The aqueduct, created more than 2,000 years ago, had long been one of the city's principal sources of water.
An iconic Bronze Age girl who was buried in Denmark about 3,400 years ago came from a foreign land, a new analysis of her hair and teeth suggests.
An ancient Egyptian temple first recorded and described between 1906 and 1925 and then forgotten has been located.
Archaeologists have discovered a gold-filled Ming Dynasty tomb of Lady Mei, who went from being a concubine to become a political and military strategist.
Incestuous marriages were common among ancient Egyptian royalty and now a study shows there's physical evidence of the practice.
Until now, little was known about Hosn Niha, a Roman-Byzantine village located in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Continue reading →
The newly found wreck had carried 10,000 gold coins and massive gold jewelry — a treasure estimated to be worth more than $150 million today.
The Hanneke Wrome was one of two ships that left Luebeck, Germany, for Tallinn, Estonia, on Nov. 11, 1468 loaded with gold coins and jewelry. Continue reading →
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