Hampi’s 2,000 temples and ancient stones attract half a million pilgrims and tourists each year. Conservationists want the site in Karnataka restored to its medieval glory – but the price is the eviction of those who live in its old bazaar
New scientific techniques reveal how large tribal gatherings swept neolithic Britain
Experts take legal advice in effort to block lucrative deal on underwater excavation of HMS Victory
Thieves who took 18th-century bowl and sculpture from Durham museum probably only in building two minutes, says detective
Fears of damage to historic site by tourist vessels and submarines prompts Unesco to confer protection on sunken liner
What happened after the Romans left and the Vikings of Jorvik arrived? Two post holes and a jumble of bones may hold a clue
As trawlers dredge up more wrecks from our seas, a pilot scheme is set to record their finds
Britain’s Secret Treasures on ITV to follow experts as they judge the merits of antiquities discovered in the UK in the last 15 years
Armed robbers wearing hoods steal between 60 and 70 items of ‘incalculable value’ after breaking in and tying up female employee
The layout of Stonehenge matches the spacing of loud and quiet sounds created by acoustic interference, new theory claims
A British excavation has struck archaeological gold with a discovery that may solve the mystery of where the Queen of Sheba of biblical legend derived her fabled treasures.
Millions of people have used Google Earth’s geo-modelling software to take a tour of the moon, Mars, foreign countries, or – let’s be honest – to compare their homes with those of their neighbours. But now a new project developed by Bournemouth University academics is giving surfers access to a virtual prehistoric landscape: Stonehenge.
1,100 British, South African and American prisoners of war were put on a train to be taken to a camp in Germany. On January 28, 1944, they were crossing the Orvieto Railroad Bridge North in Allerona, Umbria, when the American 320th Bombardment Group arrived to bomb the bridge.
Unesco delegation says skyscraper proposal will result in ‘serious loss of historic authenticity’
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
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