Archeologists in Peru say the 227 bodies they have unearthed from a site used by the pre-Columbian Chimu culture is the biggest-ever discovery of sacrificed children.
Head of a French archaeologists’ team Dr Aurore Didier says his team has successfully completed the fresh season of excavation at Chanhon jo Daro in Benazirabad district in Pakistan's Sindh province.
For 1,000 years, Thonis-Heracleion was completely submerged. Fish made their homes among the rubble of mighty temples; hieroglyphs gathered algae. Gods and kings sat in stasis, powerless, their statues slowly withdrawing from the world, one inch of sand at a time.
Archaeologists have uncovered "totally unexpected" remains from an Iron Age village on land where a housing estate is being built.
The Indian authorities order an inquiry into why a chandelier hanging at the entrance of the country's most famous monument, the Taj Mahal, crashed to the ground earlier this week.