Radiocarbon dating carried out by experts at the University of Oxford may shed new light on the book's origins.
A controversial papyrus refers quotes Jesus as saying 'my wife.' New research suggests it's authentic.
Islamic State militants on Sunday blew up the ancient temple of Baal Shamin in the UNESCO-listed Syrian city of Palmyra, an official said, the latest in a series of cultural relics to be destroyed by the jihadist group. Continue reading →
A triple murder last month has fueled speculation about a witchcraft-related 'ritual killing,' but that seems unlikely. Continue reading →
In the city of Amritsar lies the holiest shrine in Sikhism, known to most as The Golden Temple.
The parchment with Koran text dates close to the time of the Prophet Muhammad, who is thought to have lived between 570-632 A.D.
The oldest biblical text after the Dead Sea Scrolls is revealed by virtual unwrapping software. Continue reading →
Using 3-D scans of the ground, Japanese researchers found 24 new geoglyphs on the Nazca Plateau in Peru. Continue reading →
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