One of the most spectacular regions in Saudi Arabia has undergone a transformation, putting it right to the top of the must-visit list.
The 2,000-year-old scroll is the first discovery of its kind since the unearthing of the Dead Sea Scrolls more than 70 years ago.
The shell, thought to be around 18,000 years old, was found during the excavation of a cave with prehistoric wall paintings in France - and it still works.
Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient treasure trove of tombs, coffins and mummies in a vast necropolis south of Cairo in Egypt.
A fast-food eatery at Pompeii has been excavated, helping to reveal dishes that were popular for the citizens of the ancient Roman city who were partial to eating out.
The bones of the two Roman men have given clues as to their social status, with one body thought to be a slave due to the compressed discs in his spine.
The archaeological city of Al Ain is located along the north-eastern border of the Rub’ Al Khali desert in the UAE.
In this vast plain of the Al Harrah desert, stretching from Syria across north-eastern Jordan and into Saudi Arabia, ancient drawings are carved into volcanic basalt rock.
Archaeologists in Peru have uncovered a giant drawing of what appears to be a cat on a hillside in Nazca.
The collection of 425 whole gold coins, most dating to the Abbasid period around 1,100 years ago, was was a “extremely rare” find, said Israel Antiquities Authorities archaeologists.
Archaeologists believe the war ship had up to 35 rowers and could have carried up to 100 men on board
Paestum becomes the first of Italy’s famous archaeological sites to reopen following the pandemic lockdown
The lost port city of Ed Dur, once buried in sand, was discovered in the 1970s in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain in the United Arab Emirates.
A group of amateur ‘artefact detectives’ in Iraq are on a mission to return countless historical items taken from their country over the years.
The wooden coffins with mummies inside were discovered in two layers, and were all exceptionally painted and preserved. The coffins will undergo restoration before being moved to a showroom at the Grand Egyptian Museum.