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June 24, 2016
Skeletons, coins found in dig of ancient Pompeii shop
Italian and French archaeologists have discovered four skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop on the ...
June 18, 2016
Spanish police nab 2 in possession of 10,000 stolen artworks
Spanish police say they have arrested one person and are investigating another on suspicion they were involved in the theft ...
June 18, 2016
Restoration done on vessel that sank more than 300 years ago
Archeologists have finished restoring the partial remains of a frigate that was carrying French colonists to the New World ...
June 14, 2016
Archaeologist claims he's found ancient Greek kings' throne
A Greek archaeologist believes he has found a fragment of the lost throne of the rulers of Mycenae, famous from ancient myth ...
June 13, 2016
Ancient urban networks around Angkor Wat discovered
An Australian archaeologist says he and colleagues have found evidence of previously undiscovered medieval urban and ...
June 01, 2016
2,000-year-old handwritten documents found in London mud
They came, they saw, they got down to business. Archaeologists announced Wednesday they have discovered hundreds of writing ...
May 26, 2016
Greek archaeologist claims he's found the tomb of Aristotle
A Greek archaeologist who excavated the birthplace of Aristotle in northern Greece in the 1990s says a destroyed structure ...
May 25, 2016
Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals
Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, ...
May 17, 2016
Dig at theater where Shakespeare worked uncovers a surprise
London's relentless building boom has dug up another chunk of the city's history — one with a surprise for scholars of ...
May 16, 2016
Rome metro line runs into Roman barracks and burial ground
Work to upgrade Rome's public transport has again run up against an ancient problem: archaeological ruins. Culture ministry ...
May 04, 2016
Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship
Researchers say they believe the ship that 18th century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is still ...
May 03, 2016
Remains of Captain Cook's ship likely in Rhode Island harbor
Researchers believe they have found the ship that legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail to around the world ...
April 29, 2016
Park workers in Spain discover huge Roman coin trove
Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what ...
April 28, 2016
France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robot
French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of ...
April 22, 2016
Ancient mosaic featuring 'cheerful' skeleton found in Turkey
Turkey's state-run news agency says archaeologists have unearthed an ancient mosaic featuring a reclining skeleton holding ...
April 19, 2016
Syria's Palmyra arch, destroyed by IS, recreated in London
A 2,000-year-old triumphal arch destroyed by the Islamic State group in Syria has risen again — in replica — in London's ...
March 30, 2016
Syria's Assad rejects 'transitional body' demanded by rebels
Syrian President Bashar Assad has proposed a national unity government and rejected a key opposition demand for a ...
March 28, 2016
Russia to start clearing Palmyra of mines this week
Russia will be sending troops and equipment later this week to demine the archaeological site in the ancient Syrian town of ...
March 24, 2016
The Latest: Russian officer killed near Palmyra in Syria
The Latest on fighting against Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq (all times local): 10:00 p.m. Russian news agencies are ...
March 24, 2016
Syrian army enters IS-held Palmyra, Mosul operation begins
Syrian government forces pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra, where Islamic State militants appeared on the verge of ...