Archaeological sites are believed to be among affected areas due to Turkish heavy equipment bulldozing large areas of land by the Tigris River in North Syria’s territory near Ein Diwar village.
Excavations at the ancient city of Magarsus, Adana province, south Turkey, unearthed an ancient theatre. The site was a religious centre of Mallus, one of the most important cities of the ancient Cilicia civilization, famous for its ancient temples.
A 4500-year-old skeleton dating to the Neolithic was found in in Weimar, Germany last year. Now, the analysis of the skeleton revealed some details about he 16-year-old girl, including that she died from tuberculosis.
Finds from the survey in ancient Corinth’s harbour at Lechaion revealed that the town was far more important than historians previously realized. Underwater survey and excavations revealed the harbour covered 500000 square meters.
Team of explorers believe to have found the site of a Škoda M98 24 cm calibre siege mortar used in Przemyśl, south-eastern Poland, by the Austro-Hungarian army during World War I.
Four treasure hunters and over 350 plaster bars covered in gold paint were found in a cave in the southern province of Antalya, Turkey.
Archaeologists revealed finds from the excavations in the area of the Kinh Thien Palace site in Thang Long Royal Citadel, in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Archaeologists found new evidence for long distance trade of the Chaco Canyon population living in the Southwest of U.S.A., including corn to feed the thousands of people inhabiting the area.
Archaeologists in Osaka, Japan, believe to have found clues about an non-existent Sanada Maru fortress built and used by warlord Sanada Nobushige during the Siege of Osaka (1614-1615).
Polish archaeologists, who excavated the ancient city of Nea Paphos on Cyprus, discovered the remains of a possible doctor’s office within a destroyed portico. The excavated area yielded bronze and iron surgical tools that are believed to be 2000 years old.
The National Museum of Ireland recently received four items sent anonymously in letters without a post-mark addressed to the “History Museum”. The artefacts are dated to Bronze Age and Viking Age.
Eight Peruvian pre-Hispanic artefacts were returned by the Colombian government to Peruvian officials. The artefacts belong to the Nazca, Huari and Chimú pre-Incan cultures.
heavy rains flooding Israel for last few days have also damaged an ancient stone wall near the gate to the ancient city of Tel Dan. The structure was dated to the First Temple period (ca. 957-586 BC).
40 years after archaeologists discovered burials containing casting molds for axes, razors, and other tools, the finds will be properly researched and published. The 3000-year-old finds from Legnica, south-western Poland, are said to be unique in Europe.
An international project conducted in the ancient city of Merv in Turkmenistan was stopped. It was revealed that the reason was the smuggle of historical artefacts by the German archaeology team participating in the project.
Jordan’s customs officers returned to Egypt 340 archaeological artefacts seized at Aqaba port. The artefacts are said to date to various eras.
Construction workers discovered remains of a German WW2 machine gun MP 40 at the city’s speedway stadium in Gdańsk, North Poland. The weapon’s chamber was preserved and a serial number was possible to be read.
Mummies of the Chinchorro people, dating 7400 years to the past, are scheduled for DNA analysis and computerized tomography scans. The 15 selected mummies of mostly children and unborn babies, were found on the Pacific coast of South America, at the edge of the Atacama desert.
Canadian archaeologists are surveying high alpine pastures in the Selwyn and Mackenzie Mountains of the Northwest Territories (Canada) in search for archaeological sites revealed by melting ice.
An individual buried with his knees on backwards was found during excavations in a field at Little Carlton, near Louth, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. This and other finds date to about 7th-8th century AD.