Historical floor tiles were unearthed in a park in Poland’s capital, Warsaw, by unknown individuals. Heritage authorities who investigated the site identified them as remains of a hospital building around 1792 in the Jazdów district.
Archaeologists conducting excavations outside of Ċittadella, Gozo, Malta, unearthed remains of ancient walls that could date as far back as Punic times (200 BC), which were used through the Roman Period and in the Late Antiquity.
Archaeologists excavation the area of a hill by the Świętoduska street, just behind the Town Hall in Lublin, East Poland, unearthed a previously unknown German WW2 bunker and remains of fortified firing positions.
Wreck of the steamer “Boy Feddersen”, sunk on 14th August, 1941, was found off coast of Eupatoria, Crimea, by Russian researchers. The ship is said to have been filled with treasures stolen by the Nazis during their WW2 campaign on the Crimean Peninsula.
A trove of artefacts including bronze jewellery, stone tools and intact pottery left by the Colla people at the hill fort of Ayawiri in Peru around 1450 AD shows how fast the Inca invasion must have been that resulted in such sudden abandonment of the site.
Scientists have gathered a DNA database from 24 skeletons of members of the 19th century ill-fated Franklin Expedition to find the Northwest Passage. They hope to identify some of the bodies scattered in the Canadian Arctic.
Archaeologists confirmed that remains of fortifications found by aerial laser scanning (ALS) in the region of the Dalkowskie Hills, south-east Poland, are linked to the army of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, and were probably constructed in 1759 during the Seven Years’ War (1754-1763).
A new study of the Copper Age mummy found in 1991 in Italian Alps shows that the man might have simply froze to death, perhaps after suffering minor blood loss from an arrow wound to his left shoulder and several blows to the head.
Comprehensive study of the bones of Homo floresiensis (dubbed “the hobbit”), discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores, Indonesia, in 2003, revealed that the species of tiny human most likely evolved from an ancestor in Africa and not from Homo erectus as has been widely believed.