A joint team of Chinese, American and Kenyan archaeologists unearthed three human skeletons at an archaeological site of Manda Island in Lamu county, Kenya. The individuals are believed to have been Medieval Chinese travellers.
Archaeologists unearthed remains of a large ninth-century mansion likely belonging to a high-ranking nobleman within the site of Heiankyo (or Heian-kyō), the ancient capital founded in 794 AD in present-day Kyoto, Japan.
Polish archaeologists uncovered remains of Polish soldiers at a site near Daugavpils, Latvia, that fought under the command of General Edward Śmigły-Rydz against the Bolsheviks in 1919.
Archaeologists unearthed a sandstone statue of Buddha in the Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia. The statue measures nearly 2 metres in height and weights around 200 kilograms.
Archaeologists unearthed remarkably preserved remains of luxury homes and public buildings at Sainte-Colombe by Vienne on the banks of the Rhone river, about 30km south of Lyon, France.
A 2500-year-old sarcophagus was uncovered and opened during excavations at the ancient Greek city of Antandrus, located in Turkey’s Balıkesir province.
Archaeologists carrying out excavations near Supraśl, North-West Poland discovered artefacts linked to the Bell Beaker culture that existed in the period of transformation from the Neolithic to the Bronze age. The discovery marks the farthest east site where artefacts of this culture have been discovered worldwide.
An international team of Polish and Georgian archaeologist working in the Roman military fort in Apsarsos, near Gonio, Georgia, uncovered a house with an inner courtyard with private baths and latrines, that is believed to belong to the garrison commander.
A 1200-years-old temple of Ganesha in Hooli near Saundatti, Karnataka, India, has collapsed due to illegal digging by treasure hunters.
A team of restorers working at the Monastery of St Bishoy in the Wadi El-Natroun, 100 kilometres North-West of Cairo, Egypt, uncovered Medieval paintings dating back to 9th-13th century AD.
Researchers analysing the DNA of members of Europe’s first literate Bronze Age societies of Minoans (c. 2600 to 1100 BC) and Mycenaeans (c. 1700 to 1050 BC), revealed the origins of these populations. It turned out that ancestors of both civilisations were populations from Neolithic Western Anatolia and Greece, and that Minoans had deep roots in the Aegean.
A teenage metal detectorists discovered a hoard of Roman hacksilver in Fife, Scotland. The silver is believed to have been used by Roman soldiers to bribe Picts while passing through Scotland.
Over 20000 items were discovered during dredging works in Portsmouth Harbour, South United Kingdom, that will allow HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales be based at the Naval Base there.