Unable to bear the shame of being captured as a prisoner of war, Shoichi Yokoi hid in the jungles of Guam until January 1972
An investigation launched by the New York cultural institution concluded that the 14th- and 17th-century carvings were "unlawfully obtained"
The move arrives amid continuing crackdowns on pro-democracy protesters in the Asian city
Analysis of 4,500 artifacts suggests an early society between the Black and Caspian Seas turned against bling
Released in Japan 50 years ago, the portable meal proved to be one of the biggest transpacific business success stories of all time
New research suggests Liangzhu, "China's Venice of the Stone Age," was abandoned due to extreme flooding
Harvard professor David Damrosch's new release has readers traveling to London, Paris, Nigeria, Tokyo and beyond without ever leaving home
Now properly pieced together, the sculptures of Hindu deity Krishna are on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art
M+ promises to be a leading cultural destination, but China's new national security law threatens its curatorial freedom
Genghis Khan founded the city, located in what is now central Mongolia, around 1220 C.E.
Archaeological evidence of the Srivijaya Empire is limited, but recent finds made along the Musi River may shed light on the mysterious civilization
Once thought to be migrants from West Asia, the deceased were actually direct descendants of a local Ice Age population, DNA analysis suggests
A new study suggests the island's modern populations trace their ancestry to three distinct groups, not two as previously proposed
Found at a hot spring on the Tibetan Plateau, the impressions were likely left by hominin children
The young woman died in her 20s during the fourth century C.E.
A blade found in the state of Tamil Nadu offers new evidence of an urban center that thrived as long as 2,500 years ago
An exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge displays ornate Saka treasures discovered in Kazakhstan
Locals have known about the artworks for generations, but government archaeologists only began documenting them this summer
Other honorees include a group of European spa towns, a 13th-century Hindu temple and a lighthouse in France
The move arrives amid a surge in anti-Asian hate crimes across the country
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