Archaeologists conducting excavations at the 14th century ringfort in Rozprza in central Poland, discovered traces of earlier fortifications that can be dated to the end of the 10th century.
Archaeologists from University of Wrocław discovered the remains of gallows during excavations on the Mieszczańska Mountain in Złotoryja, South-west Poland. The remains of the gallows are believed to be the largest of so far documented brick structures of this kind in the region of Silesia.
A tomb was discovered by two young people in the region of Zagori in Greece. The researchers examining the find stated that it is an undisturbed and not looted tomb from the Byzantine era.
Archaeologists excavating a Bronze Age city in Cyprus discovered a tomb containing a treasure of Egyptian scarabs, diadem, exotic luxuries and pearls and earrings set in gold. The site of Hala Sultan Tekke is dated to 1500 BC.
Fire inspectors aiding excavations of the Bronze Age village of Must Farm in the marshlands of eastern England that burned down 3000 years ago state that the fire might have been set on purpose, possibly in a raid by a hostile group of warriors.
One of Norway’s most famous historical sites of 5000-year-old stone-age rock carving of a figure on skis was vandalised. It was destroyed by a sharp object that was used to scratch along the lines of the carving.
Excavation at Skagafjörður in North West Iceland, concentrated this year on Keflavík in Hegranes, revealed the remains of a Medieval church and about 45 graves in a circle formed churchyard, with a number of skeletons in various conditions of decay.
A skull of a female skeleton discovered in 1987 at Achavanich in Caithness was the basis of facial reconstruction. The female is said to have died 3700 years ago during the Bronze Age.
A 12th century brooch was discovered on the shore of Oney Island in Connemara in western Ireland. The person who made the discovery is an Irish American film and television major at New York University being in Dublin for the summer with an NYU program.
In Warsaw, archaeologist made a number of discoveries at a site of a future construction of office buildings on a square just outside the centre of the city.
The crowd-sharing system called Arches, utilising satellite imagery, photographs, technical data and eyewitness descriptions documents damage and destruction of monuments by the so-called Islamic State and due to fights near the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Divers that were searching for the wreck of an 17th century Swedish warship “Kronan” on the bed of the Baltic Sea claim to find a over 300-year old cheese. The ship sank in 1676 off the Swedish coast.
A construction site at the Old Town in Bydgoszcz, northern Poland, revealed relics of wooden structures in the place where once two moats surrounding a the city’s keep joined.
A pile of ancient jars was found underwater on the shore of Sicily by archaeologists that were studying a shipwreck dated to the Roman era.
Archaeologists from the Museum in Gliwice in southern Poland discovered evidence for a motte type structure while conducting excavations at a mound in Pniów.
Archaic period Sanctuary of Apollo on the uninhabited islet of Despotiko in Greece’s Cyclades revealed numerous finds during last years excavations. Its results were announced by the Greek Ministry of Culture.
A basement filled with numerous stone decorations and a air raid shelter tunnel were among the finds made by archaeologists in two cities in North Poland.
The building of Henryk Dąbrowski’s Chemical plant in Warsaw, pre-dating World War II was destroyed by the developer despite the structure being registered as an architectural monument. The demolition was conducted despite the decision of the Heritage Office and district authorities.
A recent find of a Palaeolithic tool made of mammoth ivory causes speculations that it might have been used for production of rope and twine during the Paleolithic Era.
After 3 weeks of excavations of the Empúries site on the Costa Brava, Spain, a ceramic vase containing 200 silver denarius dating from the 1st century BC was found. Also 24 amphorae of wine have been discovered in the cellar of an ancient house, a simpulum (bronze slab to extract wine) and two bracelets.