A team of archaeologists will carry out a surface survey at the ancient site of Aya Tekla, one of the oldest centres of Christianity, located in the southern province of Mersin’s Silifke district in Turkey.
Since the discovery in 1907, the excavations in Klaros in Menderes district of the western Turkish province of İzmir unearthed one of the centres of ancient belief since the 13th century BC and an oracle centre of Apollo during ancient Greek times.
There are hundreds of wrecks lying off the coast of Great Britain many of them from the two world wars. Now, five of these wartime wreck sites are being investigated by divers.
A 6000-year-old amulet discovered at a Neolithic site in Mehragarh, Baluchistan province central Pakistan might be the world’s oldest example of applying lost-wax casting technique to create metal objects.
Archaeologists discovered objects of French origin and other intriguing artefacts during excavations near the Taz River in Yamalo-Nenets autonomous region, Russian Federation. The artefacts are said to date back 300 years to the time of Luis XIV reign.
A special coin was unearthed at the Shari village in Hokkaido, Japan. It dates back 1200 years and suggests contacts between the Okhotsk culture of northern Hokkaido and Japan’s main island of Honshu as early as the ninth century.
A rich burial of a Medieval Siberian archer was unearthed after local residents stumbled upon the remains, near the village of Kokorya, Altai Republic, Russian Federation.
Archaeologists excavating a monastery in the Tuscan town of Lucca have unearthed a unique 400-year-old dental prosthesis. The find appears to pre-date modern tooth bridges.
Scientists used 3D CT scans to look inside a three-metre-long mummified Egyptian “giant crocodile”. They revealed that, besides the two crocodiles previously spotted inside the wrappings, the mummy also contains dozens of individually wrapped baby crocodiles.
Archaeologists discovered a 46000-year-old piece of jewellery in the Kimberly region of West Australia. It is made of a pointed kangaroo bone and was possibly worn pierced through the nose.
Archaeologists discovered Korean Peninsula’s oldest Bronze Age site in Jeongseon, Gangwon Province, South Korea. The site dates back to the 13th century BC, the Early Bronze Age.
Underwater archaeologists studied remains of a Mesolithic hunting site found on the bottom of the Baltic Sea at a place where once a lagoon existed and was used as a fish-hunting area.
Archaeologists discovered numerous stone structures sprawled over about 120 hectares near the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan.
Researchers are trying to discover what happened to the Fougueux, a French navy 74-gun ship that sunk after the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. After surrendering its flag, it was captured and towed by the British enemies.
Ancient rock art was found near the Marella Balijapalli village in north-western Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh state of India. The paintings show both people and animals.
Excavations of Tel Gezer, the biblical Gezer, in the foothills of the Judean Hills, Israel, revealed a hoard of rare gold and silver objects dating back to the Canaanite period 3600 years ago.
Excavations of a destroyed 4500-year-old Canaanite palace at Khirbet al- Batrawy, Jordan, revealed food, jewellery, weapons and personal objects that were preserved as the structure collapsed.
Archaeologists discovered a trove of Roman-era artefacts during excavations in Windisch, northern Swiss canton of Aargau. The 2000-year-old earthenware pot was filled with oil lamps and bronze coins.
Archaeologists conducting prospection with Ground Penetrating Radar at Fountains Abbey, North England, were able to discover the graves of more than 500 Cistercian monks and lay brothers.
A man-made tunnel was discovered near Taşbaşı Church in the Altınordu district of Turkey’s northern Ordu province.