Fragments of a carpet made with silk and wool were recovered from a shipwreck dubbed the Palmwood Wreck buried at the bottom of the sea for nearly 400 years.
Archaeologists discovered burial mounds dated to the Neolithic and Bronze Age, near Ościsłowo, central-western Poland. Now, the discovery might be used to stop the planned development of an open pit mine that is also being protested by local residents.
A team of Polish and Jewish archaeologists discovered a filled-in tunnel during works at the former World War II German concentration camp at Sobibór, eastern Poland. This is probably the tunnel used by a group of prisoners to escape from the Sonderkommando barracks.
A treasure hunter found a in Sherwood Forest, United Kingdom. The find dates to the 14th century and was discovered by an amateur metal detectorist.
A limestone relief stolen from Queen Hatshepsut’s temple in El-Deir El-Bahari in Luxor and illegally smuggled out was recovered by Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities from London.
A classical period citadel wall measuring 80 metres in length was discovered in Palaepaphos (Old Paphos), Cyprus. The wall is believed to define the north face of a monumental palace, near the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite.
Scientists examined tartar from 1.2-million-year-old teeth, one of the oldest hominin remains discovered in Europe. Food remains from tartar revealed the palaeodiet of the individual.
Excavations at Caistor St Edmund, in Norfolk, England, revealed that the former Roman Era town, that existed there, called Venta Icenorum had extensive defences that triple the area of the settlement.
A discovery of numerous Roman Era artefacts was made off Tunbridge Lane in Bottisham, United Kingdom, where a new housing development is scheduled.
Archaeologists conducting non-invasive research on and around the Strongilovoúni hill on the great Thessalian plain, northern Greece, registered features that allow for identification of the architectural remains near the village of Vlochós as of an ancient city.
Archaeologists unearthed parts of 2000-years-old fortification system that surrounded the ancient city of Tanais at the mouth of the Don river by the Sea of Azov in modern Russian Federation.
Analysis of micro-remains of plants contained within the tartar of the teeth led to recognition of plant-based diet of human populations living in Iraq 8500 years ago.
As the restoration works of the Museum of Warsaw (former Historical Museum of Warsaw) near their end, 17th and 18th restored polychrome paintings will be put on display within the Museum’s interiors that will encompass 200 rooms in over 11 tenement houses in city’s Old Town.
Enthusiasts of Warsaw’s history have digitally reconstructed a 19th-century factory after finding original plans in thrown-away old furniture. The oldest of the documents dates to 1881.
Workers at Atwood House Museum in Chatham, United Kingdom, discovered a century-old human skull while clearing leaves on the grounds.
Archaeologists working in Kłodnica, Eastern Poland, discovered remains of a burnt Early Medieval building. The structure contained broken pottery vessels in which over 30 kilogrammes of legumes seeds were stored.
Over 1000 burials dating back 3000 years were found by archaeologists in Paszowiece, south-western Poland. The excavations were conducted prior to construction of the major S3 road.
Excavations at Dabje Gramage, near the Barovo village in Demir Kapija, Macedonia, revealed remains of a Roman Era heroon – a mausoleum for ancient heroes. This is a first ever heroon temple discovered so far in Macedonia.
Burial of a young women wearing bronze jewellery, including an elaborate diadem or a crown, was found at Pydna Pieria in Macedonia. The burial is dated to the Late Bronze Age, ca. 1500-1200 BC.
Excavations at Gorno Pole in Macedonia, reveals details of a late antiquity ancient city. The site is dated to the period between 4th-6th century BC.