archeology

Roman ruins are not normally found in the buildings of insurance companies. Yet in the Rome headquarters of Enpam—the National Insurance and Assistance Body for Doctors and Dentists—visitors descend…
This list presents a handful of notable, historical moments from the institution's 150-plus years of existence. From the museum’s murky accession of its first artwork in 1870  to the ground-breaking…
In ancient Rome, bathing was a staple, not a luxury. Bath buildings are one of the most frequently encountered types of structure at archeological sites across the Roman world, from the Middle East…
Although there are innumerable monuments and open archaeological areas across Rome, most of the ancient city still lies underneath the modern one, making it very difficult to get an overall sense of…

For nearly 50 years the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has listed outstanding natural and man-made sites as culturally significant locations worthy of protection…

The items—worth an estimated $13 million (11 million euros)—were discovered in the possession of a Belgian collector. This repatriation comes as a result of an international investigation that was…
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…