Unesco delegation says skyscraper proposal will result in ‘serious loss of historic authenticity’
Winners include Brighton, Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge. Losers include Sheffield which warns of job losses and a fall in exhibition standards
Expert archaeologist helped drama producers make exact model of underground network
Archaeological treasures including the Acropolis and the temple of Delphi will be available as backdrops for filming and photographic shoots for as little as €1,600 (£1,339) a day
Construction work forces return of remains of Roman temple to the god Mithras to original London home after 58 years
Italy’s most visited monument, the Roman Colosseum, is suffering from “about 3,000 lesions”, a government minister said last year. Sometimes, bits fall off, as did a chunk dislodged by a pigeon on Christmas Eve.
HMS Olympus struck a mine off the coast of Malta as it tried to evade German and Italian warships on 8 May 1942 – Archaeology News Press Release
National Trust appeals for people to get in touch and discuss ideas, after DIY plaque leaves resin on the 2000-year-old stones
Bronze discs depicting sex acts, like the one discovered in London, were used to hire prostitutes – and directly led to the birth of pornography during the Renaissance HeritageDaily Archaeology News Press Release – News for Archeology by Archaeologists
Supreme court says international law does not fit the ‘reality on the ground’ of long-term Israeli occupation – HeritageDaily Archaeology News Press Release – News for Archeology by Archaeologists
A celebration of the horse – from newly excavated Saudi Arabian rock carvings to Victorian London’s dung dilemma
Bulldozers and dynamite used to strip priceless artefacts from remote sites, with booty sold on to wealthy collectors
Kate Ravilious looks at the invention of shoes that helped people cross the snow
The recent destruction of an historic document in Cairo offers a stark warning that Egypt’s art and history is under threat
Museum collection can now be sold to meet deficit of Wedgwood Potteries, even though the two separated half a century ago
Architect behind latest failed redesign for London’s Battersea power station hired as creative brain behind developer Mike Hussey’s plan for stadium for Chelsea football club at the site
Heritage minister’s decision puts Richard Rogers’s hi-tech design in the top 2.5% of all listed buildings
Lavishly carved 16th-century oak cup was given to Arundells of Wardour for safekeeping during dissolution of monasteries
Lack of funds and public money leave institutions unable to stop exodus of works and artefacts worth £65m, including Turner masterpiece
Jacobean era’s infamous witchcraft trials recalled after reservoir repairs at Pendle Hill dig out cottage with bricked-up feline
Isaac Newton’s own annotated copy of his Principia Mathematica is among his notebooks and manuscripts being made available online by Cambridge University Library.
Staff in Wessex Archaeology’s Salisbury office are taking part in a pilot project entitled ‘Operation Nightingale’ to explore the potential of using archaeology as a tool in the rehabilitation of injured servicemen and women.