Ancient Greeks Were Britain’s First Farmers

People from ancient Greece and the Aegean Sea region were the first farmers in Britain, according to a new genetic study published in the...

3,600-Year-Old Bronze Age Shipwreck Discovered Off Southern Turkey

A team of Turkish underwater researchers last week discovered what they believe to be the world’s oldest shipwreck, from approximately 1600 B.C. According to the...

The Breathtaking Ancient Greek Ruins of Italy (photos)

When you think about Italy and ruins, your mind's eye automatically brings up scenes of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. However, Italy is...

Forgotten Egyptian Wax Tablet Displayed for First Time in 40 Years

A forgotten wax tablet dating back to the second century A.D. will be on display for the first time in 40 years as part...

Looted Pieces of Ancient Mosaic Return to Turkey

Part of an ancient mosaic known as the "Gypsy Girl" was displayed for the first time at the Gaziantep Museum in Turkey on Saturday after its...

Court Orders Return of Ancient Greek Statue to Italy

The highest court in Italy has ordered the Getty Museum in Los Angeles to return an ancient Greek bronze statue that was found off...

Mycenaean Throne Room Recreated at German Museum

The Mycenaean Palace Throne Room has been recreated in Germany at the Badisches Landes Schloss Karlsruhe Museum as part of an exhibit which opened on December...

Elgin’s Descendant Claims Parthenon Marbles Were a Gift

The Parthenon Marbles were not stolen but were given by an Ottoman Sultan to Lord Elgin, claims a descendant of the man who took...

Mycenaean Treasures Travel to Germany for Rare Exhibition

"The Mask of Agamemnon", Mycenae Over four hundred priceless artifacts, most of them traveling for the first time out of Greece, will be presented at...

Sensual Fresco of Spartan Queen Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists recently unearthed a fresco on the walls of a bedroom in the ruins of ancient Pompeii which depicts a sensual scene of the...