Alaska which date back more than four centuries.