The 6,000-year-old “Stargazer,” which Turkey alleges was looted, once belonged to disgraced antiquities collector Michael Steinhardt.
Mysterious 30-Foot-Long Tunnel Found Inside Giza Pyramid
Scholars don’t know exactly how the 4,500 year-old-pyramid was built, but the new finding could offer valuable clues.
Peruvian Man Found With Mummy He Called a “Spiritual Girlfriend”
The man was caught carrying “Juanita” in a food delivery backpack.
Could This Be the First-Known Ancient Roman Dildo?
For 40 years, the 2nd-century wooden object was considered a sewing and knitting tool.
Metal Detector Hobbyists Get a Museum Show in Denmark
The Hunt for Denmark’s Past at the National Museum of Denmark gathers some of amateurs’ and hobbyists’ most remarkable finds.
Controversial New Law Prompts Greek Museums to Shutter
The legislation gives institutions more autonomy but less government support for efforts like fundraising and generating revenue.
Archaeologists Find Possible Remains of Temple of Poseidon
The site matches descriptions by the Ancient Greek historian Strabo, who wrote about the shrine more than 2,000 years ago.
Man Holding His Penis Is Early Example of Ancient “Narrative” Art
The 11,000-year-old wall relief discovered in Southeastern Turkey may reflect humans’ changing roles in the natural world during the Neolithic Revolution.
“Long-Lost” 1,000-Year-Old Mural Resurfaces in Peru
Huaca Pintada comprises a rare mixture of elements of two northern Peruvian civilizations.
Ancient Romans Snacked on Pizza at the Colosseum
An archeological exploration of the amphitheater’s sewers and water systems uncovered remnants of meat, vegetables, olives, nuts, and yes, pizza.
Child Who Lived 8,000 Years Ago May Have Been Buried With a Wolf
Archaeologists excavated the burial site in eastern Finland, shedding light on Stone Age funerary practices.
Vandals Who Graffitied Petroglyphs in Nevada Sent to Prison
The White River Narrows rock art is considered sacred by Native American peoples in the region.