The burial chamber included several artifacts (including pottery), the remains of votive offerings, jars and a mummified fish.
The life-sized statue found in the ancient city of Tusculum is in excellent condition and of high quality, according to researchers.
The remains of the previously unknown species of dinosaur include vertebrae measuring over 3 feet wide and a six-foot-long leg bone.
The extinct giant hyena was the largest member of the hyena family ever to exist, weighing 200 pounds or more and standing more than 3 feet tall.
Researchers have unearthed more than 140 funerary objects at the tomb, including ceramic figurines depicting warriors and animals like camels.
This is the first time that scientists have discovered a fossil specimen of this prehistoric animal with its gut contents preserved.
Researchers discovered three sites containing a diverse range of dinosaur tracks and one set that a pterosaur may have made.
Researchers developed genetically engineered strains of one type of bacteria that they say could help to tackle the growing problem of plastic pollution.
The Indian rhino is listed as "vulnerable" on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species.
The recently discovered language remains largely incomprehensible, but researchers said it belongs to the Indo-European family.
Black bears are protected by state law in Alabama due to low numbers, with the population considered one of the country's smallest.
The elephant may have been used in the armies of ancient Roman leader Julius Caesar or potentially even the legendary Carthaginian general Hannibal.
Europa is thought to have a hidden subsurface ocean of salty liquid water, which scientists believe may harbor the conditions suitable for life.
The "skull cup" was found in a cave where ancient humans modified the bones of the dead for thousands of years. But its function remains unclear.
Researchers have identified the remains of at least three Neanderthals who lived more than 50,000 years ago from bones found at a cave site.
A discovery from the Kalambo Falls site in Zambia challenges the prevailing view that Stone Age humans were solely nomadic.
The wooden boat, described by one expert as undoubtedly an important find, was initially found on the banks of a river in northern Ukraine.
The archaeologists are planning a DNA study to determine whether the people buried in the tombs were related by blood.
Researchers discovered the stone artifact in the Acropolis, or royal palace, of Ek' Balam, an ancient Mayan city inhabited for more than 1,000 years.
The site, which is home to a "substantial" medieval structure, has captivated the interest of local residents for decades.
"Some of our zookeepers have worked with sloths for more than three decades and none of them have witnessed a birth," a zoo spokesperson said.
The researchers also found a flint arrowhead that appears to be more than 2,000 years older than the cremation cemetery itself.
The rock engravings created by Stone Age hunter-gatherers depict animal tracks and human footprints.
The vessel, called the Santa María Magdalena, was built in 1773 and was 134 feet long, while also being armed with 38 guns.
The structure was found in a pre-Hispanic city that contains other palaces and temples dedicated to Chaac, the Maya god of rain.
The latest figures from state media indicate that more than 2,600 people have been killed by the devastating earthquake.
The artwork found in the 1,600-foot-deep cave is thought to have been made more than 24,000 years ago.
The strange objects, which include anthropomorphic figurines and clay rattles, were found at a campsite along an important pilgrimage route.
The hilltop campsite, which may have been used as a base for hunting, contains numerous Stone Age remains, including flint tools and bones.