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.
Archaeologists discovered a Bronze Age wooden container in an ice patch at an altitude of at 2650 metres at Lötschberg mountain in the Swiss Alps. Analysis of the biomarkers from the food residue shed light on spread and exploitation of cereal grains in Prehistoric Europe.
Archaeologists believe that nine tombs dated to the Bronze Age, which were recently discovered near Carlomanesti, eastern Romanian region of Buzau, provide valuable information about ancient trade between Eastern and Western Europe.
Researchers analysed the copper from Ötzi the Iceman’s axe, identifying its place of origin in central Italy. It seems the object made a long way from its place of mining to the place in Northern Italy, where the Bronze Age frozen body was found.
Archaeologists unearthed remains of a 3000-years-old structure believed to serve as a Bronze Age sun altar, in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, North-west China.
An inhabitant of Andrychów, South Poland, was detained after an attempt of illegal selling a metal axe at an Internet auction. The age of the artefact was confirmed as being at least 3000 years old.
The discovery of the grape seed at Rødbyhavn on Lolland, Denmark, dating back 1750 years to the Bronze Age, sheds news light on Prehistoric contacts of Scandinavia and wine growing regions.
Archaeologists working a construction site of a high-pressure gas pipeline near Sulmierzyce, West Poland, discovered a settlement and burial site of the Lusitian culture, dating back the Early and Middle Bronze Age (1300-900 BC).
Archaeologists discovered ancient rock art from an unidentified civilisation at the site of Pire Mazar Balandar in North-east Iran.
A Prehistoric trove of bronze jewellery, dated to between 900-650 BC, was discovered by a metal detectorist conducting a search in ranks of a local exploration society.
Archaeologists discovered finds dating back to the Neolithic at a burial site in Shrewsbury, United Kingdom. Radiocarbon dating of wooden pole’s remains found in the ground revealed it was buried in 2033 BC.
Experts investigating ancient DNA samples reveal how ancient Bronze Age people crafting bell-shaped pots, known as the Bell Beaker culture, may have displaced Neolithic farmers.
Archaeologist continuing excavations along the route of Lincoln Eastern Bypass unearthed a 6-metre-long Prehistoric boat made of a tree trunk.