A large, well-preserved gold necklace was unearthed by researchers during excavations of the ancient city of Heraclea Sintica, near Petrich, South-western Bulgaria.
Researchers have reconstructed the face of John Howison, a 19th-century murderer who committed a brutal killing in Cramond, Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1931.
Archaeologists excavating the remains of the ancient city of Aspendos, Antalya, Turkey, have discovered what is believed to be shops and warehouses that date back 2000 years.
Archaeologists discovered a pair of bronze tweezers during the excavations works at Washingborough bypass dig, part of the construction of Lincoln’s Eastern Bypass, which so far resulted in numerous archaeological finds.
A bowl engraved with a poem written entirely in hiragana more than 1000 years ago in the ruins of a residence that existed in the Heian Period (794-1185 AD) in the Kekachi archaeological site, at Koshu on Honsiu, Japan.
A pair of detectorists discovered a trove of nearly 2000 ancient Roman coins while sweeping a freshly ploughed field with metal detectors near Hayle, Corwall, United Kingdom.
Traces of a settlement and numerous artefacts attributed to Greek settlers were discovered at the Pichvnari site, North of Kobuleti, Georgia.
Researchers have unearthed architectural remains in form of a circular wall measuring 7 metres in diameter and dating back 3000 years in Marcavalle, near Cusco, Peru.
Maritime researchers lead by Paul G. Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, believe to have found the wreckage of USS Indianapolis, a United States Navy cruiser which sank 72 years ago, torpedoed by a Japanese submarine.
Archaeologists uncovered two ritual baths called “mikvah” at the site of the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Lithuania. The 17th-century building was completely destroyed by Germans and Soviets during and after World War 2.
Archaeologists discovered a representation of Ganesh, carved on the defensive wall of a medieval fort, at Kethavaram, Guntur, Central-East India.
Archaeologists excavating the ancient city of Hazor, Israel, unearthed a broken head of a sculpture dating back 4300 years believed to depict a yet unidentified Pharaoh.
Archaeologists have tested a large storage jar dating back to Copper Age (early 4th millennium BC), found at Monte Kronio site, Agrigento, Italy. Chemical analysis of its residue has tested positive for organic traces characteristic for grapes and winemaking process.
The excavations were conducted prior to start of construction at the site, located near the Stadio Olympico in Rome, Italy. The sarcophagus is believed to date to between 3rd and 4th century AD.
Archaeologists unearthed a 1500-year-old floor mosaic in the walled Old City of Jerusalem, Israel. The mosaic bears the names of Byzantine Emperor Justinian and a senior Orthodox priest named Constantine.
Remains of an Maori village have been uncovered by roadworks at a roundabout in Papamoa, Tauranga, New Zealand.
Archaeologists unearthed structures dating back more than 1000 years at a site of Higashi-Yuge ruins in Yao, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. These remains offer a hint on the existence of a second capital in Osaka, Yuge-no-miya, that is known only through eighth-century chronicles.
Excavations of the Dutch East India Company ship Rooswijk, which ran aground and sank in the Goodwin Sands off Kent, South-East United Kingdom in January 1740 revealed numerous artefact that might help to shed light on the last hours of the vessel’s voyage.
Three Ptolemaic tombs were unearthed in El-Kamin El-Sahrawi, Minya, Egypt. These finds are believed to point to existence of a large cemetery from the period from the 27th Dynasty and the Greco-Roman era.
Archaeologists unearthed artefacts and remains of a settlement at Moturua Island, New Zealand, which might point to the arrival of the first Polynesians in the region, around 700 years ago.