Polish archaeologists discovered a unique graveyard in the Affad Basin, northern Sudan, which contains graves of people in the close vicinity of cow and sheep burials. The site is dated to Neolithic about 6000 years ago.
A brick tomb dating to the Song Dynasty period (960-1279 AD) was discovered at a construction site in Chongdu, Sichuan province, China. Numerous artefacts were found during the following excavations.
Burial site found at Clavijo farm in Santa Maria de Guia, Canary Islands, was confirmed being the oldest cemetery of slaves on the Atlantic sea coast, dating to between 15th-17th century.
Excavations at Triabunna, second largest township on the east coast of Tasmania, revealed various items at a site that is believed to have once been British 51st Regiment’s barracks.
Stone vessels made of chlorite were found at a mountain village of Aqir al Shamoos, Yanqul province of Oman. The soft-stone vessels are dated roughly to 1300-300 BC.
Archaeologists discovered a piece of split limestone excavated over 100 years ago in Krapina, northern Croatia, suggesting that a Neanderthal collected the rock due to the crystal inclusions on the surface and brought it to the cave, possibly motivated by curiosity or intrigued by it, 130000 years ago.
Excavations at a former Gloscat media studies site in Gloucester revealed a part of a Roman cemetery which was discovered during redevelopment in 2013 and 2014. The works were conducted prior to housing development.
Archaeologists believe to have found in Næsby, northern Jutland, Denmark, the burial of the the famous Viking chief Ulv Galiciefarer, the great-grandfather of Valdemar the Great, king of Denmark (1157-1182).
Archaeological investigation at Mashhad Morghab, Fars Province, Iran, revealed relics and structures dated from Mesolithic, to Achaemenid era and Islamic era.
Customs officers stopped an attempt to smuggle Medieval axeheads at border crossing between Poland and Belarus in Bobrowniki. Five iron pickaxes were hidden in personal luggage of a Belarusian woman.
Excavations at Stratonikeia in Turkey’s Muğla province revealed 65 tombs containing remains of inhabitants of the city from Roman times.
Surface survey and cleaning works at the ancient site of Kızılkoyun, located at the outskirts of a historic Balıklıgöl castle in Haleplibahçe district, Şanlıurfa province of Turkey, revealed 33 inns with rock tombs and five mosaics.
Three animal-shaped Amerindian artefacts were discovered in Valsayn, Trinidad and Tobago. The figurines are said to be 2000 years old.
Warsaw’s Office for the Protection of Monuments has given a permission to Polskie Koleje Państwowe (Polish State Railways) to demolish the bunkers built by Germans during World War II. The officials decided that these military shelters do not possess any historical value.
A hidden safe box of a Warsaw Uprising fighter was found in a flat in Warsaw’s Praga district. The possible owner of the box is known as are some details about his life prior, during and after World War II.
A team of archaeologists and historians identified a 600-year-old brick temple in Kothur in the outskirts of Vijayawada city, Andhra Pradesh, South India. It was built in 1400 AD by Kumaragiri Reddy of Kondavedu dynasty.
Excavations at Grojec hill in Żywiec, southern Poland, revealed numerous glass artefacts and half-products that indicate a glass workshop operated there 2000 years ago. This might be the possible oldest glass production site in Poland.
Thanks to the research on a Jewish girl’s pendant recently found at the German death camp in Sobibór, East Poland, it was possible to establish the name of the owner, Karoline Cohn, and her potential fate.
A marble sculpture of an ancient Roman noblewoman was found after a recent heavy downpours that fell in Ierapetra, South Crete.
Large amount of carbonized wheat grains were found at the site of Haojing, Shaanxi province, north-west China. The find, being 2800 years old, was made in the site that was the capital of the Western Zhou Dynasty (11th century-771 BC).