Archaeologists discovered an execution wall with bullet marks hidden under plaster at a former detention centre in Warsaw that was used by the communist regime to incarcerate and exterminate Polish underground freedom fighters during 1945-1955.
The house of the deceased German professor Klaus Schmidt, known for researching the Neolithic sanctuary site at Göbeklitepe, Turkey, is reported to have been burgled. The house is located in Kadıoğlu, Şanlıurfa province of Turkey.
Archaeologists discovered a mass grave containing disarticulated remains of about 40 bodies in two mass graves in Jaffa, Israel, dating to the late 18th century, linked to Napoleon’s struggle against the Ottoman Empire.
Wrecks of soviet Sch-320 and Sch-406 submarines of the Shchuka class were discovered in Baltic Sea’s Gulf of Finland by divers searching for sunken WW2 vessels.
Chemical analysis of an obsidian tool found in Syria more than 80 years ago and dating back to between 41000-32000 years revealed it was transported more than 700 kilometres during the Palaeolithic.
Archaeologists unearthed a sophisticated Ottoman-era water well and reservoir near Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel.
Archaeologists uncovered an ancient necropolis dated to the Late Antiquity in the Demirchi village of Azerbaijan’s Shamakhy district.
Embalming materials used by Ipi, vizier and overseer of Thebes during the reign of King Amenemhat I (1976–1956 BC) in the early 20th Dynasty, have been rediscovered in his tomb at Deir el-Bahari on Luxor’s west bank, Egypt.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Harappan site of Kunal, Fatehabad district, Haryana state, India, discovered bones from cooked meat.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient settlement consisting of what they describe as “luxurious” houses during excavations at Yassıtepe in Bornova district of Western Turkey’s Izmir province.
Police officers arrested a total of 40 people in Bulgaria, Turkey and France and about 5500 items were seized as part of an operation aimed against illegal trafficking of items of cultural historical value, including ancient archaeological objects made of gold and silver.