Remains of nine Neanderthals found in Italian cave

Remains of nine Neanderthals found in Italian cave

The fossil remains of nine Neanderthal men have been found in a cave in Italy, the culture ministry announced Saturday, a major discovery in the study of our ancient cousins.

Roman chariot unearthed ‘almost intact’ near Pompeii

Roman chariot unearthed ‘almost intact’ near Pompeii

IN PHOTOS: Pompeii’s treasures go on display at reopened Antiquarium museum

IN PHOTOS: Pompeii’s treasures go on display at reopened Antiquarium museum

Italian researchers unearth ancient fast food joint in Pompeii

Italian researchers unearth ancient fast food joint in Pompeii

Italy launches international search for new Pompeii site director

Italy launches international search for new Pompeii site director

Scientists reveal buried Roman city in Italy using radar gun

Scientists reveal buried Roman city in Italy using radar gun

Ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered under vineyard in Italy

Ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered under vineyard in Italy

Rome is about to reveal an ancient tomb thought to belong to founder Romulus

Rome is about to reveal an ancient tomb thought to belong to founder Romulus

Mysterious ‘rock’ from Vesuvius eruption found to be piece of exploded brain

Mysterious ‘rock’ from Vesuvius eruption found to be piece of exploded brain

Ancient necropolis discovered during roadworks in Sicily

Ancient necropolis discovered during roadworks in Sicily

Grisly gladiator fresco discovered in tavern at Pompeii

Grisly gladiator fresco discovered in tavern at Pompeii

Ancient skeletons buried hand in hand in Italy belonged to two men, researchers find

Ancient skeletons buried hand in hand in Italy belonged to two men, researchers find

Ancient marble head of god Dionysus discovered under Rome

Ancient marble head of god Dionysus discovered under Rome

Study finds 2,000-year-old brain cells of man killed in Vesuvius eruption

Study finds 2,000-year-old brain cells of man killed in Vesuvius eruption

‘Archaeological enigma’ accidentally uncovered in Rome during routine works

‘Archaeological enigma’ accidentally uncovered in Rome during routine works

Archaeologists uncover remains of Pompeii victim ‘decapitated while trying to flee’

Archaeologists uncover remains of Pompeii victim ‘decapitated while trying to flee’

IN PICTURES: Spectacular house with colourful animal frescoes discovered in Pompeii

IN PICTURES: Spectacular house with colourful animal frescoes discovered in Pompeii

‘Alley of balconies’ uncovered at Pompeii in rare find

‘Alley of balconies’ uncovered at Pompeii in rare find

Ancient remains of horse discovered at Pompeii

Ancient remains of horse discovered at Pompeii

American tourist damaged Pompeii mosaic by shifting tiles ‘to get a good photo’

American tourist damaged Pompeii mosaic by shifting tiles ‘to get a good photo’

Remains of ancient port discovered under Naples seafront

Remains of ancient port discovered under Naples seafront

Seven inspiring people The Local interviewed in 2017

Seven inspiring people The Local interviewed in 2017

The US just returned $90,000 worth of stolen artefacts to Italy

The US just returned $90,000 worth of stolen artefacts to Italy

Rome Metro workers accidentally discovered an ancient aqueduct

Rome Metro workers accidentally discovered an ancient aqueduct

Naples man uncovers tooth believed to belong to ‘prehistoric mega shark’

Naples man uncovers tooth believed to belong to ‘prehistoric mega shark’

VIDEO: Footprints of Italy’s largest dinosaur discovered in Abruzzo

VIDEO: Footprints of Italy’s largest dinosaur discovered in Abruzzo

Remains of two British soldiers found in southern Italy

Remains of two British soldiers found in southern Italy

Divers find submerged Roman artefacts off Tuscan coast

Divers find submerged Roman artefacts off Tuscan coast

Archaeologists just found a medieval horse’s head at the Colossseum

Archaeologists just found a medieval horse’s head at the Colossseum

Archaeologists just discovered a medieval horse’s head at the Colosseum

Archaeologists just discovered a medieval horse’s head at the Colosseum

‘Sicilian Stonehenge’ discovered by amateur archaeologists

‘Sicilian Stonehenge’ discovered by amateur archaeologists

‘Queen Nefertari’s legs’ found in northern Italy

‘Queen Nefertari’s legs’ found in northern Italy

2,000-year-old teeth show malaria existed in Roman Empire

2,000-year-old teeth show malaria existed in Roman Empire

Italian archaeologists find ‘world’s oldest dentures’

Italian archaeologists find ‘world’s oldest dentures’

Mythbusting Ancient Rome: What was Emperor Nero really like?

Mythbusting Ancient Rome: What was Emperor Nero really like?

Recreated treasures from Syria and Iraq go on show in Italy

Recreated treasures from Syria and Iraq go on show in Italy

Ancient Roman coins unearthed at Japanese castle

Ancient Roman coins unearthed at Japanese castle

Shoe that lay in prof’s office is nearly 6,000 years old

Shoe that lay in prof’s office is nearly 6,000 years old

Plane of US WW2 pilot finally found near Bologna

Plane of US WW2 pilot finally found near Bologna

Italians model 17,000-year-old brain from child’s skull

Italians model 17,000-year-old brain from child’s skull

Ancient Roman fugitives’ bones found in Pompeii shop

Ancient Roman fugitives’ bones found in Pompeii shop

Why Italy is letting builders bury its history in concrete

Why Italy is letting builders bury its history in concrete

Tourists in their millions are ‘wearing out Pompeii’

Tourists in their millions are ‘wearing out Pompeii’

US museum gives Italy back looted head of Greek statue

US museum gives Italy back looted head of Greek statue

Switzerland returns looted Etruscan treasures to Italy

Switzerland returns looted Etruscan treasures to Italy

800-year-old shipwreck found off Salento coast

800-year-old shipwreck found off Salento coast

Italy showcases stolen pre-Roman frescoes

Italy showcases stolen pre-Roman frescoes

Italy’s first Neanderthal dates back 250,000 years

Italy’s first Neanderthal dates back 250,000 years

Pompeii thieves claim relics are cursed

Pompeii thieves claim relics are cursed

Scans show Pompeii victims ‘in good health’

Scans show Pompeii victims ‘in good health’

5000 years on ice: Ötzi, Europe’s oldest celebrity

5000 years on ice: Ötzi, Europe’s oldest celebrity

Pompeii survives bumpy restoration saga

Pompeii survives bumpy restoration saga

Excavator hid Roman sarcophagi in home

Excavator hid Roman sarcophagi in home

Tuscan cemetery could help cure cholera

Tuscan cemetery could help cure cholera

Pompeii restored with help of artefact thieves

Pompeii restored with help of artefact thieves

Augustus’s rooms open for first time in Rome

Augustus’s rooms open for first time in Rome

Thieves steal part of Pompeii fresco

Thieves steal part of Pompeii fresco

Italy reclaims looted treasures from Swiss

Italy reclaims looted treasures from Swiss

Pompeii crumbles after heavy rain

Pompeii crumbles after heavy rain

Pompeii’s poor ate sea urchins and giraffe

Pompeii’s poor ate sea urchins and giraffe

‘Pompeii needs an archaeologist at the top’

‘Pompeii needs an archaeologist at the top’

‘Italy has no money for its heritage’

‘Italy has no money for its heritage’

Roman statue found at underwater palace

Roman statue found at underwater palace

Foreign billionaires to save Roman sites

Foreign billionaires to save Roman sites

Aqueduct explorers map Rome’s ‘final frontier’

Aqueduct explorers map Rome’s ‘final frontier’

The man behind the Etruscan tomb discovery

The man behind the Etruscan tomb discovery