Four youths from Hamm, North-West Germany, uncovered a rifle dating back to World War 2 while taking a detour on their bikes through the Pilsholz neighbourhood.
A series of concentric cropmarks, indicating the possible presence of a rondel-like structure, has been sighted at Żelichów, North-West Poland. This find is extremely rare as only a handful of such Neolithic structures are known from Poland.
After previous failed attempts researchers have uncovered the main telegraph of RMS Lusitania from the wreck, resting off the Head of Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland.
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.
A metal detectorist discovered a metal object with an inscription near near Lanchester Roman fort in County Durham, United Kingdom. The object turned out to be an ancient Roman fleet diploma.
Genetic material from the femur of an archaic European hominin collected by researchers provides a timeline for a proposed hominin migration out of Africa that occurred after the ancestors of Neanderthals arrived in Europe by a lineage more closely related to modern humans.
The square in front of the Collegiate church of St Nicholas in Końskie, south-central Poland, was once a cemetery for fallen Wehrmacht soldiers and civil administration workers of the Third Reich in German occupied Poland. Last March and April, after nearly 80 years, the graves were opened to exhume the bodies and move them to a cemetery for German soldiers in Siemianowice Śląskie. This is a brief story of the cemetery and the investigation of the site.
Analysis of bones from the Battle of Lützen, Germany, in 1632 AD revealed much information about the violent lives and deaths of soldiers from the times of the Thirty Years’ War.
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.
Polish archaeologists discovered remains of over 200 settlement sites, including villages and an ancient city, in the region of Northern Mesopotamia located in modern Iraqi Kurdistan.
Researchers reconstructed a skull of an European saber-toothed cat, Homotherium latidens, that was found at the Schöningen excavation site in Lower Saxony, Germany, in 2015.
Researchers looking for military remains discovered as trove of around 200 silver coins dating to the Roman era in Kalkriese, Germany.
Excavations in Tara, Omsk Oblast, Central Russia, revealed numerous intriguing finds, including charred turnip dinner being 400 years old. These finds are said to shed light on the conquest of Siberia.
Excavations prior to development of a housing estate at Soham in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, revealed remains of an Anglo-Saxon settlement and jewellery dated to the 6th century AD.
Archaeologists discovered a great amount of pottery shards belonging to single-use cups in Wittenberg, Germany. The finds date to 1500 AD.
A 4500-year-old skeleton dating to the Neolithic was found in in Weimar, Germany last year. Now, the analysis of the skeleton revealed some details about he 16-year-old girl, including that she died from tuberculosis.
Eight Peruvian pre-Hispanic artefacts were returned by the Colombian government to Peruvian officials. The artefacts belong to the Nazca, Huari and Chimú pre-Incan cultures.
Largest evacuation in post-war Germany was caused by a 24-hour process of defusing a WW2 air bomb weighting 1.8 tons in city centre of Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany. The bomb was discovered on December 20th.
Researchers traced proteins belonging to blood and organs in pottery vessels from a burial mound at Iron Age hillfort in Heuneburg, Germany. They also found traces of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.
Trove of Bronze Age artefacts, including a necklace, two bracelets, four armlets and a double-bladed axe, discovered last year by a detectorist, were restored and put on display in the local museum in Kamień Pomorski, north-western Poland.