Excavations of the tomb of ancient Egyptian queen Meret-Neith reveal she was an influential figure with "unusually high levels of authority," but experts are divided about whether she actually reigned.
Mount Vesuvius' eruption in A.D. 79 carbonized hundreds of scrolls and papyri in the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum. Now, AI has decoded part of a scroll.
These ancient 'mummy portraits' provide a window into ancient Egyptian life and culture.
Human violence in the Middle East has ebbed and flowed since 12000 B.C., with spikes in the Copper and Iron ages and a lull in the Bronze Age, new research finds.
A 7.5-foot-tall statue of a man clutching his penis was unearthed at one of the oldest temple sites in Turkey.
Research suggests cannibalism was a funerary rite for the Magdalenian people in northwest Europe, but others preferred to bury their dead.
Paintings of sea-centaurs, the hellhound Cerberus and other mythical beings cover a 2,200-year-old tomb unearthed near Naples in Italy.
The WWII catapult, designed to launch bomber planes in southeastern England, was never used.
The ancient Greek statues were assumed to be spotlessly white, but a new study reveals that the Parthenon Sculptures once burst with color.
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