The writings include previously unknown Greek mythological and medical works, classical scientific documents, and the oldest surviving copy of the gospels in Arabic.
The bodies belong to soldiers of the Crown who fought against the Maori tribes who were protesting British colonisation.
These bears were early immigrants from the Asian continent that moved to the Americas several million years ago.
Archaeologists found fossils, less than a millimetre long, of Cambrian animals that swam the Earth's seas over half a billion years ago.
The body of what seems like a well-preserved dinosaur was found in an abandoned substation in northern India.
Researchers studied the rock samples in the lab and found that it contained rare minerals straight from outer space: vanadium-rich and niobium-rich osbornite.
The archaeological discovery could help reveal the lost cultural and historical heritage of lost, ancient Afghan empires.
Archaeologists have studied burial of the elderly in three different Anglo-Saxon burial sites dating back to 600 AD. They found older women's burials were "careless" and modest.
Antiquities ministry in Cairo says international teams made important finds at archaeological dig at Gebel el Silsila.
Excavations at ancient Roman site give insight on how sex workers lived and worked, the sex trade of the city, and the sexual norms and practices.
Raping a woman was not only dishonourable to the victim, but was regarded as "highly defamatory" to her male relatives - who could kill the perpetrator without risk of punishment.
Kisar island - which has never been studied by archaeologists before - is home to at least 28 rock art sites which contain paintings dating back thousands of years.
Ticks that lived alongside dinosaurs feasted on their blood.
Researchers believe the tomb, which holds the decomposed remains of a person, probably belong to a high-ranking chief or his spouse.
A Neolithic weapon, found buried at the River Thames, could be one of the earliest weapons that was fashioned to kill.
The drawings were discovered at Isaac Newton's childhood home, the Woolsthorpe Manor in Lincolnshire, England.
Archaeologists in Egypt have announced the discovery of a mummy in a previously unexplored tomb in Luxor.
The prehistoric lizard is believed to be related to the water-loving pleurosaurs marine reptiles, which are also ancestors of modern sea creatures.
The city dates back to the ninth century BC Urartian Kingdom and is believed to have hosted funeral ceremonies for ancient royalty.
The granite structure has been relocated to the Grand Egyptian Museum where it will be restored and put on display alongside thousands of other artefacts.