The ornate dagger unearthed at the battlefield near a Swiss mountain gorge was found by an amateur archaeologist using a metal detector.
Scientists discovered a 3-foot-long tusk roughly 10,000 feet below the ocean's surface. Mammoth fossils rarely wind up there.
An unsuspecting diver spotted the treasure while on a scuba dive in the Meditteranean Sea near the port city of Haifa.
The brothers-in-law were snorkeling with masks and flippers when they uncovered one of the greatest sets of Roman gold coins found in Europe.
The archaeology team began excavating the great city, known as the 'Rise of Aten,' in September 2020 and have unearthed entire neighborhoods.
A TikTok from true crime account @mysteryteaminc resurfaced a case from the 2000s in which a forged mummy may have been part of a murder case.
The skeletal remains of six bodies have been found off the coast of Massachusetts. It’s thought one of the skeletons is Captain ‘Black Sam’ Bellamy, the pirate captain of the Whydah. The Whydah sank in 1717 and is the only verified pirate shipwreck in the world. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
The well-preserved remains of two men have been discovered in the Roman city of Pompeii, near Naples. The two bodies were killed in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD which covered the ancient city in volcanic ash and froze it in time. The bodies are thought to be […]
Archaeologists have been trying to uncover the ancient city of Mahendraparvata for 150 years. The city was one of the first capitals of the Khmer Empire, but it emptied after a new capital was built in Angkor. For centuries, the site has been covered by dense trees that make it […]
The Turkish government has called for the 12,000-year-old city of Hasankeyf to be evacuated by October 8. At that point, the government plans to flood the area with water from the Tigris River – part of a hydroelectric dam project. Eight historic monuments are being moved to a new settlement […]
The remains of British Captain Matthew Flinders have been found under a train station in London. Flinders was the first person to circumnavigate Australia in the early 1800’s. “This is a very exciting moment for Australia,” Australian High Commissioner to the UK, George Brandis said. The remains of British Captain […]
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VIDEO: Digital archaeologists at Lund University in Sweden have put together a 3D reconstruction of a mansion in Pompeii.
The video shows the house in its original state before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD, which destroyed the Roman city.
The researchers think the house belonged to rich banker, Caecilius Iucundus.
VIDEO: Archeologists discovered a second ring of monuments near the original Stonehenge. However, it turned out to be very different from the famous landmark.
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