A stash of 1,900-year-old Egyptian mummy paintings is helping researchers understand how ancient artists used a fashionable pigment called Egyptian blue.
Nearly 100,000 works of art are stolen every year. Though the pretty pictures can be hard to move, thieves had a surprisingly easy time taking them.
An ancient Egyptian masterpiece is in fact a fake created in the 19th century, a researcher says.
Ice Age art in Indonesia includes the oldest known figurative cave painting, challenging the view that Europe was the birthplace of art.
A wall painting, dating back over 4,300 years, has been discovered in a tomb located just east of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Until recently, the Dutch seascape simply showed groups of people gathered on a beach in The Hague in the Netherlands.
Previously undetected 16th century paintings are discovered the Temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
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