The discovery marks the oldest known evidence of wood logs being crafted and joined together to create a structure.
The swords were found in a high up, inaccessible crevice where they had been hidden two millennia ago.
There had been much intrigue and excitement about what would be found inside the lead box buried 200 years ago.
Archaeologists have revealed the discovery of a unique and fascinating tomb in northern Peru.
The intriguing find has been likened to something out of Dan Brown's novel 'The Da Vinci Code'.
Scientists have discovered evidence of a previously unknown period of low temperatures over 1.1 million years ago.
The team at Australian National University describe their discovery, how it came about and what it could mean.
Archaeologists have unearthed two hand axes in deep Ice Age sediments - and they are absolutely enormous.
As is often the case with the popular movie franchise, the focus of the new Indiana Jones outing is based on a real-life artefact.
The dark, bone-filled catacombs are more than a lot of people believe they can handle - even for millions of dollars.
The woman who found Richard III's remains beneath a car park may have found Henry I's remains... beneath another car park.
Lawmakers in the state have voted to exonerate a dozen individuals who were convicted of witchcraft hundreds of years ago.
Researchers have captured incredible new digital scans of the famous vessel in an effort to shed new light on the disaster.
The Neolithic road was found after an archaeologist noticed 'strange structures' in the water nearby.
The idea that you are descended from royalty might seem unlikely, but it is all down to the mathematics.
The stone will play an important role in the King's coronation, but its recent history has been steeped in controversy.
A historic stone that has been used in the coronation of monarches for centuries has yielded some surprising secrets.
Today marks the 111th anniversary of one of the most infamous maritime disasters of all time.
The ancient text constitutes a 'hidden chapter' of the Bible that had been concealed beneath other layers of text.
It is now thought that the world-famous Renaissance maestro may have been born of an Italian slave named Caterina.