Researchers traced proteins belonging to blood and organs in pottery vessels from a burial mound at Iron Age hillfort in Heuneburg, Germany. They also found traces of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.
A number of 2788 artefacts were discovered in excavations of the main street in Buttevant, North County Cork, Ireland. The reconstruction works of the street were delayed due to the scale of the archaeological discoveries.
Five sunken ships are said to have been found while working on reconstruction of the waterfront in the city of Yevpatoria, eastern part of the Crimean Peninsula. One of them is believed to be the Black Sea Prince that sunk during the siege of Sevastopol, carrying “30 barrels of gold”.
Skeleton of found five years ago in a cave outside Ballyvaughan, West Ireland, was analysed and proven to belong to a teenage boy that died in period between 16th-17th centuries.
A treasure trove containing a golden amulet and other golden jewellery was found at Magletving on Lolland, Denmark. The finds are said to date back 1500 years.
In the area of the military airport in Babie Doły, northern part of Gdynia, Poland, amateur explorers identified metal remains as parts of an experimental Nazi torpedo bomb. The remains were sitting unidentified in plain sight for decades.
A piece of timber dated to Saxon times was found in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, south-eastern England,during works on a flood alleviation scheme.
A monumental house with a stone foundation containing bronze artefacts and an object made of amber was discovered at Maszkowice, southern Poland. The house, belonging to a larger settlement, dates back 4000 years.
Archaeological investigation of a 18th-century latrine located by a former fencing school led to discovery of two wooden spades used for practice.
In just two days work over a dozen 120-litre plastic bags were filled by remains of shoes as part of exploration of the German World War II Konzentrationslager Stutthof in northern Poland.
An almost toothless jaw was found within a large carved whalebone vertebra discovered within the ruins of an Iron Age broch on Orkney, northern Scotland.
Excavations in Bydgoszcz, North-central Poland, in the area of former castle moats brought to light numerous finds, including wooden structures, remains of buildings and an overwhelming amount of artefacts from between 14th-19th centuries.
Three Medieval deviant burials were discovered by archaeologists in Górzyca, West Poland. The burials were found at the edge of the Medieval cemetery with the human remains bearing signs of post-mortem mutilation.
Excavations in Kanie, west of Warsaw, Poland, revealed a cluster of over 70 slag-pit furnaces used 2000 years ago in iron smelting. The investigation preceded construction of a housing estates.
First season of a three-year project of archaeological investigation of the Westerplatte area revealed numerous artefacts from the early days of World War II. The site is the place of the Battle of Westerplatte, the first battle in the invasion of Poland and marked the start of the Second World War in Europe.
Reassessment of a box of cremated human remains excavated from a cist tomb in 1947 led to a discovery of a a collection of 4000-year-old small bone objects, among which was a bone pommel for a bronze knife – the first to be found on the Isle of Man.
Analysis of human remains from several regions across the Italian peninsula confirmed the presence of malaria during the Roman Empire. The evidence of mitochondrial genome of malaria was found within teeth of bodies dated to 1st to 3rd cent. AD.
Excavations revealed remains of an ancient Roman wall in the courtyard of the Grand Hotel and Spa York in York, northern United Kingdom. The discovery was made during building of the hotels new extension – appropriately named Roman House.
A discovery of what is believed to be the oldest burials of monks in Britain was made at discovered at Beckery Chapel, near Glastonbury. Carbon dating of the remains revealed that they were from the 5th or early 6th century AD.
Scientists managed to study a wreckage of a sunken World War II barge that is located on the seabed at the entrance to the port in Kołobrzeg, northern Poland. The landing barge was possibly used in 1945 in evacuation of city’s citizens.