Turkish Looters Explode Open 2,600-Year-Old Lycian Rock-Cut Tombs

Hoping, perhaps, to lay their hands on something comparable to the famed Elmali Treasures, looters used explosives to break through the entrance of a 2,500-year-old Lycian rock-cut…

The largest Roman mosaic discovery in London in fifty years was made

The largest expanse of Roman mosaic found in London for more than half a century has been unearthed at a site believed to have been a venue…

An Incredible 11,500-Year-Old Wooden House, Discovered In Britain

This 11,500-year-old wooden cabin, 6,000 years older than Stonehenge, is one of the most important buildings in Great Britain. It served as a shelter from the winds…

Mummified Mice Found in Colorful 2,000-year-old Egyptian Tomb

Mummified humans are a familiar discovery in Egypt, and recently come to light are mummified cats, dogs, and falcons. But mice? Yes, dozens of preserved mice were…

Tomb of King Tut Finally Reopened after a Decade Spent Repairing Tourist Damage

After nearly a decade devoted to restoration, the tomb of King Tutankhamun, the world’s most famous pharaoh, has been unveiled anew. Unfortunately, the tourist excitement had taken…

Tomb of Kaires the ‘Keeper of the Secret’ and the Pharaoh’s ‘Sole Friend’ Unearthed in Egypt

The Czech Institute of Egyptology has announced an amazing discovery, that was made during their ongoing work near a pyramid in the deserts of Egypt. They have…

1,400-Year-Old Chinese Tomb Provides Clues to Sui Dynasty Culture

During excavations at Anyang, a city in central China’s Henan province , archaeologists from the Anyang Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology discovered a centuries-old tomb that dates back to…

A 500-Year-Old Skeleton Wearing Thigh-High Leather Boots Was Unearthed In London

Leather was a highly-valuable material during the Tudor era in the U.K., which makes this discovery all the more unusual. The skeleton of a man that is…

40-Million-Year-Old Tools Were Discovered From In a Gold Mine From California

Miners unearthed hundreds of stone artifacts and human remains deep inside their tunnels at Table Mountain and other areas in the gold mining region in the mid-nineteenth…

The sacred boat: Ships of the gods of ancient Egypt

A sacred boat, in Ancient Egypt, was a river boat used as a means of transportation at funerals and in the religious sphere, elevated to a symbol of…