To this day, Pompeii's famous ruins are a source of wonder and mystery to countless visitors.
Archaelogical findings including fossilised bones and artefacts covering almost two million years of human evolution are on show at the Georgian National Museum as part of its exhibition ‘Stone Age…
A team of scientists at the University of Kentucky working with biblical scholars in Jerusalem have succeeded in revealing the contents of what looks like a lump of…
The face of Peru's Lord of Sipan has finally been unmasked some 1,900 years after his death, all thanks to technology, which has built a 3D reconstruction of the ancient warrior's face.
A replica of the famous prehistoric Lascaux cave in southern France has been created thanks to 3D technology, that allows for the look, feel and smell of the original to come to life.
Eighty bodies have been unearthed in Athens necropolis, but the mysterious circumstances of their burial suggest a complex story
Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a canal system under a temple in the Mayan ruins of Palenque that experts believe could be a symbolic
A rare Roman era mosaic has been discovered in Cyprus during excavations in the coastal city of Larnaca.
A team in Israel has unearthed an ancient cemetery, which it says will unravel the mystery of the Philistines.
Researchers analysing a Philistine cemetery in Ashkelon in Israel say the ancient biblical people may have to be reassessed as being far more cultured than once…
Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…
For over a century since it was found in an ancient shipwreck, scientists have been scratching their heads over the exact function of the Antikythera mechanism, named after the Greek island off which
Archaeologists in Israel have recovered bronze statues and thousands of coins from a merchant ship that sank off the Mediterranean coast some 1,600 years ago during the late Roman…
The Italian city of Rome is to open its first archaeological metro station. Ancient Roman ruins and mosaics have been discovered during work on the
Archaeologists have uncovered a haul of treasures while diving in Israel. Statues and thousands of coins are among the haul, located in an ancient
Archaeologists have clashed at a conference in Cairo over whether or not there could be secret burial chambers behind Tutankhamun’s tomb. British
A Russian orchestra played in the ruins of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday. Hundreds of people listened to musicians from St
Playing for Syria, in Syria: Russia’s Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra has staged a surprise classical music concert in the Roman amphitheatre in Palmyra
Pompeii’s Antiquarium Museum has reopened after 36 years. Its new exhibition includes a vivid audio-visual recreation of the moment the ancient city
Archaeologists have discovered the fossilised remains of a mother cradling a baby in Taiwan.
A new archeological find in Turkey has surprised scientists by giving surprising prescriptive advice. The 2,400 year-old skeleton mosaic found in
The Russian military said on Thursday (April 21) it had completed the demining of the ancient part of the Syrian city of Palmyra, recaptured by
The original arch in Palmyra may have been destroyed on October 5th, but a five metre high replica has gone on show in Trafalgar Square in London
The huge spherical stone which was discovered last month in the Podubravlje forest in Bosnia is puzzling the scientific community. The half-buried
Egypt has invited archaeologists from all over the world to examine new analysis of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Scientists
Russian military engineers are preparing for an unusual mission
The noose is tightening round the so called Islamic State fighters. That’s how some analysts interpret the fact the Syrian army has retaken the city
Drone footage shows aerial views of the city of Palmyra after Syrian government forces — with international support — recaptured the site from the