The genome testing was the first of its kind on a Phoenician
Excavation work for Metro line in Rome uncovers mosaics and artefacts from 2nd Century AD
Archaelogical consensus held that humans first lived in the Americas 13,000 years ago, but the new finds cast doubt on this
Sceptics cast doubt on 15-year-old William Gadoury's discovery
Discovery suggests some very early human ancestors may have been more like us than previously thought.
The mosaic shows a skeleton reclining with a pitcher of wine and loaf of bread alongside Greek text that reads: 'Be cheerful, enjoy your life'
Israeli-born geneticist believes the Turkish villages of Iskenaz, Eskenaz and Ashanaz were part of the original homeland for Ashkenazic Jews
Luke Irwin came across the well-preserved Roman villa dating back 1,400 years and which may have been home to an emperor
Objects found in Galloway field include a silver brooch from Ireland and silk from around modern-day Istanbul
Bertie Currie stumbled over was an ancient burial that challenges traditional centuries-old account of Irish origins
Archaeologists unearthed jewellry, weapons and human remains at the site in Pocklington
Study claims the tools could have helped humans evolve into the world’s first truly intelligent species capable of the higher consciousness needed for cultural development
Mysterious markings on 11,000-year-old pendant hint at a system of long and short lines to represent events or objects
Sea sponges are believed to have first appeared 640 million years ago
At a full metre in diameter, the wheel is one of the largest Bronze Age examples ever unearthed by archaeologists
The ship even has an oven and glazed tiles still preserved onboard