A slew of ancient tombs and artifacts have been uncovered this year in Egypt, in a concentrated effort to promote tourism.
Photo by Ibrahim Ramadan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.
Andy Warhol’s untimely death was the result of long-running health problems, not a routine surgery gone wrong.
A team of amateur archaeologists dug up one of the most significant Roman mosaics ever discovered in Britain.
A Vatican fresco, once attributed to Raphael’s followers, contains two figures painted by the Renaissance master himself—both of which have now been identified.
The allegory of Justice in the Room of Constantine. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.
A major work by Auguste Rodin was found gathering dust in a New Jersey borough hall.
Auguste Rodin with his sculpture of Napoleon Bonaparte. Courtesy of the Hartley Dodge Foundation/Musée Rodin.
A Leonardo da Vinci scholar may have solved a long-standing mystery concerning the artist’s biography.
A portrait by Peter Paul Rubens, missing for almost 400 years, was discovered hanging in a historic Glasgow house.
Peter Paul Rubens, Portrait of George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham, ca. 1625. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.
A miniscule carving recovered from a Bronze Age tomb revealed detailed handiwork centuries ahead of its time.
Eighty-five years after it went missing, the last piece of a lost René Magritte painting was found in Belgium.
René Magritte, The Enchanted Pose, 1927. © Succession René Magritte. Courtesy of SABAM © ULiège.