This majestic 5-metre-tall statue guarded the citadel of Kunulua in the Iron Age.
The city in northern Jordan was hit by a deadly earthquake in the 8th century.
Signs of the gruesome rituals were identified in the Russian steppes.
Many bones bearing strange marks were recovered in Gough's cave in the UK.
Alesi was alive during the Miocene epoch, when apes were a very successful group.
Archaeologists believe that the fishing city excavated along the banks of the Sea of Galilee was also the birth place of apostles Andrew and Philip.
The image of the female kudu would have accompanied young girls to womanhood.
Scientists say that the mammoth dinosaur weighed around 60 tonnes and was 20 feet high.
Huge fortresses of this kind pose an enigma in Viking history.
Who carved the symbols and what were they trying to say?
King Sa-Nakht was nearly six feet tall, his alleged remains suggest.
The findings reveal origins of the Minoan people of Crete, home to the legend of the Minotaur.
It was found in Iraq in the 1930s.
Steppe migrations played a minor role in shaping the Iberian population and culture, ancient DNA suggests.
Modern Lebanese people share 90% of their DNA with Bronze Age Canaanites.