Statue of ancient Athens statesman Pericles
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 23:01

On the eve of his conception sometime in 495 BC, Pericles’ mother Agariste dreamed of giving birth to a lion. It was then, months later, Pericles was born.

Ancient couple
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 14:52

Do you remember those school science posters that depicted human evolution with a primate standing up and becoming a modern human?

The bones of 72 Guanche people were found in a hard to reach cave-tomb in the Canary Islands
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 13:39

An 8th to 10th century grave containing 72 pre-Hispanic 'Guanche' natives has been discovered on Gran Canaria.

Chichén Itzá’s shadow revealed during the spring equinox on Kukulcán.
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 21:34

What we see is not always what we expect, whether from nature or man-made. This is often true with archaeological remains of cities or human settlement, when new discoveries shed unexpected light on old finds, leaving question marks in their wake.

A bone wall was discovered at Saint Bavo’s Cathedral in Ghent, Belgium
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 18:55

Walls constructed of human bones and skulls have been discovered beneath a Belgium cathedral.

Reconstruction of Bek’s Chapel in Auckland Castle. (Andy Gammon / The Auckland Project)
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 05:10

The mysterious 14th century Bek’s Chapel that was lost at the beginning of the English Civil War has been rediscovered and excavated at Auckland Castle in England.