1200-year-old tomb found in China

Archaeologists in China today discovered a 40-meter long tomb with well preserved wall paintings dating back more than 1,200 years in the country`s northwest Shaanxi Province.

Mystery over massive Alexander-era tomb unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists have unearthed a funeral mound dating from the time of Alexander the Great and believed to be the largest ever discovered in Greece, but are stumped about who was buried in it.

Saddam Hussein`s tomb damaged in fighting

Iraqi soldiers have clashed with militants from the Islamic State group in the hometown of late President Saddam Hussein, damaging his tomb.

Ancient tomb discovered in China

An ancient tomb dating back 1,500 years has been unearthed in China`s Shanxi province, offering researchers valuable material relating to the Northern Wei Dynasty.

3,200-year-old skeleton with cancer found in Sudan

Archaeologists have discovered 3,200-year-old skeleton of a young man with a spreading form of cancer, the oldest known example of the disease often linked to a modern lifestyle.

Tomb of pharaoh`s stable master discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered the nearly 3,500-year-old tomb of a royal stable master from the pharaonic era in the famed temple city of Luxor, Egypt, the government said today.

Giant sarcophagus leads to tomb of previously forgotten dynasty`s pharaoh

Archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a previously unknown pharaoh: Woseribre Senebkay - and the first material proof of a forgotten Abydos Dynasty, ca. 1650-1600 BC.

Archaeologists discover new pharaonic tomb in Egypt

Egypt`s Ministry of Antiquities says that American and Egyptian archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a previously unknown pharaonic king dating back to dating to roughly 1650 BC.

3500-year-old tombs with hand-holding couples found

Till death do us part! Scientists have discovered mysterious 3,500-year-old Bronze Age graves in Siberia, where male and female skeletons are buried facing each other and holding hands.

Dig unearths 4,000 year old tomb of doctor to pharaohs

Archaeologists have unearthed a 4,000 year old tomb outside the Egyptian capital containing what they believe are the remains of a prominent doctor to the pharaohs, officials said Tuesday.

Tomb of despised Chinese emperor found

The tomb of one of China`s most loathed rulers was discovered by chance over the weekend at a construction site.

Ancient tomb of Chinese tyrant discovered?

Archaeologists believe to have unearthed the tomb of Chinese Emperor Yang of Sui, notorious for his tyrannous reign about 1,500 years ago.

1,300-year-old tomb cluster discovered in China

A 1,300-year-old unidentified cluster of 102 tombs, 40 per cent of which were made for infants, have been unearthed in China`s restive westernmost province.

Guatemala: Maya queen’s tomb likely found

The discovery of a tomb that experts believe might be that of a great Maya queen could redefine the understanding of women`s political roles during the Classic Maya period, experts said.

Apostle St Philip`s tomb found in Turkey

The tomb of Saint Philip, one of the 12 apostles of Jesus Christ, has been discovered in Turkey.

Hunt for Mona Lisa: Archaeologists find new tomb

Historians plans to use geo-radar equipment to locate the skull of Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo.

Pope John Paul II`s coffin taken out of tomb

Late pope John Paul II`s coffin was brought out of its resting place in a crypt under Saint Peter`s basilica on Friday ahead of a ceremony that will put
him one step from sainthood.

Obama visits tomb of slain Salvadoran archbishop

Prez Obama stood, eyes closed, in a personal moment of silence before the tomb of slain Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, whose fight for the poor during El Salvador`s bloody civil war made him a national hero.

Mayan King`s tomb discovered in Guatemala

Archaeologists have discovered a 1600 year old tomb of an ancient Mayan king in Guatemala.

1600-year-old Mayan King’s tomb discovered

Archaeologists have discovered a tomb of a Mayan king in Guatemala.