Archaeologists discovered traces of an ancient Jewish settlement at the site of the abandoned military training base at Beit El in Samaria, East Israel. The site dates back to Iron Age, and was occupied in the Persian, Hellenistic and Hasmonean periods until the Roman Era.
An individual buried with his knees on backwards was found during excavations in a field at Little Carlton, near Louth, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. This and other finds date to about 7th-8th century AD.
A graffiti with a crossword of Greek words running top-to-bottom and left-to-right was found on one of the walls of the basilica at the agora of ancient city of Smyrna, İzmir, West Turkey. It is dated to be roughly 2000 years old.
Excavations by the 12th century Holy Trinity Church in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, south-western United Kingdom, revealed Early Medieval graves. The inhumations, dated to the 9th century AD provide evidence for Christian burials in the area.