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.
A gilt-bronze Buddha triad was excavated around Jinjeon Temple’s Three-story Stone Pagoda in Yangyang, Gangwon, South Korea. The artefact dates to the Three Kingdoms Period (57 BC-668 AD).
Facial reconstructions of Homo sapiens who lived 30000 years ago in Sungir, located in Vladimir region of central Russia, have been made using virtual reality 3D animation.
Archaeologists found a structure in in Gyeongju, South Korea, which appears to be the remains of a flush toilet made during the Unified Silla Dynasty in the 8th century.
A bowl engraved with a poem written entirely in hiragana more than 1000 years ago in the ruins of a residence that existed in the Heian Period (794-1185 AD) in the Kekachi archaeological site, at Koshu on Honsiu, Japan.
Archaeologists discovered a representation of Ganesh, carved on the defensive wall of a medieval fort, at Kethavaram, Guntur, Central-East India.
Archaeologists unearthed structures dating back more than 1000 years at a site of Higashi-Yuge ruins in Yao, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. These remains offer a hint on the existence of a second capital in Osaka, Yuge-no-miya, that is known only through eighth-century chronicles.
Workers conducting restoration works at a historical building under Muzeinaya Street in Omsk, Russia, unearthed a well-preserved skeleton of a warrior that is believed to date back between 2700-2900 years.
Archaeologists discovered a burial containing mummified remains of a female buried around 900 yeas ago at the site of Zeleny Yar, near Salekhard, Russia.
Around 50 pieces of bone ornaments dating back 4000 years have been discovered in the village of Narmetta, Hyderabad, South India.
Archaeologists unearthed remains of a large ninth-century mansion likely belonging to a high-ranking nobleman within the site of Heiankyo (or Heian-kyō), the ancient capital founded in 794 AD in present-day Kyoto, Japan.
Archaeologists unearthed a sandstone statue of Buddha in the Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia. The statue measures nearly 2 metres in height and weights around 200 kilograms.
A 1200-years-old temple of Ganesha in Hooli near Saundatti, Karnataka, India, has collapsed due to illegal digging by treasure hunters.
Archaeologists discovered a well preserved ancient carpenter’s tool – an iron “yariganna” cutting chisel, at the Yokaichijikata ruins in Komatsu, Ishikawa province, Japan. The tool is believed to be 2300 years old.