Western outrage over fears ISIL will raze Palmyra’s cultural patrimony has handed the radicalists valuable propaganda, an expert has claimed.
Archaeologists are hard at work sifting through the dirt at a dig in Imiri, south-eastern Georgia. The scientists believe that the site contains
Police in the Peruvian capital Lima clashed with residents during the eviction of thousands who had illegally occupied a cemetery which dates from
History returns home as 2.3million euros worth of smuggled antiquities arrived in back in Egypt. Some 123 artifacts were seized by US customs as part
The self-proclaimed Islamic State has released a video apparently confirming the destruction of Nimrud, one of Iraq’s greatest archaeological
The Chauvet Cave in southern France is one of the most famous prehistoric rock art sites in the world. It was discovered in 1994, but most of the
The British Museum in London has a new exhibition examining Ancient Greece’s preoccupation with the body beautiful, and the influence sculptures have
Israeli archaeologists have unearthed ancient Egyptian beer vessels in Tel Aviv. The fragments of brewing basins indicate that Egyptians more than
It is set to become a shrine for literary pilgrims worldwide. For underneath a 17th century convent in Madrid, investigators believe they have found
What is believed to be the tomb of a Celtic prince from the 5th century has been discovered in the Aube region of eastern France. It was uncovered
Central America’s largest wilderness area may be about to give up some of the secrets of a rumoured giant monkey god, and one of the world’s most
Financial police seize nearly 6 million euros in assets from Marcello Fiori. The former commissioner of the Pompeii archaeological site is implicated in a tendering scandal.
The Syrian government has denounced Turkey’s operation to remove the remains of Suleyman Shah – the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire
A rare archaeological find in southern Greece has unearthed the skeletons of a 6,000-year-old couple, locked in an embrace.
The remains were
Excavations in the crypt of a Madrid church to recover the remains of celebrated author Miguel de Cervantes have uncovered bone fragments and coffin
A record haul of stolen archaeological treasures worth up to 50 million euros has been put on display by police in Rome. The 5,361 vases, bronze
An archaeological dig has got underway in southern Spain in a quest to uncover the remains of one of the country’s most renowned 20th century
Archaeologists have found skeletal remains inside a limestone grave at a vast ancient tomb in Greece dating to Alexander the Great’s era, the most
Archaeologists unearthed the missing head of one of the two sphinxes found guarding the entrance of an ancient tomb in Greece’s northeast, as the