Conservators discovered a frozen fruitcake on Cape Adare, Antarctic, left 106 years ago by the team of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott in the oldest building on the continent.
Archaeologists discovered a small lead ball near Aiken-Rhett House in Charleston, USA, indicating that the site was used by the British troops as trenches in 1780, during the American Revolutionary War.
Archaeologists managed to discover evidence of fierce battles between the British and Ottoman armies in the form of dozens of bullet cartridges, shell fragments and military items near Rosh Ha’ayin in central Israel.
Strong evidence have been found that metal wreckage found on the Wan Chai seabed in Hong Kong was the HMS Tamar, a depot ship scuttled in 1941 during the second world war.
Archaeologists discovered caches of American Revolutionary War artefacts at Gloucester Point, Virginia, United States of America. Excavations were conducted prior to construction of a new Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
Excavations at Triabunna, second largest township on the east coast of Tasmania, revealed various items at a site that is believed to have once been British 51st Regiment’s barracks.
Five sunken ships are said to have been found while working on reconstruction of the waterfront in the city of Yevpatoria, eastern part of the Crimean Peninsula. One of them is believed to be the Black Sea Prince that sunk during the siege of Sevastopol, carrying “30 barrels of gold”.