Metal detectorist from the United Kingdom has recently discovered a brooch, dated to 1800 BC. The artefact is made of copper and contains the letters “RMA” engraved in its shape.
A Bronze Age cremation burial has been discovered near Stonehenge. The site is a burial mound located at Netheravon, Wiltshire.
The Environment Agency has used lasers to scan and map the English landscape from above since 1998. This LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology is also publicly available and has proved particularly helpful to archaeologists seeking to map ancient features, such as Roman roads that have been ‘lost’, some for thousands of years.
Archaeologists from Collegium Polonicum in Słubice revisited the site of the Battle of Kunersdorf in a project lasting since 2009 aimed at identifying the place of a mass grave where the fallen soldiers were buried.
A team of Museum of London Archaeology researchers discovered an ornate fresco at a site by Lime Street.
A previously undiscovered and large ancient theatre has been excavated on the Ionian island of Lefkada.
Two small sized sculptures (approx 0.54cm height), one of Artemis made of copper and a second of her brother Apollo made of marble, were found at the archaeological site of Aptera, Chania on the island of Crete.
In an enormous effort an area of over 110 square kilometres has been studied by archaeologists from The National Archaeological Museum in Warsaw with the use of both non-invasive techniques and through excavations.
A Roman Imperial winery was found by archaeologists near the village of Vagnari in the Basentello river valley, Southern Italy.
Probably the oldest European foot prosthetic, dated to 6th century AD, was found in Austria by archaeologists from the Austrian Archaeological Institute.
Remains of a 3500-year-old settlement were found by archaeologists near the ancient Roman city of Aquileia in Northeast Italy.
Three hillforts in Central Poland were subject of non-invasive research by scientists from Institute of Archaeology of University of Łódź and Łódź branch of Scientific Association of Polish Archaeologists.
In Gniezno cathedral in Western Poland a number of ca 1500 documents dated to Medieval times have been found.
After six months of fieldwork at the ring-road construction at Ostrów Wielkopolski (Western Poland) the archaeologists summed up the discoveries recently.
Archaeologists of the Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences discovered what seems to be a private arsenal of a military commander from the era of Ivan the Terrible, the 16th century 1st Tsar of Russia.
A wooden shipwreck was found in the Mediterranean off the Salento coast in the region of Puglia (South Italy).
A handful of tiny fragments of beautifully worked Tudor gold was found in a muddy stretch of the Thames foreshore over a period of years by eight different metal detectorists.
Underwater archaeologists found a 9th-10th cent. fish-pot (a kind of a fish trap) in West Poland.
An interdisciplinary project to study over 40 human and animal mummies has began, being carried out by archaeologists from University of Warsaw.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient Roman ship loaded with 3000 jars of garum or Roman fish sauce near the coast of Italy.