Iraq's archaeological treasures dating back 4,000 years were plundered during decades of war and insurgency, with US saying they were traded illegally by dealers in Israel and UAE.
Scientists discover a skull in northeast China which represents a new human species named “Dragon Man,” which they say should replace Neanderthals as our closest relatives
Find is the “second most important archaeological discovery since the tomb of Tutankhamun” nearly a century ago.
A basilica submerged under the waters of Iznik Lake in Turkey's Bursa city is being prepared to be opened to visitors in the near future. TRT World talked to Bursa Uludag University’s Professor Mustafa Sahin about it.
Known as a termopolium, Latin for hot drinks counter, the shop was discovered in the archaeological park's Regio V site, which is not yet open the public. Traces of 2,000-year-old pork, fish, snails and beef found in some of the terra cotta jars.
The Israel Antiquities Authority estimates that the mosque, uncovered ahead of new construction in the Bedouin town of Rahat in the Negev desert, dates back to the 7th to 8th centuries.
The Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the seventh century, was blown up by the Pakistani Taliban in 2007. Now it has been restored, a powerful symbol of tolerance in the traumatised Pakistani valley.
A study published in the research journal Antiquity warned that global warming was hastening the thaw of permafrost and coastal erosion that is threatening thousands of Arctic archeological sites in Canada, Russia, Greenland and Alaska.
Istanbul Archaeological Museum Director Zeynep Kiziltan says the human remains are 3,000 to 3,500 old. The findings reveal details about cremation practices during the Iron Age.
The mummy, excavated in 1956, was reburied due to a state commission ruling which critics say was the result of cultural superstitions.
More than 10,000 gold and silver artefacts that sank to the bottom of a river more than 300 years ago have been discovered.
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