Scuba divers have discovered the largest trove of gold coins ever found off Israel’s Mediterranean coast – about 2,000 pieces dating back more than 1,000 years, the country’s antiquities authority […]
The four surviving original copies of the 1215 Magna Carta have been brought together for the first time in London.
For the first time, words have been read from a burnt, rolled-up scroll buried by Mount Vesuvius in AD79. The scrolls of Herculaneum, the only classical library still in existence, […]
Restoring a historic building to its original shape usually starts with taking detailed measurements of all of its elements – doors, windows, stairs, chimneys – so they can be taken […]
One of the world’s most important holdings of Asian and American art is now online, giving anyone with an Internet connection unprecedented access to the entire collection of the Arthur […]
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed the tomb of a previously unknown queen, Egyptian officials say.
A stone tool found at an archaeological dig in Turkey has been dated to 1.2 million years ago, making it quite possibly the oldest known object of its kind in […]