Construction workers discovered a gun and corresponding ammunition during construction works in a tenement house in Łódź, Central Poland.
During the clearing of roadside ditches near Sulimy, near Giżycko, North-East Poland, two large objects resembling unexploded ordnance were discovered. Sappers called onto the site identified them as probably German 28-cm Nebelwerfer shells.
Routine check at the Lublin Airport, East Poland, revealed a smuggle attempt of historic gold coins by a US citizen heading for Munich, Germany.
A presumably 200-year-old cannon was recovered from the bottom of the moat surrounding Fort Gerhard in Świnoujście, North-West Poland.
Archaeologists discovered what are believed to be the oldest Bronze Age towers and workshops that produced copper at Al Khashba in Wilayat of Al Mudhaibi, Oman.
At the mouth of the Belbek river, off shore Russian occupied Crimea, archaeologists uncovered two anchors and other items dating back to the 2nd or 3rd centuries AD, belonging to an ancient ship that sank off the western coast of the peninsula.
Excavations at the Asukadera Seiho site, the first Buddhist temple founded in Japan, located in Asuka, Nara Prefecture, Japan, revealed architectural remains of what is believed to be part of a banquet hall complex for the nobility, dating back to the 7th century AD.
Construction works at a metro station in Thessaloniki, Greece, led to the discovery of an ancient headless statue of a Greek goddess, Aphrodite.
Thumb of a warrior statue from the Terracota Army, has been reported stolen during exhibition in Philadelphia, USA. The thief has been identified by help of the FBI’s art crime unit.
Turkish Police has seized around 1981 historical artefacts dating back to the Roman and Byzantine periods were seized during an anti-smuggling operation in Istanbul’s Çekmeköy district.
Archaeologists uncovered 2700-year-old inscriptions within looters’ tunnels dug by ISIS beneath the Tomb of Jonah in the ancient Iraq city of Nineveh, Mosul, Iraq.
Construction workers paving a farm road in Shibushi, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan, unearthed a 1500-year-old tomb containing a large stone coffin, human remains and impressive armour in remarkable condition.
Archaeologists revealed ancient boxing gloves that were unearthed at Vindolanda fort by Hadrian’s Wall, northern England.
Remains of a 2600-year-old statue of a ruler of the Kush kingdom with a hieroglyphic inscription has been discovered in a temple at Dangeil, Sudan.
A study identifies the reason why the ancient Romans believed that the gate to the underworld was located at the city of Hierapolis, modern-day Turkey. The cave entrance emits volcanic carbon dioxide which even today kill birds that fly to close.
Archaeologists exploring recently discovered world’s largest underwater cave, located in Sac Actun and Dos Ojos, Mexico, discovered Maya relics and remains of Pleistocene fauna.
Excavations at the construction site of a ticket office of Margate Caves, Kent, United Kingdom, unearthed remains of an Iron Age hillfort into which a 17th century chalk mine was cut.
Hikers discovered 20 human skeletons, of which some were in black plastic bags, at a beach in Chubut Province, Southern Argentina.
Thieves have broken into the main archive of Canterbury Archaeological Trust in Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom. The place got ransacked, thousands of artefacts were thrown to the ground and some were stolen.
Recent excavations at Kanaljorden in Sweden, have revealed disarticulated 8000-year-old human skulls with remains of wooden stakes on which they were mounted, intentionally placed at the bottom of a former lake.