Tag: Archaeology

Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii

MILAN — Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several important discoveries...

Italy taps German archaeologist to oversee Pompeii ruins

ROME — A German-born archaeologist has been chosen to be the next director of Pompeii, which is still revealing its ancient mysteries centuries after...

Ancient shell horn can still play a tune after 18,000 years

WASHINGTON — A large conch shell overlooked in a museum for decades is now thought to be the oldest known seashell instrument — and...