Swedish maritime archeologists have discovered two wrecks believed to be 17th century warships, and at least one is likely the sister ship of the iconic Swedish vessel "Vasa."
The study, by Australian-Emirati archaeologist Dr. Michele Ziolkowski, "Fujairah’s Date Palm Gardens: A Preliminary Survey", is published by the Crown Prince of Fujairah, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi.
Recent digs at Pompeii have offered up several impressive finds, including an inscription uncovered last year that proves the city near Naples was destroyed after October 17, 79 AD, and not on August 24 as thought.
Hawass, who has appeared in dozens of documentaries about ancient Egypt, is himself a star attraction for a luxury archaeological tour organised by an operator based in Poland.
One of the best preserved Roman houses at Herculaneum reopened on Wednesday after more than 30 years, its exquisite paintings brought back to life thanks to a revolutionary new technique.
Greece's culture ministry says American archaeologists have discovered two monumental royal tombs dating from about 3,500 years ago near a Bronze Age palace that featured in Homer's Odyssey.
Machu Picchu, which means Old Mountain in the Quechua language that predominated in the Inca Empire, was built for the Inca emperor Pachacutec in the 15th century on the peak of leafy mountain at 2,400 meters altitude.
His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued an Emiri Decree approving the general organisational structure of Sharjah Archaeology Authority, SAA.
Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry said archeologists have uncovered at least 20 ancient wooden coffins in the southern city of Luxor.