New research adds weight to the belief that modern humans evolved much earlier than commonly thought.
Excavation of a burial site in Jerusalem also yielded exotic myrtle and date pollen.
Archaeologists estimate that the Viking boat was around four metres long and may have contained a possible human skeleton.
Archaeologists found the remains of nine men, all between the ages of 25 and 30, who were sacrificed as part of a Sican ritual.
The remnants of Qalatga Darband date back more than two millennia.
For decades academics have debated how the Egyptians were able to carry 170,000 tonnes of limestone.
The dwelling was uncovered during water pipeline upgrade works.
Entire city was planned on a carefully thought-through grid system.
The figurines were found in the temple of Ptah.
Foreign and local rulers played the game.
The new species of prehistoric sea creature was discovered in a clay pit near Bielefeld, Germany in the 1980's.
The vessels were in excellent condition due to the curious conditions of the Black Sea.
Rongorongo system of writing emerged independently of all others in the world.
Scythians were fond of horses, fighting, gold and getting high on hemp seeds.
A new study suggests there is a relationship between earthquakes and the culture of Ancient Greece.