A folded full-length mummy shroud has been discovered after about 80 years in a museum collection the National Museum of Scotland. It is believed to be over 2000 years old.
Ancient Ennedi cave paintings found in Sahara region of Chad have been vandalised with graffiti. The 8000-years-old artwork has been covered with names in French and Arabic.
Archaeologists discovered remains of a Medieval prosthetic leg’s strap while conducting excavation at Cathedral Church of St Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, in Gloucester, England.
Archaeologists surveyed the scrap sites of the German’s World War One High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow, Orkney, Scotland.
Face of a murdered 1400 years ago Pictish man, who was found in a cave in the Black Isle, Scotland, has been digitally reconstructed.
A gold-decorated Late Bronze Age spearhead and other weapons were discovered during excavations on land being developed into council football pitches at Balmachie in Carnoustie, Scotland.
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 at an undisclosed location on the Mendip Hills, Somerset, United Kingdom, revealed what is believed to be a Saxon workshop and a large Norman structure.
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.