A librarian has stumbled upon a rare 540-year-old page, ripped from a Medieval priests’ handbook, in a library at the University of Reading, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists discovered a spectacular ancient Roman mosaic along with two building foundations, dozens of pieces of pottery, and weapons at the old factory site near Great Central Street and Highcross Street in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Cemetery workers digging up a new grave at Kamień Pomorski, North-western Poland, discovered a richly ornamented led coffin, possibly dating to early 20th century.
As excavations at the Kolegiacki Square in Poznań, West Poland, continue, archaeologists were able to reveal the remains of a large church and around 3000 artefacts.
Family renovating a 120-year-old small brick house in Parszkowo, northern Poland, discovered a stash of various types of ammunition, hidden under the flooring.
A trove of 3000-year-old weapons containing a large number of bronze axe heads was found late April in a field in the village of Hegra, near Stjørdal, Norway. According to the experts the objects date back to the Late Bronze Age between 1100-500 BC.
Customs officers at the Polish-Belarusian border foiled the smuggle of 680 coins dated to the 18th century. The artefacts were being smuggled by a Belarusian citizen through the border crossing at Połowce.
Remains of a gate leading to the Jewish ghetto established by the Nazis in occupied Poland was found in Białystok, East Poland. The gate lead to the ghetto from the Czysta street.
A time capsule found in Głogów, south-western Poland, at the Umiński Square was opened by experts, revealing led tube containing a glass jar wrapped in a newspaper from 1900.
A new technique developed by an international team allowed to trace the remains of groups of hominids in sediments even in caves or in strata which have no skeletal remains. the researchers analysed 85 samples of sediments from the Pleistocene, between 550000 and 14000 years ago, from eight Eurasian caves, including El Sidrón (Spain) and Denisova Cave (Russia).
Excavations at a suspected Iron Age site in Caithness, Scotland, resulted in a find of a whetstone, a tool used for sharpening metal objects.
Historical floor tiles were unearthed in a park in Poland’s capital, Warsaw, by unknown individuals. Heritage authorities who investigated the site identified them as remains of a hospital building around 1792 in the Jazdów district.
A 6-metre-long log boat was discovered on the bottom of the Niedzięgiel lake, near Skorzęcin, by an amateur diver.
An Iron Age warrior’s grave filled with unique grave goods, dating back to 850 BC was discovered by archaeologists at the Don Bosco shipyard in Sion, Switzerland.
Archaeologists conducting excavations outside of Ċittadella, Gozo, Malta, unearthed remains of ancient walls that could date as far back as Punic times (200 BC), which were used through the Roman Period and in the Late Antiquity.
Part of a jet engine belonging to a German WW2 Nebelwerfer missile was found by a farmer ploughing the field in Gołąb, near Puławy, East Poland.
Archaeologists excavation the area of a hill by the Świętoduska street, just behind the Town Hall in Lublin, East Poland, unearthed a previously unknown German WW2 bunker and remains of fortified firing positions.
Wreck of the steamer “Boy Feddersen”, sunk on 14th August, 1941, was found off coast of Eupatoria, Crimea, by Russian researchers. The ship is said to have been filled with treasures stolen by the Nazis during their WW2 campaign on the Crimean Peninsula.
Archaeologists confirmed that remains of fortifications found by aerial laser scanning (ALS) in the region of the Dalkowskie Hills, south-east Poland, are linked to the army of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, and were probably constructed in 1759 during the Seven Years’ War (1754-1763).
Dorset Police, is looking for vandals who were involved in the destruction of the lid of an empty Roman sarcophagus that was on display in Prince Charles’s urban development in Dorset, United Kingdom.