Ancient sea vessel unearthed at Crimea

At the mouth of the Belbek river, off shore Russian occupied Crimea, archaeologists uncovered two anchors and other items dating back to the 2nd or 3rd centuries AD, belonging to an ancient ship that sank off the western coast of the peninsula.

Remains of 7th-century banquet hall unearthed

Excavations at the Asukadera Seiho site, the first Buddhist temple founded in Japan, located in Asuka, Nara Prefecture, Japan, revealed architectural remains of what is believed to be part of a banquet hall complex for the nobility, dating back to the 7th century AD.