The report added that these fueled the speculations that Hitler and the Nazis were actively involved in a search for advanced alien technology.
The small flake of basalt with weight of 0.16 g was unearthed from a rock shelter called Carpenter's Gap in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
It has long been thought that Easter Island's early Rapa Nui civilization collapsed due to lack of a lack of resources that eventually led to war. This theory was based on war-like weaponry scattered across the island. A new study, however, disproves the theory, stating the artifacts are nothing more than tools.
The first-known European Christian church to have been built in the tropics was recently unearthed on one of the Cape Verde islands by archaeologists from the University of Cambridge. The island lies off the coast of West Africa and was once the heart of the Atlantic slave trade.
Artifacts collected from a Late Neolithic monument known as Durrington Walls suggests Stonehenge builders had organized feasts and maintained a diet rich in animal producst.
More than 50 additional old world artifacts have been excavated from the Greek Antikythera shipwreck. These findings shed light on ancient cultures and what life was like during Caesar's reign.
Archaeologists from Frankfurt University found evidence of a Roman village that was built on the remains of a military fort from 120 AD. The artifacts shed light on those that lived there many years ago.
A new online program called Fossil Finds allows people to become archaeologists in their own homes. Satellite images captured by drones and kites are uploaded for people to examine for fossils.
Evidence of a prehistoric gold trade route running between southwest UK and Ireland has recently been discovered, suggesting humans were trading gold between the two countries as far back as the early Bronze Age (2500BC).
Famous American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon, apparently kept some mementos from this historic trip for himself, and they were only just recently discovered hidden in his closet.
A massive shipwreck more than 2,000 years old was recently scoured by a team of Greek and international archaeologists looking to rescue antiquities from a by-gone age. Divers equipped with high-end technologies revealed significant evidence that many important artworks may still be awaiting discovery under the seabed.
Archeologists are asking alpinists to help them recover potential ancient remains and artifacts as ice all over the Swiss Alps continues to melt. The heat is on, they say, noting that there is a limited amount of time to recover these potential archeological wonders.