Team of archaeologists discovered that a substantial minority of Byzantine-era monks buried in a communal crypt at Mount Nebo monastery, Jordan, display skeletal signs of hearing impairments.
Ancient Hadrianopolis, located east of Eskipazar district of northern Karabük province, northern Turkey, is being excavated by archaeologists. This was an important site of pilgrimage for early Christians until the city lost its importance in 8th century AD due to birthplace location of Saint Alypius the Stylite.
Archaeologists discovered over 200 cliff carving sites along two river valleys in Chengbu, central China, written n the language of the Miao ethnic minority. The are believed to have been created during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
Excavations on a hill near Viborg in West Denmark revealed remains of a 18 metres long Iron Age house that burnt down. The scorched layers of earth have protected the site for almost 2000 years.
A Hellenistic period burial chamber was discovered in the ancient Greek city of Mylasa, in Muğla province, south-west Turkey, during construction works. Excavations revealed a 2400-year-old burial chamber of a wealthy royal family.
Underwater explorers discovered a 144-year-old shipwreck in Lake Ontario, off Oswego, New York. The ship has been identified as a rare sailing vessel, a scow-sloop, called the Black Duck.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the ancient harbour town of Berenike at Red Sea, Egypt, discovered over 80 burials of cats dated to Roman times. The site functioned between the end of the 1st century AD into the first half of the 2nd century AD.
A Bronze Age vessel featuring a human sculpture was found in Yehud, a Tel Aviv suburb, central Israel. The vessel is believed to be 3800 years old.
Archaeologists believe to have found the harbour at the Red Sea near Wadi el-Jarf, Egypt, built 4600 years ago and used by the Pharaoh to import things used in construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Excavations in Trondheim, Norway, revealed the original shrine at the site of an Early Medieval wooden church, where Viking king Olaf Haraldsson may have been enshrined after he was declared a saint.
Scale of historic shipwreck plunder was discovered by an international team of divers in the Java Sea. The damaged wrecks include three Dutch and two British warships sank in the Java Sea in 1942.
Archaeologists excavating the Azokh cave in Artsah, Nagorno-Karabakh, discovered unique artefacts from different periods, among them a tooth from a human who lived 7000 years ago.
A 3000-year-old Philistine cemetery was studied in Ashkelon, Israel, by archaeologists. Over 200 individuals provided an unprecedented look at the ancient burial practices and the population itself.
At the site of Jebel Qurma in Jordan’s Black Desert archaeologists discovered thousands of inscriptions and petroglyphs dating back around 2000 years.
Archaeologists discovered that the Indus Valley civilisation, that occupied the region of what is now Pakistan and North-west India during the Bronze Age domesticated rice farming far earlier than previously believed.
A burial dating to between 10th-11th century AD was found during excavations of the Great Basilica in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The find was made by the regional prosecutor who volunteered to take part in excavations.
Archaeologists discovered a 2200-year-old ancient burial chamber from the Paphlagonian Era in Turkey’s northern Kastamonu province – first of a kind in the area.
Archaeologists discovered what could be the oldest fingerprint ever found in Kuwait. The print was documented on a pottery dated to Neolithic, about 7300 years ago.
Police from the precinct in Ujście arrested a man who was conducting illegal search on registered archaeological sites with use of a metal detector. In his home the officers discovered nearly 1000 artefacts obtained in a potentially illegal way.
A 10-metre long log-boat was discovered and recovered from the Lednickie lake in western Poland. It dates back to the 10th century AD and was preserved in good condition.