The cave was first discovered by local farmers in 1966, but was walled off until last year for unknown reasons.
The illegal antiquities trade is robbing the country of millions of dollars and no one seems to have a plan to stop it.
In this month's Artifact, Wilbert Cooper remembers defying the odds and winning a hog-calling contest at the Iowa State Fair as a rookie.
Inside the Chicago museum currently mixing an exhibition of the 5,000-year history of tattooing across the world with a pop-up tat shop.
A non-profit initiative wants your help to collect 3D scans of artifacts from around the world.
'VICE' correspondent Gianna Toboni tells us about the Qur'an she was given by a former Guantanamo Bay guard.
Tragic events in the Iraqi city of Mosul have led Pierre Chaumont to digitally modify famous sculptures.
As an African American man, this wasn't the first time I'd had a close encounter with police. But it was certainly the first time I smelled tear gas or had to don body armor.
Iron maidens? Chastity belts? These objects will make you think twice about what you learned in history class.
There's a functional pen inside, but on the other end (where the actual tip of the pen should be), there's a sharp point, almost unnoticeable, that can be used to stab an attacker.
'Cuttings' is the collection of bizarre photos from dream team Annie Collinge and Sarah May.
It's really handy to have a demo specialist around when you suddenly need a wire stripper in the jungle.