A navigation tool, called an astrolabe, discovered in a shipwreck off the coast of Oman is believed to be the oldest known example of its type.
Archaeologists uncovered part of the ancient city of Harlaa, dating back to 10th century AD, located in in eastern Ethiopia.
Excavations of a 2500-year-old tomb located in a village near Luoyang, in China’s Henan Province, revealed evidence of burial traditions taking place 2500 years ago, including sacrifices of multiple animals such as cows and rams.
Relics of ancient fortifications and monumental tombs were found among numerous sites by a group of archaeologists from the Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw. The fieldwork in a the project, coordinated by prof. Piotr Bieliński, was led by dr Łukasz Rutkowski.
The 500-year-old wreckage of Portuguese ship piloted by an uncle of explorer Vasco da Gama has been found off the coast of Oman.