Excavations prior to elementary schools construction in Ashkelon, Israel, lead to discovery of a wine press. The structure is dated to the Hellenistic period, meaning it is 2100 years old.
Iranian archaeologists discovered numerous ancient rock art sites across the country. Among the art are depictions of ancient hunters, tribal dances, cup marks, possible deities and beasts. But their date of creation is uncertain.
Department of Conservation ranger discovered an ancient Maori oven while searching for weeds in Mason Bay on Stewart Island, the third-largest island of New Zealand.
A couple of pottery vessels filled with meals for the afterlife were found in an ancient tomb in Xinyang, Henan province, China. The find is dated over 2000 years to the past.
As the restoration works of the Museum of Warsaw (former Historical Museum of Warsaw) near their end, 17th and 18th restored polychrome paintings will be put on display within the Museum’s interiors that will encompass 200 rooms in over 11 tenement houses in city’s Old Town.
Enthusiasts of Warsaw’s history have digitally reconstructed a 19th-century factory after finding original plans in thrown-away old furniture. The oldest of the documents dates to 1881.
Archaeologists study the wreck of James Matthews, a former slave ship lying just off the coast of Perth. The ship sunk in 1941 and was discovered in 1973 on the depth of 2-3 metres south of Fremantle, south-western Australia.
Archaeologists started excavations at Bairencheng, an ancient city dating back 2500 years, located in Xingtai, Hebei province, north-eastern China.
Workers at Atwood House Museum in Chatham, United Kingdom, discovered a century-old human skull while clearing leaves on the grounds.
Excavations at the ancient city of Dascylium, Balıkesir province, West Turkey, unearthed a 2600 years old kitchen. The ancient city was once part of Kingdom of Lydia in Anatolia.
Archaeologists uncovered 25 tombs in at Longjingshan and Zongzaigang, Guangzhou of Guangdong province, south-eastern China. The burial area contains tombs dated between periods of Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC) and Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD).
Archaeologists working in Kłodnica, Eastern Poland, discovered remains of a burnt Early Medieval building. The structure contained broken pottery vessels in which over 30 kilogrammes of legumes seeds were stored.
Over 1000 burials dating back 3000 years were found by archaeologists in Paszowiece, south-western Poland. The excavations were conducted prior to construction of the major S3 road.
Excavations at Dabje Gramage, near the Barovo village in Demir Kapija, Macedonia, revealed remains of a Roman Era heroon – a mausoleum for ancient heroes. This is a first ever heroon temple discovered so far in Macedonia.
Burial of a young women wearing bronze jewellery, including an elaborate diadem or a crown, was found at Pydna Pieria in Macedonia. The burial is dated to the Late Bronze Age, ca. 1500-1200 BC.
Excavations at Gorno Pole in Macedonia, reveals details of a late antiquity ancient city. The site is dated to the period between 4th-6th century BC.
Researchers traced proteins belonging to blood and organs in pottery vessels from a burial mound at Iron Age hillfort in Heuneburg, Germany. They also found traces of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.
The face of a man who lived 9500 years ago in Neolithic settlement in Jericho, now the West Bank region of Palestine, was reconstructed in British Museum.
People campaigning against housing development in Ihumatao, Mangere, North New Zealand, discovered shell midden pointing to existence of pre-European colonisation Maori settlements in the area.
Archaeologists excavating the Mortuary Temple of King Amenhotep III in Luxor, Egypt, discovered a number of statues of the goddess Sekhmet, daughter of the ancient Egyptian sun god Re.