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.
Last year, archaeologists discovered a tomb suspected to be the resting place of King Tutankhamun's wife Ankhesenamun.
At 180 kg and four metre in length, the tail reportedly belonged to a 17 metre long, 22 tonne sauropod of the Atlasaurus imelakei species.
The Two Brothers are the Manchester Museum's oldest mummies and happen to share the same mother, though their fathers were different men.
The over 10,000-year-old underwater cave extends over 347 kms and connects two of Earth's largest flooded tunnel networks.
The new discoveries shed light on a key period of the early Viking age – when a new runic alphabet came into use.
The Ministry of Antiquities claims they took over the San Al-Hagar archaeological site after previous foreign missions did not conduct sufficient excavations.