Excavations in Coventry, central England, prior to building of a student development revealed part of a Medieval wall hidden under the tarmac of a car park.
Excavations on a construction site in Cambridge, United Kingdom, revealed foundations of 3 Medieval building belonging to a friary. Archaeologists discovered also more than 25 skeletons and expect to find about twice as many.
Archaeologists discovered remains of three 1600-year-old Roman buildings under a city centre park in Chichester, United Kingdom. The discovery was made following results of ground penetrating radar (GPR) survey made back in 2015.
In an international operation named “Pandora”, aimed at criminal networks involved in cultural theft, conducted in nearly 20 European countries from both inside and outside the EU 3561 works of art and cultural goods were seized by the authorities.
During the building of Crossrail in London, archaeologist discovered thousands of Victorian jam jars and pickle pots thrown into a cistern beneath a former nightclub in Tottenham Court Road.
Construction workers discovered a hoard of Neolithic pottery and flint tools while laying a pipe in Kincaple, St Andrews, Great Britain. The finds are said to date back 4000 years.
The National Museum of Ireland recently received four items sent anonymously in letters without a post-mark addressed to the “History Museum”. The artefacts are dated to Bronze Age and Viking Age.
Researchers recovered remains of US soldiers who died in a plane crash during World War Two, in the area of Lower Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh state, north-eastern India.
Archaeologists suppose that the impression were made most likely by Australopithecus afarensis when a group walked together across wet volcanic ash. The discovery was made close to where similar tracks were found in the 1970s in Laetoli, Tanzania.
An almost toothless jaw was found within a large carved whalebone vertebra discovered within the ruins of an Iron Age broch on Orkney, northern Scotland.
A discovery of what is believed to be the oldest burials of monks in Britain was made at discovered at Beckery Chapel, near Glastonbury. Carbon dating of the remains revealed that they were from the 5th or early 6th century AD.
Excavations near near Immingham in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, revealed a mass burial pit of victims of the Black Death pandemic. Carbon dating shows that the skeletons come from 14th century while DNA tests confirmed presence of the plague bacteria.
Researchers conducting a non-invasive survey at Pembroke Castle, West Wales, believe they might have uncovered the location of king Henry VII’s birthplace.
Archaeologists discovered pottery fragments, mounds and the remains of kilns used for drying grain while monitoring the building of the West Link, a road built to ease traffic flow through Inverness, Scotland.
Archaeologists using electrical imagining techniques found that the pyramid Temple of Kukulcan at Chichen Itza, which is also known as El Castillo, was built atop two other structure that were possibly earlier pyramids.
Workers repairing Chester’s city walls discovered previously undocumented remains of a Roman gate tower.
A carved stone known as a Pictish stone slab with a depiction of a dragon-like beast was found on Orkney’s (North Scotland) east mainland coast earlier this year. Now the artwork has been rescued and analysed.
Archaeologist at Isle of Man apply modern prospection techniques to study mounds that range from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age. These methods include LiDAR measurements, geophysics and DNA analysis.
Excavations at the mound at Skipsea Castle, near Bridlington in East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, where a Norman castle was located, revealed an even older, untouched earthwork, dated to the Iron Age.
A metal detectorist with over 10 years of experience discovered a rare Roman pendant in Farndon, Cheshire, United Kingdom. The piece of jewellery is said to be 2000 years old.