Researcher Michał Sip described the prehistoric vessel as the "discovery of a lifetime"
Exhibition spotlights crashing waves, maritime voyages and seafaring vessels painted by Georgia O'Keeffe, Normal Rockwell and Jacob Lawrence
The cache of currency, melded together over the centuries, weighs 13 pounds
On par with specimens found at nearby Sutton Hoo, the tiny accessory likely helped a lord or king keep their weapon sheathed
The vessel dates to the second century B.C.E.
A new chemical analysis suggests the wealthy mother left her homeland to marry an elite member of the mysterious Vatya culture
Unearthed on the Isle of Man, experts suspect Vikings most likely added money to the stash over time
The clay object—the oldest of its kind found in the region—may have been used to mark a shipment or secure a grain silo door shut
The precious metal accessory is the oldest gold object ever found in southwest Germany
Archaeologists conducting excavations on the Dutch island of Sint Eustatius have discovered 48 skeletons to date
A Rijksmuseum exhibition explores the legacy of colonialism and misleading nature of the term "Dutch Golden Age"
People in South America likely kept the birds as exotic pets whose feathers were prized for their use in headdresses and hats
Buried on the Isle of Man around 950 A.D., the artifacts include a gold arm ring and a silver brooch
Traders likely transported the small spheres from Italy to northern Alaska in the mid-15th century
One of the greatest archaeological finds in British history, the Anglo-Saxon burial changed historians' view of the Dark Ages
Pirates did roam the Gulf Coast, but more myths than facts have inspired the regional folklore
New research identifies similarly sized artifacts found across the continent as one of the world's oldest currencies
Researchers surveying the seabed surrounding the island of Kasos discovered pottery that holds clues to trade in the Mediterranean
The toxic chemical gave the metal a luminous sheen, enabling forgers to pass off cheap alloys as silver