A sphinx carved out of marble has been found in a cemetery along the Silk Road trade route in northwest China. The tomb was one of the 29 ancient graves in the area which archeologists have excavated this year to pave way for the construction of a local water plant. More
Archaeologists have unearthed several graves in a cemetery in Poland which contain all sorts of treasures and weapons. Archaeologists stumbled upon the cemetery, which dates to the late 10th and early 11th centuries, after surveying a highway-construction site near the village of Bodzia, roughly 90 miles (150 kilometers) northwest of Warsaw.
A First Nations cemetery has been discovered in the North Okanagan in British Columbia. Provincial archeology branch official Eric Forgeng says the bones have not been dated but there’s no question they are from a First Nations burial site. He says wear on the teeth is consistent with ancient diets that included
Construction in Los Angeles has turned up skeletal remains in what was the city's first cemetery. Native American groups, archaeologists and the L.A. Archdiocese have voiced concerns over the removal of what may be the remains of the city's first cemetery. Spanish, Native American and Mexican people were among the early settlers
Archaeologists are excavating a 700-year-old medieval hospital burial ground beneath a car park in South Yorkshire. They know a hospital run by monks was on the site but there were no written records of burials from before the early 17th century. But the skeletons of adults, children and babies have
A massive find of 57 ancient Egyptian tombs, dating as far back as 4,500 years, has been found in Fayoum. Archaeologists have unearthed 57 ancient Egyptian tombs, most of which hold an ornately painted wooden sarcophagus with a mummy inside, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities said Sunday.The oldest tombs