Archaeologist Mick Aston, who played a key role in developing the Time Team series for British television, has died.
Israel’s Antiquities Authority says archaeologists have unearthed two 9,500-year-old figurines near Jerusalem that help shed light on religion and society during the stone age, drawing parallels with similar discoveries at Gobeklitepe, a Neolithic site in Turkey that produced the world’s oldest known man-made religious structure. Archaeologists unearthed the two rare figurines last week in Tel Motza […]
The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt. There are 138 pyramids discovered in Egypt as of 2008. Most were built as tombs for the country’s Pharaohs and their consorts during the Old and Middle Kingdom periods. The earliest known Egyptian pyramids are found at Saqqara, northwest of Memphis. The earliest among these is the Pyramid of Djoser (constructed 2630 BCE–2611 […]
Italian archaeologists believe that they have found the real skeleton of Mona Lisa. For years people have been wondering about the secret behind Mona Lisa’s smile. Some people believe that it was Leonardo Da Vinci who put the smile on her face by using his painting techniques, some people believe that it was Leonardo Da Vinci […]
Under a canopy of elegant Italian pines, the foundations of a mini Roman Coliseum are at once unmistakable and exhilarating.
Under swirling clouds, its four-story hull illuminated by lanterns tied to its masts, the massive warship sinks beneath the waves. For more than two centuries, Peter Monamy’s dramatic painting was one of the few images available of the tragic end of HMS Victory, which mysteriously disappeared, along with its crew of 1,100 men, one stormy night in 1744. Now, however, shipwreck salvage company Odyssey promises to fill out the picture