The 500-year-old statue of a woman unearthed in Mexico has a surprisingly familiar head ornamentation.
The world-famous Roman amphitheater could be about to become the ultimate restoration project.
A nail thought to have been used during the crucifixion of Jesus himself has been found inside a hidden chamber.
Pieces of wood retrieved from the pyramid 100 years ago have turned up in a box at the University of Aberdeen.
Archaeologists in Mexico have unearthed new sections of a terrifying structure made from human skulls.
Celebrated physicist Sir Isaac Newton had a keen interest in alchemy, the pyramids and the end of days.
Prof Ken Dark believes that he has identified the home where Jesus once lived beneath a convent in Nazareth.
Scientists have uncovered the remarkably well-preserved remains of a medieval man with an iron sword.
Egyptian authorities have revealed another significant discovery at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo.
Archaeologists have discovered 12th-Century stone markings that were created to ward off evil spirits.
A team of researchers has discovered a mysterious stone formation beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
A woman who blamed stolen artefacts from Pompeii for years of bad luck has returned the items to the site.
Scientists have discovered the preserved brain cells of a man who died during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.
The haul of several dozen coffins - with mummies inside most of them - is thought to date back 2,600 years.
Archaeologists have discovered 13 ancient Egyptian coffins that have remained untouched since antiquity.
New research suggests that some victims of the plague were buried face down to stop them rising from the dead.
Back when the entire monument was intact, Stonehenge had some seriously impressive acoustics.
The SpaceX CEO sparked controversy and debate recently after posting up a rather unusual Tweet.
A 3,000-year-old clay figurine found in China bears more than a passing resemblance to the pigs from Angry Birds.
Two Egyptian sarcophagi dating back 3,000 years have been found to contain something rather unexpected.