Researchers have identified the source of one of tiny fragments of paper found on board of the wreckage of Queen Anne’s Revenge – the flagship of the pirate Edward Teach, known better as Blackbeard. It was revealed to be from a 1712 first edition of a book by Capt. Edward Cooke.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient Roman altar while monitoring a development of a retirement home within the area of the Medieval walls in central York, Northern England.
Archaeologists reconstructed the face of a man who died 4500 years ago in England and whose remains were found in the 1930s and 1980s at a burial mound called Liff’s Low bowl barrow in Derbyshire.
A watercolour painting of a dead tree creeper bird, found in Antarctica’s oldest building in Cape Adare, Victoria Land, East Antarctica, revealed to be a made by a British scientist of the Scott expedition to the South Pole in 1912.
A monument in Avebury, England, consisting of two huge, circular enclosures, was discovered being about 5300 years old, meaning the structure pre-dates the first stones erected at nearby Stonehenge by about 800 years.
Archaeologists unearthed remains of a 4000-year-old henge structure in Newbold-on-Stour, in Warwickshire County, England. The boundary of the henge contained five well-preserved human burials.
Archaeologists discovered a winter camp of the Viking army, in Torksey, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. The camp was used by Scandinavian raiders that came in 9th century to England to conquer the land.
A librarian has stumbled upon a rare 540-year-old page, ripped from a Medieval priests’ handbook, in a library at the University of Reading, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists working with the British Ministry of Defence unearthed a network of tunnels used to train soldiers to fight in World War I at Salisbury Plain, England.
Remains of a Roman Bath House were uncovered as part of work to move Carlisle Cricket Club’s pavilion, Cumbria, England.
Excavations at the ancient Roman town of Verulamium, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, revealed a new, previously unknown house.
Excavation in Chichester, England, revealed a Bronze Age settlement and enclosure being part of the ancient Chichester Entrenchments, a system of earthworks which were constructed around the city from the later Iron Age, circa 100 BC onwards.
Digger operators discovered a 12th cent. sword while dredging a pond at All Saints Hotel, Fornham St Genevieve, Suffolk in eastern England.
Archaeological investigation in an area near Scotch Corner, North Yorkshire, England, scheduled to be overbuilt by the A1 road, unearthed a wealthy Roman settlement and rare artefacts linked to the engineers who built the ancient Dere Street, a Roman road that’s followed by the modern A1.
The identity of the shipwreck discovered in a sand and shingle bank outside Poole Harbour, Dorset, southern England, was revealed 4 years after its ornamented rudder was raised from the seabed and underwent successful conservation. The so-called Swash Channel Wreck was found to be a Dutch merchant vessel named The Fame.
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.
Facial reconstruction of the remains of a 13th-century male individual found during excavations of the Old Divinity School of St John’s College, Cambridge, England, conducted between 2010-2012 revealed the looks of an ordinary poor man buried at the Medieval cemetery.
Archaeological structure identified as a Roman bathhouse was discovered under a garden of a private residence in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the site of new Ashmeade Park housing development in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England, discovered a Roman settlement, historic pottery and prehistoric tools.
Construction workers building the Drake Primary School in Thetford, Norfolk, England, discovered a skeleton in a burial that is believed to date 1500 years back.