Sarcophagus surrounded by 14 large stone pillars covered in mysterious Turkic Runic inscriptions and set in a square excites archaeologists.
The history of the people who once lived on Rapa Nui is shrouded in mystery, but new research is shedding light on the island's past.
This was the 13th expedition launched to search the sub, which disappeared without sending out any signal or distress call during World War I.
People living in the altiplano region of southern Bolivia between the 13th and 15th centuries developed a unique agricultural system.
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.