Fierce debate over the Nebra Sky Disk has been reignited by a new study that suggests it is at least 1,000 years younger than previously thought.
The wreck of a German warship torpedoed and sunk by a British submarine in 1940 has been discovered in deep water off the North Sea coast of southern Norway.
Britain's oldest artworks have been unearthed on the Channel Island of Jersey, showing what apperar to be Ice Age scenes of mammoths in ancient lands now drowned by the sea.
Two young beluga whales that were on show in an aquarium in Shanghai have now arrived at a seawater sanctuary off Iceland. This is the first time they've seen the sea in more than a decade.
A restoration worker kept a chunk of Stonehenge more than 60 years ago. He returned it last year and now the stone has solved a long-standing mystery.
Human bones in the famous Newgrange tomb in Ireland belonged to king born of first-degree incest, researchers say.
New research reveals that the "Plaza Tree of Pueblo Bonito," once thought to be a living "tree of life," may have been just a big, dead tree that came from somewhere else.
A team of explorers have found the wreck of a United States Navy submarine that sank more than 60 years ago in deep water near the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
Powerful storms on Scotland's Orkney Islands exposed ancient human remains in a Pictish and Viking cemetery.
A keen-eyed archaeology student made the find of a lifetime when she spotted one of the oldest swords on record, mistakenly grouped with medieval artifacts in a secluded Italian monastery.
A ruthless Maya warrior queen may have ordered the building of an elaborate road more than 1,000 years ago to invade a distant city and to counter the rising power of another.
Frantic distress messages were sent over the machine after the cruise liner slammed into an iceberg in 1912.
A 3,000-year-old temple, built by the Canaanites around the time of the ancient Israelite invasion, has been unearthed in southern Israel.
A tomb that was buried thousands of years ago and revered by ancient Romans as the resting place of their city's mythical founder Romulus has now been rediscovered beneath the Forum in Rome.
Archaeologists have found a sophisticated Soviet spy radio that was buried in a former forest in Germany shortly before the fall of the Iron Curtain.
The Pueblo people created rock carvings in the Mesa Verde region of the Southwest United States about 800 years ago to mark the position of the sun on the longest and shortest days of the year.