Hoard of Roman coins found after hiker stumbles across lost ancient site
The site, far from human habitation, today and in Roman times, is unusual because of the amount of coins and the location.
Mississippi drought reveals hidden Civil War relics in river
Riley Bryant discovered rusted Civil War bullets on the previously submerged banks of the Mississippi, as well as a soldier's belt buckle.
Stunning Pictures Show Ancient, Long-Lost Temples Deep Inside Tiger Reserve
The structures were discovered inside Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve during the first expedition in the area for almost 100 years.
Queen Nefertiti's Mummy May Have Been Found, Says Leading Archaeologist
Queen Nefertiti, who may have ruled Egypt before her son, King Tutankhamun, lived around 3,300 years ago. Her tomb has never been found.
Drought Exposes Steamboat That Sunk in Missouri River Over 100 Years Ago
Exceptionally dry weather is revealing previously submerged artifacts around globe, including a steamboat from the 1800s.
Scientists Amazed to Find 1,400-Year-Old Folding Chair in Woman's Grave
The chair was made from iron and is extremely rare, being only the second such piece dating from the early Middle Ages to be found in Germany.
Mayan Ruler Reincarnated as God of Corn in New Discovery
An astonishingly well-preserved stone disk was recently extracted from the Temple of the Sun in Mexico.
Viking-Era Sword Hilt Found in Norway Near Grave of 'Gausel Queen'
Only 20 similar swords of this type have been found in Norway, out of approximately 3,000 total Viking swords found.
Long-Lost Egyptian Sun Temple Found After 4,500 Years
Polish and Italian archaeologists discovered the temple while excavating the Abusir necropolis near the famous ancient burial grounds of Saqqara.
Dodo Bones, Mammoth Hair, Megalodon Tooth Headed for Auction
A crazy collection of curios from bones of extinct Dodo birds, hair from a wooly mammoth, and even the tooth from a massive Megalodon shark are all up for auction this week.
Putin's Military Stole Famous Artwork From Ukraine Museum: Mariupol Council
Mariupol City Council members have publicly accused Russia of mimicking the looting of art by the Nazis during World War II.
Discovery of Child Burials Reveals Poverty of Aztec Empire Survivors
The discovery of the graves of four pre-Hispanic Mexican children has given an insight into the difficult living conditions that followed the fall of the Aztec Empire.
Ancient Egypt Artifacts Found in City That Housed Cleopatra's Needle
Archaeologists researching the ancient temple city of Heliopolis have made remarkable discoveries documenting intense temple construction activities in Ancient Egypt.
Hercules' Head Discovered in Ancient Roman Shipwreck
The head of a Hercules statue has been found in the legendary 2,000-year-old Antikythera shipwreck.
Canterbury Was Home to Some of Britain's Earliest Humans, Researchers Say
A historic cathedral city was home to some of Britain's earliest humans more than half a million years before writer Geoffrey Chaucer immortalized it in verse in his Canterbury Tales.
Two Ships Found Near Spanish Galleon Full of Gold Worth $17 Billion
The two previously unknown shipwrecks were found near the famous Spanish galleon San José that was sunk by the British in 1708.
'Intact' Bomb From Civil War Uncovered During Archeological Survey
Officials said the explosive was a Parrott shell and was located about 10 inches below the surface of the battlefield.
Stolen Cache of Italian Antiquities in U.S. Museums Returned
"This too is a great homecoming operation that will add value to our extraordinary country as a vast museum," said Italy's culture minister.
Forced Out During Trail of Tears, Muscogee Nation Asks Alabama for Remains
The Muscogee Nation and six other tribes jointly sent a claim to the university under the 1990 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
Influencer Slammed Online for Showing Off Ancient Egyptian Artifact
Makeup artist and influencer Erin Parsons showed the ancient Egyptian artifact she purchased from a private collection, but was met with concerns over where it had come from.
U.S. Returns 250 Stolen Indian Artifacts Worth $15M After Lengthy Probe
The probe focused on tens of thousands of antiquities allegedly smuggled into the United States by Subhash Kapoor, who has denied the allegations.
Gold Artifacts From Pre-Viking Era Unearthed by Amateur Treasure Hunter
Ole Ginnerup Schytz was using his metal detector for the very first time when he found the stunning collection.
Viking Silver Discovered on Isle of Man Compared to Cryptocurrency
The hoard included coins, artifacts, and pieces of silver arm-rings, according to a release issued by Manx National Heritage on Wednesday.
Ruins of 100-Foot-Long, 1,000-Year-Old Church Found Under Cornfield
Numerous priceless treasures were recently unearthed from the ruins of a mini cathedral built by the Holy Roman Emperor.
Time Capsule From 1973 Discovered Inside Pub Walls
The assortment of treasures was left nearly fifty years ago as "a gift" from the pub's previous owner.
First-Time Metal Detectorist Finds Ancient Stolen Treasure Worth Thousands
The hoard found by Charles Cartwright included nearly $7,800 worth of stolen Roman, Viking, Egyptian, and Medieval artifacts.
Hobby Lobby Owner Promises to Return Ancient Bible Fragments Amid Scandal
Between 2010 and 2013, Oxford professor Dirk Obbink supposedly sold the fragments in multiple installments to Hobby Lobby owner Steve Green—who purchased them for the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C.
Bible Museum Forced to Remove Fake Dead Sea Scrolls
"We had hoped the testing would render different results," the museum said.
Hidden Treasure Discovered in Ancient Buddhist Statue
A hoard of scrolls, relics and other artifacts have been discovered in the ancient statue.
Hobby Lobby Returns Smuggled Ancient Artifacts to Iraq
The ancient Mesopotamian artifacts trace back to a mysterious Sumerian City.