The idol of Madhvacharya (or Madhva Acharya) a Hindu philosopher living between 1238–1317 was discovered in the collection of the Sri Jaladurga temple in a village in Karkala, South India.
A small 1600-year-old sculpture depicting a Mahishasura Mardini – a Hindu mythological deity – holding a trident, was discovered in an abandoned and devastated temple in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh state of India.
Researchers discovered 4500-year-old stone tools at various sites in the Khurda district, Odisha state, East India.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Harappan site of Kunal, Fatehabad district, Haryana state, India, discovered bones from cooked meat.
Archaeologists discovered a 1.5-metre-high statue of Buddha with a seven-headed snake in Govindapur near Banapur, Odisha, East India. The statue is believed to be 1400 years old.
Several idols, including a rare Yoga Narasimha (an avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu) idol, were found in Penpahad village, Telangana, India. The finds date to between 1st-3rd century AD.
An ancient treasure consisting of ornaments, silver vessels and coins was found at Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Subway construction works in Chengdu, Sichuan province of China, unearthed a tomb being more than 2100 years old, which contained small model looms being the earliest evidence on record of looms that could be used to weave patterns.
A tunnel walled with stones was discovered in the water reservoir in the village of Pedavegi, Andhra Pradesh province, India. The structures is believed to be 1500 years old.
An inscription dating to the the reign of King Aditya Chola I (c. 871-c. 911 AD) was found in Sri Arunachaleswarar temple, Tamil Nandu, India.
Stone inscriptions have been found at Lord Uma Koppulingeswara temple at Palivela village, Andhra Pradesh state of India. The inscriptions are dated to between 12th-15th cent. AD.
Estimated to be 1000 years old burial urns called mudhumakkal mhazhi, pieces of bones and a structure resembling ground water well were found in Thillaiyadi neighbourhood of Tharangambadi town, Tamil Nadu, India.
Archaeological Survey of India officers found Neolithic artwork in a cave located in Chandaka, Odisha state of India. They are believed to be 4000 years old.
Archaeologists in Narmeta village of Nangunuru mandal, India’s Telangana state, discovered and lifted what is believed to be the largest capstone of a menhir structure ever found.
Six copper axes and some pieces of pottery discovered at Rampur Maniharan site in Sakatpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Archaeologists believe they might indicate the existence of a separate culture that straddled the Ganges-Yamuna Culture, contemporary with the Indus Valley Civilisation (3300-1700 BC).
Experts concluded that the structure that was revealed in the Hosakerehalli lake in Bangalore, India, dates in fact back to 1000 AD.
Human remains dating to 1000 BC were found by researchers in the recently discovered chamber tombs by the Godvari river in the area between Tadwai to Bhadrachalam, East India.
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.
Workers removing silt and weeds at Hosakerehalli Lake, Bangalore, India, discovered a stone structure that turned out to be remains of a “mandapa”, a pillared outdoor hall. The find is believed to be 400 years old.
Three shipwrecks were discovered off shore of north-eastern Australia, at Kenn Reefs in the Coral Sea. The wrecks are believed to be at least 150 years old.