The 15th century city of Nieszawa, known by two names Nowa Nieszawa (New Nieszawa) or Dybów was a prosperous urban centre on the border of the Polish Kingdom and the Teutonic Order. In nearly 40 years of its existence the city became the main rival of the Order’s city of Toruń (Thorn), a member of the Hanseatic League.
Excavations at the Must Farm, on the outskirts of Peterborough (East England) led to a discovery of largest and most perfectly preserved bronze age wheel ever discovered in the UK.
Over a dozen previously uncharted monumental megalithic graves have been discovered in North-western Poland by archaeologists from The University of Szczecin in the region of Western Pomerania.
Archaeologists found a restaurant-like structure roughly 2100 years old, making it one of the earliest such taverns in the western Mediterranean. The excavations took place in the ancient town of Lattara, Southern France.
A burial found at a Mesolithic site in Germany has revealed remains of a young man positioned in it in an upright position. The site, dated back to 7000 years ago is located near the village of Groß Fredenwalde, about 50 miles north of Berlin, on top of a rocky hill.
A less than inch in width and length triangular mount was found near Fakenham (United Kingdom) during a charity search aimed at raising money from any finds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
Archaeological investigation uncovered the remains of Britain’s largest Roman covered walkway. The ruins of the walkway measure 120 metres.
Archaeologists at Rhuddgaer, near Newborough (Wales) discovered what is thought to be a buried village dated back to the 7th or 8th Century.
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.