The UN condemned as a war crime the Islamic State group's bulldozing of the ancient city of Nimrud.
Although the alignments likely had symbolic meanings, the solstice sun could also have served a practical purpose, helping architects build the Taj Mahal and its gardens precisely.
Archaeologists surveying the sandstone quarries in Egypt discover a rare wall relief showing an unidentified pharaoh.
From a mysterious Greek tomb to the search for Amelia Earhart, a handful of surprising finds are likely to be uncovered in 2015.
From a mysterious Greek tomb to revelations about King Richard, 2014 was a big year for big finds.
Amateurish drawings on a 2,400-year-old coffin likely reflected a dearth of master painters in Egypt.
The cemetery was found in the city of Kucha, located in present-day northwest China. Ten tombs were found, seven of which were large brick structures.
The recently uncovered mosaic in a mysterious Greek tomb may be the clearest depiction of the famous ruler as a young man.
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