The Dark Ages have been dispelled from Room 41 of the British Museum – and in more ways than one. The gallery devoted to the spectacular Sutton Hoo treasure and Europe AD 300–1100 reopens this week after
The shipwrecks of some seafaring cultures have never been found—but not for lack of looking. Finding modern ships lost at sea, even with the help of radar, sonar, and satellites, can be a herculean task.
This piece was published on 21 February, 2014. 12 July, 2016 marks 90 years since the death of Gertrude Bell. As grand reopenings go, it may prove to be a somewhat low-key affair. A decade after its 5,000-year-old
The archaeologists said he was over the age of 20 Archaeologists have discovered a 900-year-old murder victim during a dig at the Scottish Seabird Centre in East Lothian. They found the skeleton of a man
At the heart of a $600 million complex of Miami condominium and office towers, a network of holes in the ground has provided new insight into the people who were there first. The holes lay out the foundations
Archaeologists from around the UK have been examining a hoard of treasures unearthed in a 4,000-year-old tomb on Dartmoor. Prehistoric jewellery, animal pelts and beads made of amber were among the finds