Archaeologists in Jerusalem (Israel) have unearthed ruins of a fortress built 2000 years ago by Greeks. The ruins form relics of the Hellenistic Period of the region. The citadel, until now known only from texts, was at the heart of a bloody rebellion that eventually led to the expulsion of the Greeks.
During a recent conference on “The Presence of Polish Archaeologists in Near East” Syrian officials of the Department of Antiquity invited archaeologists from Institute of Archaeology at University of Warsaw to come to the ancient city of Palmyra which has been recently freed from occupation of the Islamic State troops.
Unparalleled remains of a Roman villa were found under modern English garden in the county of Wiltshire.
Remains of a high-status woman buried about 4,500 years ago at the archaeological site of Aspero, being Caral civilization’s fishing town.
Czech archaeological mission from Charles University in Prague discovered remains of a possibly first non-royal ancient Egyptian wooden boat in a funerary context ever found.
Two knight keeps in the vicinity of Gliwice (Southern Poland), in Pniów and in Stare Tarnowice have been studied by archaeologists from the Museum in Gliwice.
Two mass graves were discovered by archaeologists in an area near to Athens, containing skeletons of 80 men who may have been followers of ancient would-be tyrant Cylon.
The remains of six young women, sacrificed in a ritual in about A.D. 850 were found under the floor of a mudbrick temple complex in Pucalá, near the city of Chiclayo (Peru).
An ancient burial site has been uncovered near a construction site in Al Qurayyah, about 14 kilometres north of Fujairah city, (United Arab Emirates).
Remains of suspected female of Turkik origin found in at an altitude of 2,803 metres in the Altai Mountains in Mongolia.
In a recent dig at Wallinford Museum a small medieval Arabic chess piece was discovered.
Construction workers in Warsaw (Poland) unearthed artefacts belonging to people living in buildings demolished by Germans during World War II.
The content of a young woman’s grave found in Athens (Greece) revealed five lead tablets with ancient curses written on them.
A discovery indicating the presence of a pottery workshop was made by archaeologists in Złotoryja (South-western Poland) after construction workers found a layer of pottery shards while laying new pipelines.
Archaeologists revealed a distinctive Iron Age site with impressive structures at Sa Cudia Cremada.
In Iraqi, Syria and Libya, ISIS has systematically destroyed more than 30 major historic churches, mosques and tombs – some of which date as far back as the seventh century.
Trove of previously undocumented rock art was discovered by archaeologists exploring the remote Wupatki National Monument northeast of Flagstaff in northern Arizona.
Archaeologists conducting obligatory excavations prior to construction in Warsaw (Poland) discovered basements and numerous small objects, that were destroyed and buried during World War II.
Within the estate of Roman Emperor Hadrian in Tivoli, Italy, a 1900-year-old building was discovered.
Excavations in the Byzantine basilica at Khibet Bureikut site in Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem (Israel) revealed a colourful mosaic and various archaeological artefacts.