Found in a Suffolk field during World War Two, the Mildenhall Treasure is one of the most spectacular finds of late Roman silver ever discovered.
At the beginning of the twentieth century intrepid scholars discovered the wonders of the Silk Road against the background of The Great Game, as rival empires vied for influence in Central Asia.
After much controversy, the site of Stonehenge has been transformed, reuniting the monument with the wider archaeological landscape.
The excavation of a riverbank in the heart of Roman London has revealed a stunning array of finds which shed new light on the history of the city.
An iconic ancient image, the bust of Queen Nefertiti is as an enduring symbol of grace, beauty, cultural heritage… and conflict between Egypt and Germany.