Prehistoric Europeans used amber as a status symbol, an archaeologist who worked on the study told Newsweek.
The warrior was believed to be aged between 40 and 50 and his right arm had been amputated around the mid-forearm.
More than 500 years ago, a mass sacrifice of 140 children occurred in what is now Peru.
Hieroglyphs on the coffin say it contained a high priestess called Mer-Neith-it-es from 600 BC.
The discovery has a disturbing twist.
Up to 90 percent of the people responsible for Stonehenge disappeared.
Even sites that won't be submerged could be damaged from rapid development.
A look at human history shows what climate change could cause.
Archaeologists are hoping to find what lies beneath the large Mayan temple known as "The Castle."
The engraving, known as a petroglyph, shows a circle with curved, intricate swirling emissions issuing from it.
Excavations show that three individuals were trapped in a raging inferno.
The tower of more than 650 skulls is believed to have struck fear into the Spanish conquistadores who captured the city.
Digital progress is revolutionizing the way we collect footprints.
Did the Germans create Egypt's new "Frankenstein"?
As jihadis use cultural vandalism as a weapon of war, fears are increasing for the country's Greco-Roman heritage.
The head of UNESCO has lambasted the desecration of historic and religious sites by ISIS, comparing them to the Nazis