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.
Some of the sailors' remains were reportedly inside the HMS Electra and HMS Encounter, Royal Navy ships which sank in the Battle of the Java Sea in 1942.
The Dead Sea Scrolls are a spectacular collection of 900 ancient Jewish manuscripts discovered in the Qumran caves outside Jerusalem in 1947.
A skull that was found by chance in Somerset in March last year belonged to a woman who lived in the Iron Age and was most likely beheaded at her death or shortly after.
Previously, oolitic limestone was thought to have been formed as a result of ooid grains rolling on the sea floor, slowly staking up the layers of sediment.
Electricians working on the wiring update for the palace discovered a collection of items dating back 130 years.
The newly-identified brittle star species is believed to be the cousin of modern starfish and is considered to have had incredible survival powers.
It is thought that the skulls may have been smashed and larger bones deliberately removed after the bodies decomposed.
Skilled builders carved massive terrace walls into a rocky headland on the Greek island of Keros, creating what looks like a man-made stepped pyramid.
A team of archaeologists unearthed limestone wall segments from the fortress during restoration works on a 15th century townhouse.