The ruins of the Titanic will now be protected by the United States and the United Kingdom after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ratified a treaty last month to protect the site of the world’s most famous shipwreck from those looking to dive for its valuables, officials announced Tuesday.
Archaeologists have uncovered what may be the graves of 50 enslaved workers who labored at an elite Roman villa just under 2,000 years ago in what is now southern England.
Should the Allied powers have bombed Auschwitz when they received secret intelligence about what was taking place at the horrific Nazi death camp?
Klimt’s “Portrait of a Lady,” which was acquired by the Ricci Oddi gallery of modern art in 1925, went missing in 1997
A basketball-player-size wooden idol that allegedly escaped destruction by the Spanish conquistadors is real — but it may not be quite what people suspected. The statue is even older than thought, and may have been worshipped by the people who came before the Inca.
A 4,000-pound gold bar that was discovered during construction work in Mexico City nearly 40 years ago has been identified as a long-lost Aztec treasure that was stolen by Spanish conquistadors 500 years ago.
The likely Leonardo da Vinci painting “Salvator Mundi” looks straightforward at first glance: a depiction of Jesus Christ in Renaissance-era clothing, raising one hand in blessing and holding a clear orb in the other.
Scientists have digitally reconstructed the face of a Scottish woman who was scarred by leprosy more than 500 years ago.
Experts have uncovered a painting beneath centuries of dirt in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna that may be the work of a famed Renaissance artist.
For years, researchers tried to prove that Christopher Columbus’s encounters with “cannibal marauders” during his trip to the Caribbean in 1492 were just myths. A new study, however, suggests that Columbus’ stories were indeed the truth.
The wreck of a U.S. World War II aircraft has been revealed in stunning detail 77 years after it was lost off Oahu, Hawaii.
A 7-year-old painter has taken the German art world by storm.
A newly discovered drawing from a 14th-century “Italian pilgrim” is the oldest drawing of Venice, a city that was once home to some of the most renowned artists in history.
Researchers have discovered a 100-million-year-old slime mold and a lizard leg perfectly preserved in amber from a tree in Myanmar, a find described as “unique.”
Archaeologists unearthed graves of more than 50 adults and children in a strange Roman cemetery that was found in the United Kingdom.
A host of John F. Kennedy-related memorabilia, including the original speech where he announced his run for president, are slated to go up for auction later this month where they could sell for a staggering sum.
Archaeologists have found a Maya stone palace that dates to more than 1,000 years ago, according to the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).
A drawing of a demon with a forked tongue was discovered on a 2,700-year-old Assyrian clay tablet.
Archaeologists in Israel have uncovered a plethora of 1,200-year-old gold coins stashed in a clay jug in the city of Yavneh, a find that has been described as “Hannuka Gelt.”
A lost Mayan palace likely used by the ancient civilization’s most elite citizens has been unearthed.