A carved stone known as a Pictish stone slab with a depiction of a dragon-like beast was found on Orkney’s (North Scotland) east mainland coast earlier this year. Now the artwork has been rescued and analysed.
Archaeologists discovered floor mosaics excavating the site of ancient Edessa, modern Şanlıurfa, south-eastern Turkey. The ancient city was the capital of the Kingdom of Osroene between 2nd century BC to 3rd century AD.
Archaeologists discovered an inn complex during excavations in the ancient city of Assos, Çanakkale province, north-western Turkey. The complex was known from mentions in the ancient sources, but its location was so far unknown.
Renovation works at the Santiago de Compostela cathedral, north-western Spain, lead to a rediscovery of a buried statue that was believed being lost 500 years ago.
Possibly the oldest depictions of Spanish conquistadors, pictured in typical 16th century outfits, were found by archaeologists in five remote mountain caves in the State of Guerrero, Mexico.
Archaeologists excavating the site of the Great Basilica in Plovdiv, South Bulgaria, revealed colourful mosaics and murals showing St Peter. The decorations are dated to 13th-14th century AD.
Specialist analysis of two swords found in an early 6th century tombs in the Shimauchi district, southern Kyushu, Japan, revealed both being historic findings.
New study analysed voyager strategies and combined them with environmental conditions in order to find out how ancient seafarers travelled across distant sea routes.
Archaeologists discovered remains of a 16th century ship that sunk in Pensacola Bay, West of Florida, USA. The wreck is one of the ships of a Spanish colonisation expedition sunk by a storm in 1559.
Trove of Bronze Age artefacts, including a necklace, two bracelets, four armlets and a double-bladed axe, discovered last year by a detectorist, were restored and put on display in the local museum in Kamień Pomorski, north-western Poland.
Archaeologists discovered a prehistoric settlement dating back 1800-years at the future construction site of a Mercedes-Benz car factory in Jawor, south-western Poland.
Archaeologists excavating the ancient city of Gortyn on Greek island of Crete, revealed new details about the city’s Temple of Apollo and unearthed a silver coin minted in Knossos with a depiction of the Minotaur.
Archaeologists believe to have discovered a megalithic structure that once served as an astronomical observatory in Mudumal village in Telangana’s state, India.
Excavation at an Early Bronze Age settlement site Vengerovo-2, West of Novosibrirsk, Russian Federation, revealed a 4000-year-old rattle crafted in shape of a bear cub’s head. The rattle is said to still make sounds to this day.
Archaeologists revealed a Medieval holy well, that was said to heal eye diseases and wash away sins, at Rainhill, East of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists researching the site in Jaffa, Israel, revealed signs of a sudden fiery destruction of the site that happened 3100 years ago. Experts believe that this attests to a previously unknown Canaanites against their Egyptian overlords.
Archaeologists were able to determine who and why was buried in a small area by the reconstructed road in Mińsk Mazowiecki, east of Warsaw, Poland. It turned out that these were possibly individuals that died due to a cholera outbreak in 17th century.
Archaeologists uncovered 3000-2500-year-old installations used to produce salt out of salt spring water near Tyrawa Solna, south-eastern Poland. This Prehistoric salt production site was known for 30 years but this year archaeologists conducted first excavations.
A 7th-century mosaic at Hisham Palace, near the West Bank city of Jericho, Palestine, is unearthed for and displayed for the first time in its entirety to the public. The impressive mosaic covers 827 square metres.
Metal detectorist found a 5-centimetre-tall figurine in a field near Mesinge, Denmark. The figurine shows a man with a beard and a impressive headdress with two “horns”. Experts believe it comes from 8th century and represents the Nordic god Odin.