Ancient quarries under Rome threaten modern buildings and streets with collapse, leading geologists to go underground to map the passageways.
Buddha's birthplace has been found and dated to the 6th century B.C., providing direct evidence for the nativity story of the Buddha himself. Continue reading →
An ancient Egyptian statue turns in its locked museum display case. A new investigation shows why. Continue reading →
'Meat mummies' placed in ancient Egyptian tombs were elaborately prepared as befitted their owners' status.
One statue depicts a snake, the other Kerberos, the three-headed dog which, according to myth, guarded the Gates of Hell.
British researchers believe they've found evidence explaining how the boy king died and, in the process, they made a shocking discovery.
Inside a 2,600-year-old tomb lies the likely remains of a prince from one of the most enigmatic cultures of all time.
The body, sealed for 2,600 years until this week, may be a relative of the legendary fifth king of Rome.
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