Remains of the great ruler's father are not in the same tomb, but may instead be in one nearby, new research says.
Roman concrete, one of the world's most durable compounds, closely resembles the rock formed in the depths of a dormant supervolcano in Italy.
The 2,000-year-old Roman ship had been carrying parts to build an entire roof and had been packed meticulously.
The 23-foot wooden machine, powered by slaves deep in the stadium's belly delivered wolves, boars and even antelopes to do battle with gladiators.
An ancient tombstone names a woman, but a male body was found beneath.
Palmyra, a world heritage site, is in danger of being bulldozed by ISIS who just captured the city. Continue reading →
An ancient Egyptian temple first recorded and described between 1906 and 1925 and then forgotten has been located.
The striking bronze, enamel and glass brooch dates back to the Iron Age.
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