Chinese Australians are part of the intended audience for a lavish new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria on emperor, warrior and art collector Qianlong.
A fossilised jawbone found poking out of the ground in Ethiopia has set the story of human origins back nearly half a million years to a time when early man […]
Explorers think they have found the fabled White City of the Monkey God, after more than five centuries of hunting for the lost civilisation.
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 […]