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Gold artifacts found in Bronze Age tombs could shed new light on Greek civilisation

Archaeologists have found engaved gold jewellery and gold artifacts in two Bronze Age tombs in Greece that show rare symbols.

19 Dec 2019 3:49 PM

2,100-year-old iPhone found in Russia’s ‘Atlantis’

Archaeologists discover a 2,137-year-old iPhone in a grave of a buried woman in Russian Atlantis.

09 Sep 2019 11:13 AM

Past comes alive

In the age of the Internet, visitors wish museums are digitised, which provides a detailed description about the showpiece.

19 May 2019 3:43 AM

The ancient perfumes of Cyprus

Even before becoming famous as the birthplace of the love goddess Aphrodite, Cyprus was known for its superior quality of perfumes.

13 May 2019 9:02 PM

Egyptian archaeologists find sandstone sphinx in temple at Aswan

The sphinx was discovered at the Kom Ombo temple.

18 Sep 2018 11:50 AM


Fire rages through Rio museum, 200 years of knowledge ‘lost’

Esteemed National Museum in northern Rio, which houses artefacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil.

03 Sep 2018 9:12 AM

Archaeologists dig Native American fort found in Connecticut

They also discovered some artifacts including arrow and spear tips that date back an estimated 3,000 years.

29 Aug 2018 3:56 PM

In find of ancient gold earring, echoes of Greek rule over Jerusalem

Such jewelry might have been worn by wealthy men or women, at the time.

09 Aug 2018 1:55 PM

Training youngsters as tourist guides will create employment, says Modi

He also wondered why the ASI was prohibiting people from clicking photographs at certain monuments.

12 Jul 2018 2:46 PM

Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel

In a rare move, archaeologists and curators at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem rushed to put the piece on public display.

10 Jun 2018 10:02 AM


Archaeologists discover new geoglyphs near Nazca Lines in Peru

Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1994, the Nazca Lines have faced damage by squatters looking for land to settle on.

29 May 2018 6:02 PM

Archaeologists find remains of Roman-era temple in Egypt

It was found near the Siwa Oasis in the western desert

10 May 2018 8:04 PM

Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

It is reportedly the biggest trove of such coins in the southeastern Baltic region.

18 Apr 2018 10:48 AM

Egypt uncovers ancient necropolis south of Cairo

Egypt’s relics are a draw for foreign visitors.

25 Feb 2018 2:24 PM

7400-year-old rice grains found in China

The grains were discovered in a stratum that dates back as early as 7,400 years ago, and a starch granule were also found on the millstone.

19 Feb 2018 6:39 PM


Massive Mayan society discovered under Guatemala jungle

The discoveries included industrial-sized agricultural fields and irrigation canals.

03 Feb 2018 3:51 PM

Old, meet new: Drones, high-tech camera revamp archaeology

Casana and his Dartmouth College colleague Chad Hill are using a drone equipped with a thermal imaging camera and mapping instruments.

26 Nov 2017 8:42 AM

4,000-year-old weapons, lunch box discovered in Switzerland

The site was initially discovered in 2011

15 Oct 2017 7:35 PM

Florida: Ancient Native American canoe uncovered by Hurricane Irma

A photograph happened upon it along the Indian River.

17 Sep 2017 2:20 PM

Tomb of 'China's Shakespeare' Tang Xianzu discovered

Find out more about Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu.

03 Sep 2017 1:49 PM