During restoration works in a church located in Jamielnica, Poland, paintings and sculpture decorations were found, dated probably to the 14th century. The ornaments were hidden under 10-centimetre thick layer of plaster.
Neolithic burial found in Avignon, France, was found with 158 shells and 16 red deer teeth indicating that his cloths were adorned with the objects and that the Neolithic population traded with these items between distant locations.
The oldest fossil human cranium in the cave of Aroeira, Portugal was found, representing also the westernmost human fossil ever found in Europe from the middle Pleistocene epoch, being about 400000 years old.
A stone axe-head was accidentally found in Orkney during an excursion led by University of the Highlands and Islands. The artefact is believed to be 5000 years old.
Archaeologists excavating the areas where the new subway lines are being developed in Warsaw, Poland, have found numerous artefacts and features linked to the rich history of the capital.
Analysis of dental calculus from a Neanderthal upper jaw found in cave sites in Spy, Belgium, and El Sidrón, Spain, provided new details about the diet of the Neanderthal populations living in Europe between 50000-42000 years ago.
Remains of an ancient wall were found in Valetta, Malta. The structure is believed to be a part of the fortification system of the city.
A flower pot at Blenheim Palace, an English palatial estate, has been identified by antique experts as a long-lost Roman sarcophagus.
Archaeologists discovered remains of a Medieval prosthetic leg’s strap while conducting excavation at Cathedral Church of St Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, in Gloucester, England.
Archaeologists discovered a previously unknown cave which is thought to have once been under an old pub in Nottingham, United Kingdom.
A women digging in her recreational plot in Toruń, Poland, discovered an object that resembled unexploded ordnance. She packed the metal item and brought it to the nearest Police station.
Two burials of individuals in a crouched position were found on the Yur-Yakha III site in the Yamal peninsula. The burials dated to 11th century are believed to be ritual or even sacrifices.
Construction workers in Tarnowskie Góry, South Poland, discovered a bottle with a message. The 40-year-old object was found in a former silver mine.
Underwater archaeologists have recovered 47 lumps of orichalcum – an alloy primarily consisting of copper, zinc and small percentages of nickel, lead, iron. The cargo was recovered off the coast of Gela in southern Sicily.
Archaeologists surveyed the scrap sites of the German’s World War One High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow, Orkney, Scotland.
A total of 22 individual shoes made of thick cattle leather were found in London, United Kingdom, a massive rediscovered ditch called the Faggeswell brook that ran down to the old Fleet river.
Face of a murdered 1400 years ago Pictish man, who was found in a cave in the Black Isle, Scotland, has been digitally reconstructed.
A number of footprints dating back 7000 years, discovered at Port Eynon on the Gower peninsula, South Wales, could reveal the behaviour of Mesolithic hunters.
Two metal detectorists discovered three necklaces and a bracelet in Leekfrith on Staffordshire Moorlands farmland, United Kingdom. The items, the Leekfrith Iron Age Torcs, are believed to be possibly the oldest Iron Age gold discovered in Britain.
Remains if a shipwreck of a German gunboat built before 1945 were salvaged from the beach in Kołobrzeg-Podczele, northern Poland.