A bust of a statue believed to depict one of Egypt’s most famous rulers has been lifted out of a Cairo slum.
A joint Egyptian-German team in Cairo, Egypt, have found parts of two statues.
Archaeologists say they have evidence that the self-styled Islamic State were careful to preserve ancient artefacts in Mosul to take as loot – in contrast to their public displays of destruction of…
Urania, the Muse of Astronomy, welcomes passengers at Naples Capodichino Airport.
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Bolivia on Thursday opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales and indigenous peoples in Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian…
A group of international scientists in China have discovered what they say is the oldest known ancestor of humanity.
A significant archeological find could change the was we read the history of Central America.
A small brown pebble found on a Sussex beach could be the first fossilised dinosaur brain tissue ever discovered according to UK scientists.
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.
One of the most ancient lakes in Europe, Lake Ohrid boasts archeological treasures.
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
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