US archaeologist is recognised for her work tracking down antiquities and combating looting from ancient sites
Exclusive: Like a Greek Pompeii, the city in Sicily remained at least partially intact despite the slaughter of its inhabitants
After years of negotiations, the man's bones have been handed back to Aboriginal tribal groups, to be returned to their original burial place
The 'once in a lifetime' discovery in Fourni now makes up 12 per cent of all shipwrecks ever found in the country's waters
Archaeologists have found dozens of ‘ritual protection’ marks literally burnt into the timber uprights holding up the roof
Archaeologists have been excavating the ancient site of Tall el Hammam
The vessel, part of Henry V's embryonic 'Royal Navy', is believed to be entombed beneath the River Hamble
According to paleontologists from the University of Michigan, one local farmer may have made an epic fossil find.
When most of us think of Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, we think of moai, the 887 magnificent statues that guard its shores. But the mystery of BBC4's Easter Island: Mysteries of a Lost World wasn't how these monoliths were made, or how they were moved into place (aliens, obviously) or even whether the ancient Rapa Nui people were responsible for their own decline, it's why the myths have persisted for so long.
The fire-pit found near Tel-Aviv could hold the secret to the beginnings of social culture among early humans
Sculptures of marble heads, a bronze bust of Alexander the Great and bronze statuettes of the gods form part of the collection
Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient cemetery thought to contain the tombs of 16 pharaohs
New study reveals proof for first time of how cats became ‘domesticated’
Druids and archaeologists battle it out at Stonehenge’s new £27m centre
Contractors have stumbled upon an ancient skeleton while digging a sewer trench in Norton-on-Derwent, near Malton. The skeleton is thought to be of either Roman or pre-historic origin.
The brick footings of two huts were revealed as workmen were digging up one of the former code-breaking centre's car parks