A trove of 3000-year-old weapons containing a large number of bronze axe heads was found late April in a field in the village of Hegra, near Stjørdal, Norway. According to the experts the objects date back to the Late Bronze Age between 1100-500 BC.
Archaeologists working prior to the construction of the Lincoln Eastern Bypass, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, revealed an intriguing artefact from the site, which is a tool made from the leg bone of a sheep.
Excavations of 3200-years-old burial mounds in Mongolia revealed remains of horses buried individually near the graves of humans.
A stone finger, believed to be a part of a statue created in Egypt, has been uncovered by archaeologists sifting through the soil from an illegal excavation on the Temple Mount, Jerusalem, Israel, dumped in the Kidron Valley by the Muslim Waqf in 1999.
Archaeological investigation prior to S3 road construction linking Legnica and Bolków, south-western Poland, led to the discovery of numerous archaeological features, including a Prehistoric burial site, pottery and Bronze artefacts.
Prehistoric finds from the Schnidejoch Pass in Switzerland’s High Alps reveal that people might have led their herds from Lower Valais to the Bernese Oberland and graze their sheep there during Bronze Age, around 5000 BC.
Police have stopped an illegal online auction of a bronze axe, which was started by a citizen of Andrychów, South Poland, on one of auction sites. Experts have dated the find to between 1300-1000 years BC.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at a site prior to construction of Lincoln Eastern Bypass near near Washingborough Road in found in Lincolnshire, England, have found more than 150 skeletons and artefacts dating back even 12000 years.
Crossing Authority Security Officers at Erez Crossing between Israel and Palestine prevented smuggling of rare artefacts while three men were arrested attempting to loot gold coins from the archaeological site of the Bar Kokhba Revolt (132-136 AD).
A number of footprints dating back 7000 years, discovered at Port Eynon on the Gower peninsula, South Wales, could reveal the behaviour of Mesolithic hunters.
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.
Low tide at Thallabawn beach, Mayo, North-western Ireland, revealed remains of a wooden shipwreck that has not yen been identified.
Danish archaeologists discovered a jewellery workshop containing semi-precious gemstones on a small island of Failaka off Kuwait’s coast. The finds date to between 2100 and 1700 BC.
Remains of a bronze foundry was discovered in Szczepidło, central Poland, dating back 3500 years, to the Late Bronze Age. The site was occupied by people of the Tumulus culture, distinguished among others for the practice of burying the dead beneath burial mounds.
Artefacts being 2500 years old were found during a scheduled clearing of a forest area in the district of Wipsowo, northern Poland, from potential unexploded ordnance by sappers in cooperation with archaeologists.
In the vicinity of the largest burial mound ever found in Georgia, in the Kakheti region, archaeologists discovered a settlement site. The mound, being 20 metres high, dates to the Bronze Age.
A rock with a round hole about 1 metre in diameter might have served as a calendar marking the beginning of winter to people living in Sicily 5000 years ago.
Archaeologists found evidence for industrial activities such as metalwork, glasswork and pottery in Tom Maroon, in Iran’s area of Persian Gulf. The site dates back from ancient Bronze Age up to the historic and Islamic periods.
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.
40 years after archaeologists discovered burials containing casting molds for axes, razors, and other tools, the finds will be properly researched and published. The 3000-year-old finds from Legnica, south-western Poland, are said to be unique in Europe.