archeology

In a new Art & Object series, we’ll take a look at some of history’s greatest jewelry stories, showing you how and why jewelry is such a powerful artistic, cultural, and historical artifact.
The Vikings are coming... again! In 2014 The British Museum followed on from the success of Pompeii Live with another live broadcast- this time from the exhibition Vikings: life and legend. Here is…
In new community guidelines released this week, Facebook announced a new policy meant to halt the sales of looted artifacts on its platform.
A priceless cuneiform tablet owned by Hobby Lobby is one step closer to being returned to its native country this week.
Between 1922 and 1943, Italy was ruled by the Fascist government of Benito Mussolini. Central to the regime’s ideology and imagery was the ancient Roman Empire, to which it looked for inspiration and…
Forget the "idle" pyramids of Egypt and the "useless" temples of Greece, the aqueducts of ancient Rome are the "most marvelous structures in the whole world." So claimed Roman writers in the 1st…
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts spent years building relationships with Chinese institutions to land their coveted Terracotta Army exhibition
Corrie and Nat discuss the famously mysterious, Stonehenge. This Prehistoric structure is both a monument and an earthwork. It is shrouded in mystery and surrounded by theories–the biggest of which…