Walk through the 2,000-year-old Mausoleum of Augustus, Rome's first emperor
The circular tomb—used through history as a fortress, a sculpture garden and an entertainment venue—reopens as a museum after an €11m restoration
Galleria Borghese director Anna Coliva reinstated after suspension over gym visits
Pompeii will have 'regular maintenance at last'
Eleventh-hour deadline extension saves Pompeii’s huge rescue project
Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?
Even sites associated with the Prophet's family make way for skyscrapers and mega-hotels
Pompeii in a fix despite cash boost
New “anti-terrorist” display case for the Mona Lisa
After 500 years, Leonardo’s fragile portrait is starting to warp
Looted tombstone from Jiroft returned to Iran following its seizure by London police
After the tomb was discovered, Iran's Ministry of Culture were unable to prevent civilians from systematically emptying them of artefacts, which were then shipped overseas
London and Paris markets flooded with Iranian antiquities looted from newly discovered site at Jiroft
Before police intervened, thousands of objects were plundered by locals and sold on to Europe