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.
Drought has pushed major civilizations to their breaking point and beyond.
An ancient Egyptian temple first recorded and described between 1906 and 1925 and then forgotten has been located.
The animal mummification industry that thrived in ancient Egypt held a secret which was not revealed for almost 3,000 years.
Gold is a precious metal associated with power and privilege, two virtues that historically have had absolutely nothing to do with mining or the gold trade.
The pharaohs believed they descended from the gods so inbreeding was seen as a way to retain the sacred bloodline.
Incestuous marriages were common among ancient Egyptian royalty and now a study shows there's physical evidence of the practice.
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