Excavations undertaken during the construction of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) led to several archaeological discoveries, including evidence of Roman army activity, and Palaeolithic artefacts dating to 13000 BC.
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.
Archaeologists discovered a Prehistoric settlement at Göreme (Çakıltepe) Mound in Nevşehir Province, Turkey. The site dates back to early Bronze Age (3000-2000 BC).
Archaeologists uncovered a Bronze Age grave in an area where the new Drumnadrochit Medical Centre is being developed, in Drumnadrochit, near Loch Ness, Scotland.
Archaeologists discovered evidence for the parasitic worms described 2500 years ago in the writings of Hippocrates. The evidence was found within samples of faeces from prehistoric burials on the Greek island of Kea.
Researchers documented a gallery of over 500 petroglyphs at Dus-Dag mountain, Kara-Turug range, on the border between Russia and Mongolia, that are believed to have been made since the Bronze Age until 1st millennium AD.
A cache of unusual stone tools from the Bronze Age was found by the Iron Age Moel Arthur hillfort, North-East Wales, in a place that would have been a stream around 4500 years ago.
Police officers have seized around 800 illegally obtained artefacts during a raid at a private flat in Wągrowiec, North-West Poland.
The first Bronze Age cemetery site in the region was discovered near Dobre Miasto, Northern Poland, as artefacts dating back to the 27th cent. BC were unearthed.
A cache of artefacts dating back to the 10th century BC was unearthed by a farmer in his field near Kamień Pomorski, North-West Poland.
Archaeologists unearthed a peculiar pottery vessel filled with bones of toads within a 4000-years-old Canaanite burial just outside Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo, Israel.
Underwater archaeologists have managed to identify 18 shipwrecks on a coastline of 100 kilometres at Turkey’s southern province of Mersin. The shipwrecks area said to date back to between 1000 and 2700 years.
Accidental discovery of a Prehistoric pot included numerous artefacts dating back to the Bronze Age. After the discovery amateur treasure hunters the findings to the local heritage office.
Archaeologists have tested a large storage jar dating back to Copper Age (early 4th millennium BC), found at Monte Kronio site, Agrigento, Italy. Chemical analysis of its residue has tested positive for organic traces characteristic for grapes and winemaking process.
Workers conducting restoration works at a historical building under Muzeinaya Street in Omsk, Russia, unearthed a well-preserved skeleton of a warrior that is believed to date back between 2700-2900 years.
Researchers have unearthed the gate leading to the fortified settlement at Zyndram’s Hill in Maszkowice. The site, dating back to the 2nd millennium BC is considered the oldest site with monumental stone fortifications in the area of Poland, discovered so far.
A trove of jewellery dating back 3000 years was discovered by two men near Sulęcin, West Poland. The trove consists of 170 bronze and amber artefacts.
Archaeologists carrying out excavations near Supraśl, North-West Poland discovered artefacts linked to the Bell Beaker culture that existed in the period of transformation from the Neolithic to the Bronze age. The discovery marks the farthest east site where artefacts of this culture have been discovered worldwide.
Researchers analysing the DNA of members of Europe’s first literate Bronze Age societies of Minoans (c. 2600 to 1100 BC) and Mycenaeans (c. 1700 to 1050 BC), revealed the origins of these populations. It turned out that ancestors of both civilisations were populations from Neolithic Western Anatolia and Greece, and that Minoans had deep roots in the Aegean.
Archaeologists discovered remains of numerous granaries dating back 3500 years back to the Bronze Age, at the Kaymakçı settlement near Gölmarmara, Manisa province, Turkey.