archeology

These liminal areas have been the focus of attention in recent years and the surprising setting for a thrilling revival of excavation in Pompeii. Not since the 1980s has there been an archaeological…

Getty museum Director Dr. Timothy Potts explores how ancient Assyrian kings used monumental palace friezes to intimidate visitors and mythologize themselves, a legacy of political propaganda that…

The art world has its share of mysteries. From the impressive scale of prehistoric structures, to who exactly posed for enigmatic portraits.
The French occupation of Rome is the subject of a new exhibition in the city—Napoleon and the Myth of Rome (curated by Claudio Parisi Presicce, Massimiliano Munzi, Simone Pastor, and Nicoletta…
Unesco officials and third parties express concern after Cambodian government grants Hong Kong-based company seventy-five hectares of land to develop just 500 meters south of the World Heritage site…

Celebrated for his stylish sculptures of decaying technological devices and crumbling cultural artifacts, Daniel Arsham makes art that looks…

A French metal detectorist thought he could cash in on his finds by duping the French government, but officials saw through his ploy.
More recent cave painting discoveries, like a 2014 revelation of cave art in Indonesia, believed to be at least 36,000 years old, have altered our understanding of early humans altogether.