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August 17, 2016
Greece opens ancient water clock in Athens to visitors
Greek heritage authorities have opened up to the public, for the first time in decades, a landmark 2,000-year-old clock tower ...
August 12, 2016
Dig extended at site of 1750s British, American encampments
An archaeological dig that was supposed to wrap up this week at an 18th century military site has yielded such intriguing ...
August 10, 2016
Chilling mountaintop find may confirm dark Greek legend
Archaeologists have made a sinister discovery at the top of a Greek mountain which might corroborate one of the darkest ...
August 10, 2016
Rare 4th-century mosaic of chariot race found in Cyprus
A mosaic floor dating to the 4th century and depicting scenes from a chariot race in the hippodrome has been uncovered, the ...
July 22, 2016
Site with clues to fate of fabled Lost Colony may be saved
Clues to what became of North Carolina's fabled Lost Colony could lie in a waterfront tract where developers once wanted to ...
July 15, 2016
UNESCO announces 9 new World Heritage Sites
The U.N. cultural agency on Friday placed nine new sites on its World Heritage List, including a medieval Armenian city ...
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 ...