‘A milestone in the history of medicine’: ancient Egyptian skull shows possible signs of early cancer surgery

Tiny cut marks found on lesions inside the skull suggest that physicians working thousands of years ago may have operated on tumours

Looted antiquities returned to Turkey and Italy were seized from New York home of Met trustee Shelby White

An ongoing investigation into White's collection expects to see more objects repatriated in the future

Machu Picchu may be decades older than previously thought

Radiocarbon dating of human bones and teeth in Peruvian ruins indicate that the Inca first lived at the citadel around 1420, not after 1440