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.
Ice Age art in Indonesia includes the oldest known figurative cave painting, challenging the view that Europe was the birthplace of art.
A woman's gold pendant and the thigh of a statue are among the items archaeologists recovered in the ancient city of Hippos.
Is there anything left to discover? Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found?
Several pottery vessels found beside the sarcophagus and 13 more inside a niche in the tomb.
Imagine a cave filled with the oldest known human-painted images, dating back over 32,000 years. Trace recaps the highlights of Director Werner Herzog's trip into the ancient Chauvet Cave in "Cave of Forgotten Dreams."
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