Archaeologists from the University of Wrocław studied a part of the area of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia revealing it’s interesting past. Nowadays a remote place deprived of any road infrastructure and settlements, few thousands years ago it was a thriving area with conditions more suitable for habitation than at present.
Archaeologists in Kunan village (Bandipora district in North Kashmir) discovered a rare statue dating back to the Karkota era (600 AD- 800 AD). The artwork in form of a memorial stone slab was found during an excavation conducted to remove the debris from the local playing area.
Sculptures and carvings dating back more than 1,700 years have been discovered in the remains of a shrine and its courtyard in the ancient city of Bazira (Pakistan). One of the sculptures, carved in green schist, depicts a prince named Siddhartha leaving a palace on a horse named Kanthaka.
Polish archaeologists from University of Warsaw search for the lost fort of a Roman legion in the vicinity of Mount Ararat. The research is a part of a project financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education aimed at documenting remains of Roman presence in the region south of Armenia’s capital Yerevan.
Remains of suspected female of Turkik origin found in at an altitude of 2,803 metres in the Altai Mountains in Mongolia.
Researchers from Australia and Laos has uncovered burials on the Plain of Jars, dated back to the Iron Age, some 2,500 years ago.
A bronze workshop was discovered adjacent to the ancient Royal Palace of Angkor (Cambodia) on a site that that was first considered as a stone workshop.
Archaeologists from Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Université de Bordeaux presented the results of analysis of 17 bone tools recovered the Palaeolithic site of Ma’anshan Cave, Guizhou Province (Southern China).
Archaeologists led by Yang Yimin of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing found wooden carvings of male genitals found in the hands of female mummies in graves at the Xiaohe Tomb complex in Lop Nur, Xinjiang (China’s Uyghur autonomous region).
Remains of a man with a deformed knee to which a prosthetic leg was attached was found in a tomb in an ancient cemetery near Turpan in China.
Among the artefacts buried with a Chinese emperor Jing Di of the Han Dynasty the archaeologists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences discovered tea which might be the oldest tea remains found so far.
Five years of excavation at the Han Dynasty burial site of Haihunhou revealed more than 20000 artefacts, making the site one of the great archaeological finds of all time in China.
A rich burial was discovered near Ulan-Ude by a couple digging a hole for a compost pile. The remains are dated back 1000 years and include a rare Chinese bronze mirror.
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