Ancient pottery bowl was used by an Alcester resident as a bird bath before the man recognised it was a piece of Roman Age pottery. The object, found in his garden was identified by the man’s daughter who saw a similar item on display on the Roman Alcester exhibition the local museum.
A hidden deposit made by Germans living in Lubomierz, south-western Poland, during World War II was discovered after the relatives of the people that have hidden the objects came to seek them. The Germans asking for shovels brought the attention of the Polish Police which notified the heritage officials.
Heavy winds and stormy weather caused the sea to reveal a wreckage of a 19th century ship. The wooden remains are 27 long and resurfaced on the shores near Międzywodzie, Wolin island, north-western Poland.
Ten monumental Christian tombs built with use of large stones were excavated in Sasiny, north-eastern Poland. The structures were built between 11th-13th centuries.
Greek Police broke up an antiquities smuggling ring, arresting nearly 30 people and securing over 2000 archaeological artefacts which are said to have been looted from sites all over Greece.
Excavation at Blick Mead at Whiltshire, United Kingdom, revealed a site that contained numerous artefacts including remains of a supposedly domesticated Mesolithic dog that lived around 5000 BC.
Roman projectile ammunition discovered at a hillfort in Scotland indicates an assault by Roman army around 1800 years ago. The find made at Burnswark Hill, Dumfries region, south-western Scotland, is the largest cache of Roman lead sling bullets discovered.
Construction workers placing a lightning conductor at Hagby Church, west of Uppsala, Sweden, discovered a Viking Era runestone that was missing for almost 200 years.
A Bronze Age tomb dated to 1450 BC, discovered near Pylos, south-western Greece, contained a spectacular array of precious jewellery, weapons and riches.
Excavations at the mound at Skipsea Castle, near Bridlington in East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, where a Norman castle was located, revealed an even older, untouched earthwork, dated to the Iron Age.
Archaeologists excavating the area by the Józef Dziąga roundabout in Mińsk Mazowiecki, Poland, discovered a graveyard. The excavations were conducted in search for a wooden church that was burnt down during the Swedish invasion in the 17th century.
A metal detectorist with over 10 years of experience discovered a rare Roman pendant in Farndon, Cheshire, United Kingdom. The piece of jewellery is said to be 2000 years old.
Metal detectorist stumbled upon bronze artefacts near the village of Drążdżewo Małe in north-central Poland. The archaeologists that studied the find connected it with the Lusatian culture of Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age (1300-500 BC).
In Lancashire, United Kingdom, archaeologists discovered a Late Bronze Age hoard of artefacts among which a complete, pressed flower was discovered. The perfectly preserved flower, identified as a thistle, is said to be 3000 years old.
Archaeologists discovered numerous ancient artefacts in the waters surrounding the island of Delos, following a shipwreck find earlier this year. Delos was known in the antiquity for its sanctuary of Apollo and Artemis.
Archaeologists discovered over 40 barrows near Sarbia, north-western Poland, that served as places of burial for people living 2500 years ago. The structures were discovered by an amateur who is said to have studied satellite images of the area.
Archaeologists discovered 17 new tombs at a site called Poggetto Mengarelli near the Etruscan necropolis at Vulci, Viterbo province of Italy. The presence of the tombs was indicated by illegal activities by the looters of ancient artefacts.
A metal detectorist discovered a hoard of silver coins on a farm outside Rønne, Bornholm. The treasure is dated to the Viking age.
Archaeologists excavating for the first time in the area of the forgotten city of Dzwonowo, western Poland, discovered hundreds of artefacts and revealed a cemetery dated to period between 14th-18th centuries. The city itself was discovered through analysis of satellite images in 2014.
The time capsule left by the Nazis in 1934 that was dug up two weeks ago in Złocieniec, Northern Poland, was finally opened. It revealed numerous items left by the Nazi Party members for the future generations.