Rare 4th-century mosaic of chariot race found in Cyprus

A mosaic floor dating to the 4th century and depicting scenes from a chariot race in the hippodrome has been uncovered, the only one of its kind in Cyprus and one of only a handful in the world, a Cypriot archaeologist said ...

Excavator: Ancient grave in Greece honored Alexander's pal (Update)

An opulent underground monument in northern Greece that caused a stir when excavated last year may have been a symbolic grave—but not the final resting place of—the closest friend and general of ancient warrior-king Alexander ...

Team uncovers more archeological treasures in southern Turkey

Shoveling and sweeping to expose still-hidden portions of a 1,600-square-foot marble mosaic that dates to Roman times, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln archeological team this past summer unearthed a new treasure in southern ...