A metal detectorist with over 10 years of experience discovered a rare Roman pendant in Farndon, Cheshire, United Kingdom. The piece of jewellery is said to be 2000 years old.
Excavations of Polish archaeologists in Metsamor, near Yerevan in Armenia, revealed numerous finds, including a necklace made of gold and cornelian beads. The site is dated to the Early Bronze Age (11th-9th cent. BC).
Metal detectorist stumbled upon bronze artefacts near the village of Drążdżewo Małe in north-central Poland. The archaeologists that studied the find connected it with the Lusatian culture of Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age (1300-500 BC).
In Lancashire, United Kingdom, archaeologists discovered a Late Bronze Age hoard of artefacts among which a complete, pressed flower was discovered. The perfectly preserved flower, identified as a thistle, is said to be 3000 years old.
At a site in Alaska, archaeologists discovered artefacts dated to between 1100-1300 AD. Some of them are of Asian origin, indicating presence of trade between people of both continents 700 years ago.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient site, dating back to 3rd century BC, in Keezhadi near Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu state, South India. The site is said to be the relics of the Vaigai river civilisation in Sangam period.
Archaeologists discovered numerous ancient artefacts in the waters surrounding the island of Delos, following a shipwreck find earlier this year. Delos was known in the antiquity for its sanctuary of Apollo and Artemis.
Archaeologists discovered over 40 barrows near Sarbia, north-western Poland, that served as places of burial for people living 2500 years ago. The structures were discovered by an amateur who is said to have studied satellite images of the area.
The three sarcophagi recently discovered in Kemer village in Turkey’s Çanakkale province’s Biga district were opened and closer examined by museum officials.
Archaeologists working at the ancient Greek city of Antandros, located in the western slopes of Kaletaşı Hill, near Altınoluk in Turkey’s Balıkesir Province, revealed numerous finds, including remains of ancient shops which sold cosmetics.
Archaeologists discovered 17 new tombs at a site called Poggetto Mengarelli near the Etruscan necropolis at Vulci, Viterbo province of Italy. The presence of the tombs was indicated by illegal activities by the looters of ancient artefacts.
A burst of water pipes washed out ancient sarcophagi in the Biga district of Çanakkale province, western Turkey. While repairing the pipes the workers discovered three sarcophagi that afterwards have been unearthed and examined by experts.
Cleanup workers discovered an ancient pre-hispanic Inca altar at the Vilcanota River in the Cuzco region, south-eastern Peru.
A metal detectorist discovered a hoard of silver coins on a farm outside Rønne, Bornholm. The treasure is dated to the Viking age.
Archaeologists excavating for the first time in the area of the forgotten city of Dzwonowo, western Poland, discovered hundreds of artefacts and revealed a cemetery dated to period between 14th-18th centuries. The city itself was discovered through analysis of satellite images in 2014.
The time capsule left by the Nazis in 1934 that was dug up two weeks ago in Złocieniec, Northern Poland, was finally opened. It revealed numerous items left by the Nazi Party members for the future generations.
Archaeologists excavating the Çavuştepe Castle in the Gürpınar district of East Turkey’s Van province unearthed numerous architectural features including a sewage system dating back 2800 years.
Archaeologists discovered new artefacts at the Mayan burial site of prominent members of Copán aristocracy. The burial sites located in West Honduras are dated to between 500-550 AD.
Several Bronze Age fortified settlements, dating to 4th millennium BC, were found during the course of the research project in Jordan. They are said to be among the earliest fortifications in Southwest Asia.
Blocks covered with hieroglyphic writing at the Matariya site near Heliopolis in Egypt bear evidence for existence of a temple of Pharaoh Ramses II.