An examination conducted in Netherland found that a nearly 1000-years-old Buddhist statue from China encases the mummified remains of a monk.
On February 16, 1923, in Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter opened the sealed doorway to the burial chamber of the Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamen. His tomb was nearly intact. All of Carter’s discoveries were eagerly covered by the world’s press.
Mosaics from the late Roman era have been unearthed by treasure hunters, whose identities are not yet know, carried out in a wheat field in the central Anatolian province of Yozgat’s Sorgun district.
Giant television screens will be set up in Leicester city center to allow thousands of people to watch the historic re-interment of Richard III at Leicester Cathedral, Thursday, March 26.
A study by the University of Florida claims to have discovered the first ever evidence for ancient bone surgery found in Peru. Two skeletons from the pre-Colombian site of Kuelap Fortress demonstrate pathology similar to trepanation, which is the surgical practice of drilling holes into bones.
In 1940, in Tanis, Egypt, a French archaeologist Pierre Montet discovered a tomb of a little known pharaoh of the 21st Dynasty of ancient Egypt, Psusennes I. It was believed that with the country weakened, the pharaohs of the 21st Dynasty did not wield much power. However, the discovery of the tomb of Psusennes I disproved this assumption.
A younger, more attractive version of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is currently on view at a new exhibition in Singapore. The owners of the painting say that Leonardo da Vinci himself completed it a decade before his masterpiece in the Louvre.
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The long lost location of Genghis Khan’s final resting place may finally be uncovered through the use of satellite imagery.
The most well known earth cravings in the world are undoubtedly the Nazca Lines of coastal Peru. Yet, scattered across the globe are thousands of other geoglyphs that are equally as impressive.