The inscription names 20 Medieval killers allegedly involved in the murder of Prince Andrey Bogolyubsky.
When fire collapsed a settlement into a river, silt and clay preserved signs of life some 3,000 years ago.
An explicit portrait of a god of fertility shows signs of a disease that would have rendered him infertile.
A ring with a rose-colored stone constitutes evidence for direct interactions between the Vikings and the Islamic world.
Apparently ground up bone powder from the skulls of martyrs was an ingredient in sought after medicines.
Divers find nearly 40 metal ingots from a shipwreck off the coast of Sicily that was lost in the sixth century.
Remains of an ancient settlement have been found on the bottom of the Aegean sea off the small island of Delos.
A wreck of a U.S. World War II plane found in Italia brings back a forgotten story of death and survival.
The skeleton of a girl buried face down, meant as a punishment in the afterlife, is found by archaeologists in Italy.
A mummy previously suspected to be a fake, in fact contains the remains of a human fetus, CT scanning reveals.
The 2,000-year-old stonemason's chisel may have been used in the construction of the holy site for both Muslims and Jews.
Syria echoes the main advances made by humankind such as the birth of the first villages and what is believed to be the world's first alphabet.
The bones reveal signs they were used in medical schools during a time when two men murdered to supply the schools with fresh corpses.
Published online for the first time, these historic final wishes are part of the most comprehensive collection of probate records spanning nearly five centuries of history, between 1384 and 1858.
One statue depicts a snake, the other Kerberos, the three-headed dog which, according to myth, guarded the Gates of Hell.
The body, sealed for 2,600 years until this week, may be a relative of the legendary fifth king of Rome.
After delays caused by an overnight storm, a potentially dangerous operation began to lift the Costa Concordia wreck.
Aerial photographs of the remote island where Amelia Earhart may have survived after crash landing have resurfaced in a New Zealand museum.
This rare British aircraft was named by the speed that it could suddenly appear, strike and then disappear.
The ancient Plutonium, a poisonous cave found in Turkey, was believed in Greco-Roman mythology to be the portal to hell.
Cardinal Angelo Scola, the 71-year-old archbishop of Milan, Italy, has already gained the support of some 40 cardinals.