The unusually large sculpture may have belonged to an unknown ancient Greek temple.
The mosaic, which shows Medusa among motifs of fish and peacocks, was uncovered by students in the city of Merida in Spain.
After years of work, researchers have uncovered a guide to constructing an ancient tool for tracing distances and the stars.
Ancient and medieval peoples may have seen a strange whale behavior that has only recently been documented by scientists, the author of a study told Newsweek.
Receding water levels at a Turkish dam have revealed relics from the ancient Greek city of Scepsis that date back thousands of years.
The head of a Hercules statue has been found in the legendary 2,000-year-old Antikythera shipwreck.
The asteroid is estimated to measure more than 1,100 feet in diameter.
Researchers also found three almost intact World War II wrecks, including two ships and a plane.
Underwater archaeologists also found four other shipwrecks dating from several different historical periods.
The Minoan Civilization, which flourished on the Greek island of Crete in ancient times, is considered by many to be the birthplace of "high culture" in Europe.
Researchers say that the warrior was likely of high status because he and his family were buried more than 16 feet below the ground alongside a trove of valuable items.
The Mycenaean culture was the first advanced civilization to develop on the Greek mainland, centered around the capital of Mycenae.
The Battle of Salamis between the Greeks and Persians is thought of as a turning point in Western civilization.
One member of the group washes her face and eyes in her urine every morning.
In the new "Assassin's Creed Odyssey" DLC, "The Lost Tales of Greece," players will hunt down an impostor. That's just some of what's coming to the May update.
The gruesome execution took place 2,000 years ago on the Greek island of Thasos.
The shipwrecks were discovered off the coast of the island complex of Fourni.
The mosaic's multicolored patterns were painstakingly composed of tiny stones—about 3,000 of them per square foot.
Dhaskalio is a protected site and uninhabited today, but was once widely known for ritual activities.
Bethsaida is purported to be the hometown of apostles Philip, Andrew and Peter.
Most of our historical record about the Phoenicians came from ancient Greeks and Romans—the Phoenician's arch-enemies.
"Finding the bones of the young woman ... should not be surprising."
You'd think people would have noticed earlier.