It was said that all he touched turned to gold. But destiny eventually caught up with the legendary King Midas, and a long-lost chronicle of his ancient downfall appears to have literally surfaced in Turkey.
Archeologists are closing in on a "cursed" vessel that has languished at the bottom of the sea near Mexico for nearly 400 years — representing a discovery of "the greatest treasure galleon" the likes of which have only been seen in drawings.
Archeologists were stunned after “Britain’s most exciting” mystery was solved 16 years after it was first uncovered in Cliffsend, Kent, helping explain more about a civilization that lived more than 4,000 years ago.
Archeologists have discovered a large palace likely used by the Mayan elite more than 1,000 years ago in the ancient city of Kuluba, near the modern day tourist hot spot of Cancun in eastern Mexico, Mexican anthropology officials said.
Researchers near the ancient city of Akhmim discovered a 2,000-year-old tomb thought to belong to an official called 'Tutu', revealed the secretary general of the Supreme Council for Antiques, Mostafa El-Waziry, on Friday.