The oldest ancient painting of a human face on stone has been found in Kikonai, Hokkaido, Japan. The artefact dates back to the latter half of the mid-Jomon period, around 4300 years ago.
Local residents of of Siwal village in Sukoharjo regency, Central Java, Indonesia, have unearthed a headless cow statue on Monday presumed to date back to the Mataram era (732-1006 AD).
Archaeologists uncovered the ruins of a government building in Xixian, Shaanxi Province, North-West China. The office building is believed to have been a musical department of the Qin Dynasty (221-207 BC).
Archaeologists discovered possibly the oldest use of a Kanji character on a pottery shard in Japan, dating back to the late Yayoi Pottery Culture period (300 BC-AD 300). The fragment was found at Karakami archaeological site in Iki, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.
Archaeologists believe to have uncovered what may be the oldest and largest tomb of a Scythian prince, at Uyuk River valley, Russian Republic of Tuva.
A bronze inscribed mirror with made during the Later Han Dynasty (25-220 AD) was discovered at the late Yayoi Pottery Culture period site (300 BC-300 AD) in Nakashima, Fukuoka, South-West Japan.
An ancient jar, dated to between the Asuka Period (592-710 AD) and Nara Period (710-784 AD) has been found at significant depth at an underwater site at Lake Biwako, Japan’s biggest freshwater lake in Shiga Prefecture, Honsiu.
A unique Turkic monument surrounded by 14 stone pillars covered in inscriptions was discovered on Eastern-Mongolian Dongoin shiree steppe by archaeologists.
Archaeologists discovered a total of 28 rock art sites dating from at least 2500 years ago on the island of Kisar, North of East Timor.
Archaeologists uncovered a 3100-year-old tomb containing food vessels, including bronze soup bowls with extraordinary designs, in Baoji City in Shaanxi Province, China.
Researchers have identified the remains of an large ancient Chinese water management project along the Yangtze River, that dates back 5000 years.
A villager rebuilding his house discovered an ancient treasure of 5.6 tonnes of coins in Chacun, Jingdezhen city, Jiangxi Province, East China.
An image of a two-humped camel has been discovered in the Kapova cave in Southern Ural Mountains. The painting is preliminarily estimated to be between 14500-37700 years old.
A recent study revealed that people of the Bronze Age Indus Valley civilisation relied on seasonal monsoon flooding and the rich, water-trapping clays of the old river valley, rather than – in contrary to popular belief – on major glacier-fed rivers. These are now said to have dried up more than 3000 years before the peak of the Indus Valley civilisation’s development.
Cremated human remains were found in Gongchi Village, Jingchuan Country, China. They were inside a ceramic box bearing an inscription that says they are of Siddhārtha Gautama, the Buddha. The box was found along with more than 260 Buddhist statues.
Artefacts found within a cave system in Nanshan, Fujian Province, East China, indicate that the site was occupied by the first Neolithic cave-dwelling agrarian society ever found in China.
Researches discovered traces of ink on an ancient stone artefact that was found split in two, in 2003 in Yakushinoue ruins in Chikuzen, Fukuoka Prefecture, West Japan.
Archaeologists unearthed a fragment of a glass vessel from the 12th century the site of Heiankyo, Japan’s ancient capital, serving as a logistics base to distribute luxury gifts to aristocrats.
Researchers documented a gallery of over 500 petroglyphs at Dus-Dag mountain, Kara-Turug range, on the border between Russia and Mongolia, that are believed to have been made since the Bronze Age until 1st millennium AD.
Archaeologists discovered remains of a buried nomadic Xiongnu woman wearing decorated belt buckles made of coal at the Ala-Tei burial ground on the Yenisei River in the Republic of Tuva, South Russian Federation.