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IN PICTURES: Tower of human skulls casts new light on Aztecs

Sunday, 02 July 2017

A tower of human skulls unearthed beneath the heart of Mexico City has raised new questions about ......

Egyptian archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Minya province

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in catacombs in Minya province, south of Cairo, ......

Archaeologist points to hidden monument in Jordan’s Petra

Saturday, 11 June 2016

Satellite and drone images have led to a new discovery in the ancient city of Petra - a massive ......

Ancient tools show mysterious humans occupied Indonesian island

Saturday, 16 January 2016

The diminutive prehistoric human species dubbed the “Hobbit” that inhabited the isle of ......

Saudi rock art now a UNESCO world heritage site

Sunday, 05 July 2015

The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO inscribed rock art in the Hail region on the World Heritage ......

UK sets up ‘Indiana Jones-style’ team to rescue historic sites from ISIS

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Britain will set up a team of “rescue archaeologists,” mirroring the fictional ......

Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

Sunday, 26 April 2015

The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in ......

Dozens of dinosaur eggs found at construction site in China

Thursday, 23 April 2015

The Chinese city that holds the world record for largest number of dinosaur eggs has added to its ......

5,000-year-old skeletons found in India

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Four complete human skeletons thought to date back some 5,000 years have been discovered in an ......

Oldest human fossil unearthed in Ethiopia

Thursday, 05 March 2015

Researchers believe a 2.8 million-year-old jawbone found in Ethiopia may be the oldest human fossil ......

U.S. archaeologists discover 18th dynasty tomb in Egypt

Wednesday, 04 March 2015

An ancient tomb belonging to Amenhotep, guard of the temple of Egyptian deity Amun, has been ......

ISIS museum vandals in Iraq video identified

Sunday, 01 March 2015

Three “ISIS criminals” accused of destroying and looting priceless artifacts from a ......

Divers find record trove of Fatimid-era gold coins in Mediterranean

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Scuba divers have discovered the largest trove of gold coins ever found off Israel’s ......

Crane crashes into ancient tomb in Egypt

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

A centuries-old tomb in southern Egypt was partly demolished when a crane lifting blocks of sculpted ......

Ancient scrolls charred in Vesuvius eruption come to life

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

The contents of hundreds of papyrus scrolls that were turned into charcoal in the eruption of ......

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