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Tutankhamen head fetches millions at UK auction despite Egypt's protests

Tutankhamen head fetches millions at UK auction despite Egypt's protests

A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen sold at auction in London for more than 4.7 million pounds on Thursday, in the face of Egyptian de...

Greek Archaeologists Make Major Discovery at Battle of Salamis Site

Greek Archaeologists Make Major Discovery at Battle of Salamis Site

Marine archaeologists are announcing that they have discovered underwater artifacts at the site of a building where the naval battle of Salamis was...

ARCHAEOLOGISTS AT POMPEII DISCOVER A FAST FOOD BUSINESS PRESERVED IN RUINS OF ANCIENT ROMAN CITY DESTROYED BY VOLCANO

ARCHAEOLOGISTS AT POMPEII DISCOVER A FAST FOOD BUSINESS PRESERVED IN RUINS OF ANCIENT ROMAN CITY DESTROYED BY VOLCANO

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient snack bar (fast food style business) in the ruins of the Roman city of Pompeii. The counter’s colorful fr...

Etruscan tomb in Corsica may yield secrets on civilization's decline

Etruscan tomb in Corsica may yield secrets on civilization's decline

French archaeologists have unearthed an Etruscan tomb containing a skeleton and dozens of artifacts in Corsica, a rare discovery that could shed ne...

Riddle of Ancient Egyptian Statues' Broken Noses Revealed

Riddle of Ancient Egyptian Statues' Broken Noses Revealed

An antiquarian revealed this week why so many Ancient Egyptian relics had their noses broken off.Curator Edward Bleiberg, in charge of Ancient Egyp...

Ancient Mass Child Sacrifice Discovered in Peru May Be World’s Largest

Ancient Mass Child Sacrifice Discovered in Peru May Be World’s Largest

The remains of nearly 140 children dating to the year 1450 have been unearthed along the northern coast of Peru. Archaeologists say the burial is t...

1,600-year-old Greek inscription discovered at Ancient site of Israel

1,600-year-old Greek inscription discovered at Ancient site of Israel

A 1,600-year-old mosaic, bearing a rare Greek inscription, was discovered in an ancient Samaritan winepress in the southern Sharon plain in the cen...

A Trove of Ancient Artifacts Found in Mexico May Rewrite the Story of Mayan Civilization—and Change the Field of Archaeology

A Trove of Ancient Artifacts Found in Mexico May Rewrite the Story of Mayan Civilization—and Change the Field of Archaeology

The seven chambers of the Balamkú cave help reveal the rituals in the ancient city of Chichén Itzá.  By Caroline Goldstein  This week, a team of M...

Ancient Art as an alternative investment strategy : Liberi Fund

I was just notified of this new Fund being launched. Geared to those with high net income and looking to diversify their portfolios. See: http://li...

Collecting Guide: 7 things to know about Greek vases

Are a few cracks acceptable? Did they really produce them in Italy? And which are the easiest to acquire? Specialist Laetitia Delaloye answers thes...

‘Absolutely mind-blowing’ — how a collector of Contemporary Art got switched on to Antiquities

‘Absolutely mind-blowing’ — how a collector of Contemporary Art got switched on to Antiquities

Christian Levett’s collection, at home and in his museum, highlights the influence of classical sculpture on contemporary art. Claire Wrathall went...

Expert guide: 7 tips for collecting Ancient Jewellery

Ancient jewellery styles are in vogue but, says Antiquities specialist Hannah Fox Solomon, original pieces that can be thousands of years old are s...