The first known palace of Illyrian kings was discovered in Rhizon, Montenegro, by Polish archaeologists. The researchers uncovered a complex of monumental buildings dated to the 3rd century BC, that was built built before 260 BC, the second after 250 BC.
Latest research shows that late Stone Age hunter-gatherer communities spent time working out the basics of farming on the fertile lands of what is now Turkey before taking this knowledge migrating to Europe as gene material gathered among burials of early European settlers and early farmers in Central Turkey shows resemblance.
Researchers in China found first evidence for the legendary catastrophic Great Flood that occurred on the Yellow River, an event that resulted in emergence of the first ruling Xia dynasty of China.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Olsztyn castle in southern Poland discovered a previously unknown storey of the tower. Within the so called “Well-tower” an actual well was unearthed that supplied the stronghold with water.
The archaeological project of excavations at Tintagel in Cornwall revealed one-metre thick walls dated to 6th century AD, possibly belonging to the rulers of the ancient south-west British kingdom of Dumnonia. The fieldwork is being carried out at the site of the 13th century Tintagel Castle in Cornwall.
A team of archaeologists are excavating the Caherconnell Cashel site in Ireland. Unearthed artefacts testify to a long Medieval period occupation at the site, lasting from 10th to 15th or 16th century AD.
The El Candelabro site in Peru was destroyed by a group of tourists riding motor vehicles. Paraca’s Park Rangers and the Tourism Police were able to quickly intervene and confront a group of people who were riding around in motor vehicles near the protected area.
The genuine ancient kitchen of Fullonica di Stephanus, a launderette functioning 2000 years ago, has been equipped with pots and pans as part of a new project that is trying to give visitors a sense of what day-to-day life in the city was like.
Archaeologists conducting excavations on the grounds of the Hillsborough Castle in County Down, Northern Ireland, discovered a human skeleton. The burial is suspected to be about 1000 years old.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the 14th century ringfort in Rozprza in central Poland, discovered traces of earlier fortifications that can be dated to the end of the 10th century.
Archaeologists from University of Wrocław discovered the remains of gallows during excavations on the Mieszczańska Mountain in Złotoryja, South-west Poland. The remains of the gallows are believed to be the largest of so far documented brick structures of this kind in the region of Silesia.
A tomb was discovered by two young people in the region of Zagori in Greece. The researchers examining the find stated that it is an undisturbed and not looted tomb from the Byzantine era.
Archaeologists excavating a Bronze Age city in Cyprus discovered a tomb containing a treasure of Egyptian scarabs, diadem, exotic luxuries and pearls and earrings set in gold. The site of Hala Sultan Tekke is dated to 1500 BC.
Fire inspectors aiding excavations of the Bronze Age village of Must Farm in the marshlands of eastern England that burned down 3000 years ago state that the fire might have been set on purpose, possibly in a raid by a hostile group of warriors.
One of Norway’s most famous historical sites of 5000-year-old stone-age rock carving of a figure on skis was vandalised. It was destroyed by a sharp object that was used to scratch along the lines of the carving.
Excavations at the ancient lost city of Pteria, located near the village of Şahmuratlı in the Central Anatolian province of Yozgat, Turkey, come to a stop as the remains are fully unearthed. The site is home to many remarkable historical treasures.
Researchers discovered a campsite used by prehistoric hunter-gatherers 12,300 years ago in Utah Desert (USA), when the area was a lush wetland. The site was discovered in the area of U.S. Air Force’s Utah Test and Training Range, a proving grounds in the salt flats west of Salt Lake City.
Excavation at Skagafjörður in North West Iceland, concentrated this year on Keflavík in Hegranes, revealed the remains of a Medieval church and about 45 graves in a circle formed churchyard, with a number of skeletons in various conditions of decay.
A skull of a female skeleton discovered in 1987 at Achavanich in Caithness was the basis of facial reconstruction. The female is said to have died 3700 years ago during the Bronze Age.
A 12th century brooch was discovered on the shore of Oney Island in Connemara in western Ireland. The person who made the discovery is an Irish American film and television major at New York University being in Dublin for the summer with an NYU program.