The discovery - the first of its kind in decades - was announced this week by the Israel Antiquities Authority.
3D computer modelling has enabled researchers to build up an image of the enigmatic Antikythera Mechanism.
Archaeologists have discovered a well-preserved 2,000-year-old chariot in the ruins of a wealthy Roman villa.
The story of King Arthur has been told time and again for centuries, but is there really one 'true' version ?
Archaeologists have unveiled the remarkable discovery of 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummies with gold tongues.
A new archaeological study has reportedly discovered the true purpose of the enigmatic Peruvian geoglyphs.
Archaeologists excavating a burial shaft have unearthed a 13ft scroll inscribed with a chapter from the book.
Scientists in Russia have painstakingly reconstructed the face of a Scythian king found in a tomb in East Siberia.
The 500-year-old statue of a woman unearthed in Mexico has a surprisingly familiar head ornamentation.
The world-famous Roman amphitheater could be about to become the ultimate restoration project.
A nail thought to have been used during the crucifixion of Jesus himself has been found inside a hidden chamber.
Pieces of wood retrieved from the pyramid 100 years ago have turned up in a box at the University of Aberdeen.
Archaeologists in Mexico have unearthed new sections of a terrifying structure made from human skulls.
Celebrated physicist Sir Isaac Newton had a keen interest in alchemy, the pyramids and the end of days.
Prof Ken Dark believes that he has identified the home where Jesus once lived beneath a convent in Nazareth.
Scientists have uncovered the remarkably well-preserved remains of a medieval man with an iron sword.
Egyptian authorities have revealed another significant discovery at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo.
Archaeologists have discovered 12th-Century stone markings that were created to ward off evil spirits.
A team of researchers has discovered a mysterious stone formation beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
A woman who blamed stolen artefacts from Pompeii for years of bad luck has returned the items to the site.