An ancient stone carving on the walls of an Egyptian temple depicts the Roman emperor Claudius dressed as an Egyptian pharaoh, wearing an elaborate crown, a team of researchers...
A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael.
Often regarded as ruthless robbers, the Vikings were also impressive mariners capable of traversing the North Atlantic along a nearly straight line.
At first, Gregory Harpel thought the dark-brown object he found was just a stone.
The ark in Darren Aronofksy's forthcoming epic "Noah" was inspired by "going back to what God tells Noah in the Bible," Aronofksy said in recently. But Russell Crowe's Noah...
The skeletons of six cats, including four kittens, found in an Egyptian cemetery may push back the date of cat domestication in Egypt by nearly 2,000 years.
Thieves have pried off a chunk of an ancient fresco of the Greek goddess Artemis from the walls of Pompeii.
Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient staff carved with two realistic human faces in southern Syria.
A Greek archaeologist says she has discovered 20 new burials near Macedonia's ancient capital in northern Greece, and some could tentatively be associated with the early...