The Louvre’s latest exhibition has revived the vast ancient empire that once united Sudan and Egypt
The gods were great sticklers for ceremony and frowned on oenophiles who didn’t observe the rules
The discovery of a 3,000-year old city at the West Bank of Luxor creates a more nuanced picture of ancient Egyptian life
The latest mummy to go through a CT scanner is Seqenenre Tao II – and researchers are now convinced that he died in a grisly execution ceremony
Funding for archaeology has been slashed by the UK government – and it’s a moronic mistake
Looking beyond the pyramids at Giza, royal tomb design was a more varied affair than we sometimes realise
A show at the Louvre explores the rise, fall and what remains of the ancient Hittite empire
There’s more to these sets of human remains than bandages, amulets and curses
The Egyptian pyramids were originally covered in smooth white limestone – as a casing stone now in Scotland shows
A major archaeological discovery has put Algeria’s history in the spotlight. What can its existing world heritage sites tell us about the country’s past?
A huge Egyptian statue has been unearthed in a Cairo suburb. Will the global attention it has received lead to further discoveries at the neglected site?
Heritage groups around the world need to harness social media to spread their message. This campaign makes that much easier
Three world heritage sites are at risk as a result of the civil war