Touring the many ancient churches of North Yorkshire reveals a colourful history often spanning many era's. Some date to Anglo-Saxon and Viking times and still exhibit these features - these artefacts are either stored within the church, or sometimes incorporated into the building itself, set into walls or mounted in the grounds. These images show some churches and surrounding historic buildings with early heritage, most rebuilt on ancient sites with hints of their dim and distant past.
Two recently-discovered graves offer new insights into Viking life; parts of the find will soon be on display in two Swedish museums.
Just off the end of Shetland's main airport, Jarlshof shows signs of life in the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages as well as Pictish, Viking and Scottish peoples
Gumbo was visiting the ancient city of Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka. The city dates to the 11th century and contains some beautifully preserved ruins and art.
In the first of two parts, DrFumblefinger helps us to a sense of Rome as it was in its heyday
Land clearance has started, and bids are out to build a major airport in an area archaeologists and others say is too fragile and important to risk.
Excavation near the Colosseum has revealed a lost treasure of Roman art and history, now being excavated.
In Morocco, Marilyn Jones visits a city founded by Rome in the 1st century and inhabited through the 18th, to see Africa's best-preserved Roman ruins
Marilyn Jones explores the fabled site of ancient Troy...and all the Troys that took its place.
In Aalborg, Denmark, a startling discovery under the very street the town's historical museum is located on.
Join Marilyn Jones on an exploration of some of the world's most unusual buildings and their furnishings.
Amsterdam has a new subway line, and a virtual museum to show off the 700,000 artifacts dug up during construction
The city destroyed by a volcanic eruption nearly 2,000 years ago is beefing up security against vandalism and possible terrorism.
Professor Abe's informative and educational series on visiting Central India concludes this week with a visit to Ellora, another of Maharashtra's UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Bob Cranwell explores the heart of the Sahara -- a life filled with hardship, sand dunes and camel. A trip highlighted by the remarkable sights of Tassili n’Ajjer, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.