In 79 AD, thousands of Romans were killed when Mt. Vesuvius erupted over a period of two days, covering the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum and burying outlying villas like Stabiae and Oplontis. A new
World COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Her name conjures up Old Nordic tales about heroic accomplishments and that's exactly what Saga this summer did when she stumbled on a pre-Viking-era sword in a southern Sweden
ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered a new treasure in the ruins of Pompeii: a richly painted garden scene in the shrine area of a home that had been buried following the explosion of Mt. Vesuvius
Culture & Exploration Vale do Amanhecer followers believe they have taken on many Earthly roles, including Spartan warriors, Maya princes, and Egyptian leaders. An hour outside Brazil’s futuristic capital,
Worth it? If you're one of the thousands of real people who signed up to drink the putrid stink juice from this summer's black sarcophagus discovery, we've got good news: Scientists found the perfect to
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in central Poland have halted improvements at a city park after archeologists found possibly tens of thousands of remains at the site of an old Evangelical cemetery that
Egyptian archaeologists are preparing to open a huge black sarcophagus unearthed in Alexandria, the city founded by Alexander the Great and where the legendary conqueror himself may be buried. The almost
Untouched for millennia, tomb was found during construction work in Alexandria Archaeologists are preparing to open a large black granite sarcophagus unearthed in the Egyptian port city of Alexandria.
Workers have made an unexpected discovery when demolishing an uninhabited house in France — 600 gold coins. A paramilitary police officer said the workers discovered the coins in the cellar after rattling
By Avi Selk Avi Selk Reporter Email Bio Follow Buried under a pair of hills at Israel's northern border, at the nexus of three ancient kingdoms, is one of the last large biblical sites yet to be uncovered.
A ‘treasure trove’ of ancient artifacts has been discovered at a fort in Scotland that archaeologists believe was razed to the ground by Vikings. Archaeologists at the University of Aberdeen made the finds
Magazine Two decades before Jamestown, settlers arrived in what is now North Carolina. What happened to them is a mystery, but there are some clues. From the English ship Hopewell anchored off the coast
Several horses recently discovered in a 2,000-year-old stable appear frozen in a failed flight to safety from the eruption of Vesuvius. A horse recently found trapped in the ashes of a suburban Pompeii
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea played it safe Friday, repeating a previous vow to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons but failing to provide any specific measures
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered an extremely rare marble head depicting the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. The head, which shows the emperor with wavy hair and a beard, was discovered in the city
Archaeologists in Sweden have uncovered startling evidence of a massacre more than 1500 years ago, when the inhabitants of a small village were struck down in their houses or as they fled along the street,