Excavations have unearthed an ancient token-based recording system which was believed to have been rendered obsolete by the invention of writing.
London is a city of bridges, but it’s not a City of Bridges. It has never been graced with the elegant arches of Venice or Paris.
A rare, 2000-year-old funeral shroud went on display at a museum in Lima, Peru. The pre-Incan, fragile textile is part of Paracas textiles that Sweden is returning to Peru.
This year marks an important anniversary for American jazz, one that – on a number of occasions – looked like it would never arrive. The legendary Blue Note record label […]
Of all the ongoing commemorations of those who served and fell in the First World War, it is the largest in scope and will perhaps prove to be the most […]
British scientists have discovered a new section of the wall at the Roman port of Ostia, suggesting the city was larger than previously thought.
Lubya, who was named after the wife of the Serbian reindeer herder that found her, has been described as the most complete preserved mammoth in the world.
Irish photographer Mike Sheil says he knew nothing about military history before he began taking photos of World War I battlefields.
Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries.
An extremely rare group of the oldest stone masks dating some 9,000-years-old, which originated in the Land of Israel, is on a display at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.