In this vast plain of the Al Harrah desert, stretching from Syria across north-eastern Jordan and into Saudi Arabia, ancient drawings are carved into volcanic basalt rock.
Archaeologists in Peru have uncovered a giant drawing of what appears to be a cat on a hillside in Nazca.
The collection of 425 whole gold coins, most dating to the Abbasid period around 1,100 years ago, was was a “extremely rare” find, said Israel Antiquities Authorities archaeologists.
Archaeologists believe the war ship had up to 35 rowers and could have carried up to 100 men on board
Paestum becomes the first of Italy’s famous archaeological sites to reopen following the pandemic lockdown
The lost port city of Ed Dur, once buried in sand, was discovered in the 1970s in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain in the United Arab Emirates.
A group of amateur ‘artefact detectives’ in Iraq are on a mission to return countless historical items taken from their country over the years.
The wooden coffins with mummies inside were discovered in two layers, and were all exceptionally painted and preserved. The coffins will undergo restoration before being moved to a showroom at the Grand Egyptian Museum.
The ancestor's face has been reconstructed from a skull found in Ethiopia and is the direct ancestor of the skeleton, Lucy, found in 1974.
General Charles-Etienne Gudin was killed on the battlefield in 1812 during the French Emperor's doomed invasion of Russia.
Archaeologists from Bradford University in the U.K. discovered traces of a lost settlement in the North Sea.