Archaeologists conducting excavations at a construction site of a speedway near Szczepanowice, southern Poland, discovered a well-preserved multiple burial. The grave contains the remains of four people and numerous artefacts of the Corded Ware culture, dated to the 3rd millennium BC.
Polish archaeologists discovered, what they suppose to have been a building of Armamentarium, or the armoury, of the Roman legion that stationed at the fort in Novae, near Svishtov in Bulgaria.
Excavations at Alacahöyük, one of the most important Hittite sites in Turkey, revealed a secret tunnel, called a potern. The unexpected discovery this season was made during work at a sanctuary found in 2014.
Archaeologists excavating in the Prusias ad Hypium site near Aynalı in Düzce district of Turkey revealed remains of a Roman villa containing a mosaic floor. The find in the ancient Roman city is dated to between 300-400 AD.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at Lima’s ZOO discovered remains of over 100 dogs and humans dating back to pre-Columbian times. Some of the dogs were mummified with skin and hair still preserved.
Archaeologists in Peru discovered an ancient burial in Los Olivos district of the capital, Lima. The human remains were bundled up in a funerary basket.
Archaeologists excavating a burial ground in the Russian Federation’s Republic of Khakassia in eastern Siberia discovered a burial of a woman buried 4500 years ago. The Early Bronze Age burial was equipped with an incense burner decorated by solar symbols, 1,500 beads and 100 pendants made from animal teeth.
Archaeological project conducted by archaeologists from Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom discovered a human bone that is said to possibly be 90000 years old. The find was made at Taas al-Ghadha site, near Tayma in northwestern Saudi Arabia.
Waters around Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA, revealed three shipwrecks of Spanish ships yielding numerous interesting artefacts, as underwater explorers surveyed the area.
Construction workers installing cables at the Senior Common Room at St John’s College in Cambridge discovered a 300-year-old shoe within a wall. The object was positioned between the chimney breast and the window.
The mummified remains of a man dubbed Ötzi, that were found in 1991 on the border of Austria and Italy underwent specialised DNA analyses to reveal new information about the clothes that the man was dressed in at the moment of death.
A passerby discovered a sculpture of a known pre-2nd-World-War Silesian artist lying in the bushes near a construction site in Opole, South-western Poland. The find was made in the vicinity of a construction site, where a digger was operating.
Recent storm at the Baltic Sea shore in the area of the Słowiński National Park, North Poland, revealed a wooden hull of a boat. Archaeologists will conduct research to identify the type and age of the find.
A team of three underwater explorers from New York discovered a ship on the bottom of Lake Ontario in North America’s Great Lakes region. The wreckage was identified as a 200-years-old sloop “Washington” that was built in USA and owned by Canadians.
Archaeologists reported a discovery of a 1500-year-old tomb of a woman who was adorned with unique jewellery, including a necklace of 5000 beads and golden earrings. The find was made in Datong City in China while surveying the area before a construction project.
Archaeologists discovered 15 obsidian hand axes while conducting excavations in the Willamette Valley in Oregon, USA. These tools are first of their kind discovered in the region.
Archaeologists in Kazakhstan unearthed an architectural structure dated to the Bronze Age that contains a series of five, gradually rising towards centre, walls. The remains are said to be 3000 years old.
The new method analysing proteins in the fibres of the cloths or skin of mummified Iron Age bog bodies sheds new light on habits of Europeans living 2000 years ago. Proteins provided species recognition in 11 out of 12 samples and confirmed previous microscopic identification.
A tip of a Mexican sword was discovered during excavations at the south gate of the Alamo Mission in Texas (USA), famous for the 1836 battle during the Texas Revolution. The artefact is believed to be a part from a sword issued to a officer in the Mexican infantry.
During excavations at Gush Etzion site, south of Jerusalem, Israel, a stone ballista ball was discovered, possibly dating to the times of the Bar-Kochba revolt (132-136 AD) against the Roman Empire.