New research has determined that scroll fragments thought to be blank do in fact contain very faint text.
Archaeologists have unearthed the mummy of a 17th-dynasty teenager in the Egyptian city of Luxor.
An inscribed stone tablet dating back 2,000 years may not be about Jesus' body as was previously believed.
British archaeologists have discovered a treasure trove of shipwrecks, the oldest dating back over 2,000 years.
You can now check out the 5,000-year-old interior of Queen Meresankh III's tomb and it's completely free.
British railway workers have discovered a previously hidden cave that was exposed following a landslip.
Melting ice in Norway has revealed a long-lost Viking-era mountain pass brimming with archaeological discoveries.
Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass has dismissed the idea that the Sphinx was carved from a stationary rock.
A unique rock carving of a 'squatter mantis man' with six limbs has been identified at a site in Iran.
16 Dead Sea Scroll fragments on display at the Museum of the Bible in Washington have been exposed as fakes.
Scientists have discovered the capital of an ancient Maya kingdom in the back yard of a cattle rancher.
A man has been arrested after his truck caused 'incalculable' damage to one of the statues.
Djoser's Step Pyramid has finally been reopened to the public after an extensive restoration effort.
One of the world's oldest swords has been discovered in a display cabinet at an Italian island monastery.
A new radar survey of the young pharaoh's tomb has revealed the possible existence of a hidden room.
An ancient Egyptian board game may have evolved into a conduit through which to contact the other side.
The inhabitants of the pre-Columbian Native American city did disappear for a time, but then they came back.
A huge burial ground filled with mummies and shabti figurines has been discovered at a site south of Cairo.
The voice of an ancient Egyptian man who died 3,000 years ago has been recreated for the first time.
This dire fate awaited the residents of Herculaneum when Mount Vesuvius erupted in the year 79.