On Monday afternoon the people of Leicester should finally see the mortal remains of the neighbour who has provoked such intense curiosity for so long:
11th-century troop-carrier Roskilde 6 emerges from the depths of history and heads for British Museum
More gold and silver, including a gold and garnet cross, an eagle-shaped mount, and what could be a helmet cheek piece, have been churned up
Sefton site points to nomadic hunter-gatherer ways being given up after evidence found of 8,000-year-old permanent dwellings
Museum of London exhibition opens this week with findings uncovered from the London Hospital's burial ground
English Heritage update at-risk register, which is growing faster than buildings are being saved
Most detailed analysis yet of prehistoric stone circle shows how masons spent more time making key areas look the best
Ancient humans used complex hunting techniques to ambush and kill antelopes, gazelles, wildebeest and other large animals at least two million years ago. The discovery
Remains of family and dog 'frozen in time' among items surviving Vesuvius eruption to be displayed in spring
Timbers found under floorboards at Chatham Historic Dockyard are from the Namur, which played key role in Seven Years' War
When archaeologists discovered thousands of medieval skeletons in a mass burial pit in east London in the 1990s, they assumed they were 14th-century victims of
A single olive stone unearthed at the ancient town of Silchester is among the extraordinary finds that are leading archaeologists to rewrite British history
English Heritage begins project to build new visitor centre and close nearby A344
Reburial of hundreds of remains of poor Londoners includes funeral service at Southwark Cathedral for 'unknown parishoner'
The Antikythera mechanism was designed to predict movements of the sun, moon and planets. Why isn't it better known?
Experts take legal advice in effort to block lucrative deal on underwater excavation of HMS Victory
Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have unearthed a unique slave burial ground on the remote South Atlantic island of St Helena. The excavation, which
An Oxford University academic is leading a project to study coroners' reports of accidental deaths in Tudor England and it shows that football was the
Lavishly carved 16th-century oak cup was given to Arundells of Wardour for safekeeping during dissolution of monasteries
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
A new exhibition opens today featuring some of the most remarkable treasures from 350 years of book collecting at the Royal Society.