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.
Scientists have discovered the oldest human fossil ever found outside Africa. It is between 175,000-200,000 years old which means human migration happened 50,000 years earlier than thought.
The new discovery of the mysterious prehistoric sea creature, which dates back to the Ordovician period, has stumped palaeontologists.
Newly discovered fossils reveal that giant tortoises residing in the island of Aldabra Atoll were once preyed upon by gigantic crocodiles.
Glacial archaeologists found 4,000-year-old arrows, Iron Age and Bronze Age clothing items and even a ski with its binding from 700 AD.
Einstein's close friend Friedrich Adler assassinated Austrian minister-president Karl von Stürgkh in 1916.