New Viking discoveries never before seen in public go on show this week as the British Museum opens a major show on the famous pillagers.
Lost for centuries, a rare bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo has mysteriously resurfaced in the Gaza Strip, only to be seized by police and vanish almost immediately from […]
Scientists have discovered the earliest evidence of human footprints outside of Africa, on the Norfolk Coast in the East of England. The footprints are more than 800,000 years old and […]
Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu, in southern Egypt, have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza by at […]
In the 1920s, an urgent call went out to the literati across the Middle East from Arab leaders in Jerusalem: Send us your books so that we may protect them […]
An ancient limestone cave in the rolling countryside east of Tel Aviv has provided a captivating glimpse into humanity’s remote past—the oldest known hearth, around which families periodically cooked their […]
A UNESCO team will travel to Cairo to assess the damage inflicted on a renowned Islamic art museum by a bombing targeting the nearby security headquarters, Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities […]
A new visitor centre at Stonehenge, built to “restore the dignity” of the monument, is to be opened on Wednesday, English Heritage has announced.
More than a million images from books held in the archives of the British Library have been uploaded onto a photo-sharing site.
One of the Four Ancient Books of Wales has appeared online for the first time, the last of them to go live. The 13th Century Book of Aneirin, owned by […]