The two pieces, which date back to the third millennium B.C.E., will remain in New York for now
Researchers don't know the purpose of the brick arch, which leads to a set of stairs descending deeper underground
A new film explores how Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir navigated the 1973 Yom Kippur War
The "unprecedented" dig also yielded two rare lead sarcophagi decorated with images of grapes and dolphins
After leaving his home country in the early 13th century, the Englishman traveled to the Crusader states and served as an envoy of the Mongol Empire
The remnants of seven small bird bone instruments were discovered in northern Israel
The Stone Age engravings are to-scale depictions of desert kites, massive stone structures used by hunters to capture animals
The author of a sweeping re-examination of Western history reveals the global reach of Greek and Roman antiquity
The vanity plate, which features the characters “P7,” sold for $15 million at an auction in Dubai
Authorities eventually recovered 96 of the lost timepieces, including a $30 million watch commissioned for Marie Antoinette
Medieval individuals in the coastal East African civilization had almost equal parts African and Asian ancestry, a new study finds
Located 30 miles north of Dubai, the settlement dates to the sixth century C.E.
Critics say the show helps bolster the regime's reputation—and obscure its human rights violations
Until the items can be returned, the National Museum of Asian Art will keep them safe
The death toll has risen to at least 3,000 following one of the largest quakes recorded in the region
Prehistoric people modified a skull to create a rudimentary likeness of its owner. Now, scholars have produced a more accurate facial reconstruction
The item, an ivory cosmetic spoon, dates back to between 800 and 700 B.C.E.
Deciphering ancient texts with modern tools, Michael Langlois challenges what we know about the Dead Sea Scrolls
After two years of limited travel opportunities, we’re ready to explore the world once more
Throughout the Middle East, the versatile fruit has been revered since antiquity. How will it fare in a changing world?
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