Six ancient wells have been discovered in Central China. They push back the history of wells and irrigation in China by 2,000 years.
This is the first recorded instance of fire being used to fashion tools.
The fossil, which was found in rocks in a quarry near Cardiff in South Wales, has been named Clevosaurus cambric.
A group of researchers using DNA analysis have found out that first modern Britons had dark to black skin and blue eyes.
The 5th century structure was found in the Black Sea province of Karabük and is thought to be one of the oldest in churches in Asia Minor.
The code, which consists of more than 200 special characters, has mystified historians for centuries.
Archaeologists have discovered a highly decorated 4,400-year-old tomb of an ancient Egyptian priestess just a few miles south of Cairo.
The fossil is only the second known specimen found to belong to the rare prehistoric sea creature species called Wahlisaurus massarae.
The fossil was discovered by a young tourist – a 10-year-old-boy – during his visit to the Monastery of La Candelaria in Colombia.
The site is located close to the monument at Larkhill and is thought to have been a meeting place or centre of commerce.
In 2015, Nicholas Reeves controversially suggested that the mummy of the legendary Queen Nefertiti may be hiding behind the northern and western walls of the tomb.
Sprawling system of interconnected ancient cities was far more complex, and home to millions more people, than previously thought.
The military force was a powerful coalition of Norse warriors who came together under a unified command to invade the four Anglo-Saxon kingdoms that constituted England in 865 AD.
The discovery is not only the first of its kind but also points to some kind of ritualistic burial where people could have been intertwined in death.
Tools made by either early Homo sapiens out of Africa or a close evolutionary cousin found in south India.
The slab of rock, nearly as big as a dining table, tells how mammals and dinosaurs interacted in the Cretaceous era.
Stone Age grave on banks of River Vecht gives up its secrets to archaeologists.
Palaeontologists consider this find as the "Holy Grail" of discoveries, since dinosaur fossils from the end of the Age of Dinosaurs are hard to find in Africa.
Archaeologists also found an ochre pebble at another archaeological site at the opposite end of the lake.
The pyramid was built as a tomb, probably around 2560 BC, during Pharoah Khufu's reign - widely known as Cheops.