Excavations at the the Copper Age settlement near the village Pazardzhik, southern Bulgaria, dated back to the circa 4500-4600 BC revealed a golden bead.
Open day at excavation site attracted many tourists as archaeologists presented an unburied structure of a early Iron Age burial mound. The site is located in Bukwałd in North Poland.
Roman tombs in the ancient city of Viminacium in Serbia, once provincial capital of Moesia Superior, revealed 4th century golden tablets with inscriptions believed to be curses and invocations of demonic forces. The find may be possibly the first of such kind as according to the Roman customs, gold was never put into graves.
Archaeologists discovered a plunge pool built in Victorian times in a 12th century Cluniac nunnery of Delapre Abbey. The bath is believed to have been used by health-conscious visitors in the 19th century.
Archaeologists working on the site of a forgotten Medieval castle in Sierpc, central Poland, were able to uncover remains of the castle’s walls and fortification and date its creation. The castle is said to have been built between 15th-16th century in place of prior settlements dated to 12th and 13th centuries.
A female grave dubbed “the princess burial” was found dug into a barrow in North-western Poland. The burial of a Wielbark culture individual is dated to second half of 2nd century AD.
Mesolithic site of Paliwodzizna in northern Poland revealed contacts with Scandinavia were as early as 7-6000 BC. Archaeologists revealed remains of stone structures with hearths, walls, pavements with analogical ones known from Swedish and Norwegian sites.
The first known palace of Illyrian kings was discovered in Rhizon, Montenegro, by Polish archaeologists. The researchers uncovered a complex of monumental buildings dated to the 3rd century BC, that was built built before 260 BC, the second after 250 BC.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Olsztyn castle in southern Poland discovered a previously unknown storey of the tower. Within the so called “Well-tower” an actual well was unearthed that supplied the stronghold with water.
The archaeological project of excavations at Tintagel in Cornwall revealed one-metre thick walls dated to 6th century AD, possibly belonging to the rulers of the ancient south-west British kingdom of Dumnonia. The fieldwork is being carried out at the site of the 13th century Tintagel Castle in Cornwall.
A team of archaeologists are excavating the Caherconnell Cashel site in Ireland. Unearthed artefacts testify to a long Medieval period occupation at the site, lasting from 10th to 15th or 16th century AD.
The El Candelabro site in Peru was destroyed by a group of tourists riding motor vehicles. Paraca’s Park Rangers and the Tourism Police were able to quickly intervene and confront a group of people who were riding around in motor vehicles near the protected area.
The genuine ancient kitchen of Fullonica di Stephanus, a launderette functioning 2000 years ago, has been equipped with pots and pans as part of a new project that is trying to give visitors a sense of what day-to-day life in the city was like.
Archaeologists conducting excavations on the grounds of the Hillsborough Castle in County Down, Northern Ireland, discovered a human skeleton. The burial is suspected to be about 1000 years old.
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.