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September 11, 2014

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9:26 PM | Female Greek Guard Statues Fully Revealed
Greek archaeologists excavating the large and mysterious burial mound in Amphipolis have now revealed the full body of the two figures unearthed on Saturday, showing the sculptures’ great artistic value. Continue reading →
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7:25 PM | Armor Made of Bones Found in Bronze Age Grave
Analysis is underway to determine what kind of animal bones were used for the armor, but it was likely assembled with bones from elk, deer and horse. Continue reading →

September 10, 2014

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7:20 PM | Lost Ship from Ill-Fated Arctic Quest Discovered
Canadian authorities have released sonar images that show the skeleton of one of the two ships lost during the Franklin Expedition.
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4:33 PM | Stonehenge 'Smiley Face,' Other Features Detected Underground
The unusual feature emerged as archaeologists scanned a 7.4-square-mile area around Stonehenge.Continue reading →

September 09, 2014

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11:30 AM | 3,000-Year-Old Golden Bowl Hides Grisly Tale
The bowl was uncovered just beyond the fingertips of a dead soldier and two of his comrades, who were crushed under bricks and burned building material.

September 07, 2014

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5:39 PM | Female Sculptures Guard Mysterious Tomb in Greece
Two female sculptures are uncovered in a Greek tomb that dates to the time of Alexander the Great. Continue reading →
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5:30 PM | Female Sculptures Revealed in Greek Tomb: Photos
See finely carved female figures found in a mysterious tomb in Macedonia.

September 05, 2014

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11:00 PM | Ancient Roman Jewelry Found Under Shop
The bracelets and necklaces, representing one of the finest collection of Roman jewelry, were buried in Colcester, U.K., by a terrified Roman woman. Continue reading →
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7:50 PM | Mosaics Revealed at Alexander the Great-Era Tomb
No graves (including Alexander’s) have been discovered yet at the Kasta Hill site at Amphipolis in Macedonia, but new finds are increasing interest around the excavation. Continue reading →

September 02, 2014

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9:00 PM | Psychedelic Culture Tripped Circa 500 A.D.
Mind-altering substances were all the rage 1,500 years ago, at least among certain elite members of a South American society.

August 28, 2014

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4:56 PM | Unique 2000-Year-Old Wooden Toilet Seat Found
The artifact had been well used by Roman soldiers and looks as though it was quite comfortable. Continue reading →

August 27, 2014

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7:00 PM | World's Oldest Wine Cellar Fueled Palatial Parties
Forty wine jars were found within the remains of a mud-brick-walled room in Israel.
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5:19 PM | 2,700-Year-Old Phoenician Shipwreck Discovered
A Phoenician trading ship dating to 700 B.C. is discovered off the island of Malta. The wreck is one of the oldest ever found in the Mediterranean Sea. Continue reading →

August 26, 2014

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8:02 PM | Tomb Raiders Likely Plundered Ancient Greek Site
A suspicious door leads archaeologists to believe Greece's mystery tomb was robbed. Continue reading →
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8:00 PM | Greek Tomb Shows Signs of Looting: Photos
Greek archaeologists excavate the massive burial mound in Amphipolis and find evidence that tomb raiders plundered the site.

August 22, 2014

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4:10 PM | Oldest Metal Object in Middle East Discovered in Grave
A copper awl is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East.

August 21, 2014

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6:03 PM | Sphinxes Emerge From Huge Ancient Greek Tomb
The seated, wingless sphinxes were likely placed there to guard the large burial site. Continue reading →
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1:15 PM | 2,800-Year-Old Zigzag Art Found in Greek Tomb
Several pottery vessels found beside the sarcophagus and 13 more inside a niche in the tomb.

August 18, 2014

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4:12 PM | King Richard III Feasted on Wine and Swans
Analysis of the chemistry in the bones of the late king reveal his elitist diet. Continue reading →

August 15, 2014

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4:01 PM | Ancient Maya Cities Found in Jungle
No other site has so far been located in this area, which extends over some 1800 square miles in the Mexican jungle.
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3:30 PM | Ancient Cities Found in Mexican Jungle: Photos
One of the cities featured an extraordinary facade with an entrance representing the open jaws of an earth monster.
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