The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, which is being inaugurated by French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday, is the centerpiece of Marseille’s turn as the European Capital of Culture […]
The remains of a Tudor warship that sank more than 400 years ago will be displayed along with thousands of its artifacts for the first time at a new British […]
Danish museum officials say that an archaeological dig last year has revealed 365 items from the Viking era, including 60 rare coins.
After a massive, five-year restoration project involving 35,000 workers, scientists, historians and artisans, Sungnyemun, Korea’s top-ranked national treasure, finally reopened to the public this week.
He may be the only icon that the United States and Cuba, longtime nemeses, both claim as their own. When he received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954, many […]
For centuries it was thought to be a legend, a city of extraordinary wealth mentioned in Homer, visited by Helen of Troy and Paris, her lover, but apparently buried under […]
A small housing estate of deceptively spacious detached dwellings, with excellent rural views and many period features – including central hearth and convenient smoke hole – is under construction in […]
Watch the video: Newsy ‘Gate to Hell’ unearthed by archaeologists in Turkey. The fabled gate to the underworld, discovered in Turkey, is referred to in legend as Pluto’s Gate. The […]
The British Museum will play host to some of the most extraordinary archaeological remains in the world in an exhibition starting on Thursday. The relics are preserved parts of the […]
Experts are restoring the bones of a 12ft (3.6m) dinosaur unearthed on the Isle of Wight.