Local villagers unearthed an ancient Mayan artefact while clearing debris on privately-owned land in the city of Suchiapa, Chiapas, Mexico.
Estate belonging to the family of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius was discovered by archaeologists at the site of Kibyratis, Burdur province of Turkey.
Excavations of 3200-years-old burial mounds in Mongolia revealed remains of horses buried individually near the graves of humans.
An innovative technique known as accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) allowed to date rock art at 14 sites in three regions of Southern Africa to 5723-4420 cal BP, making them the oldest to date in the area.
Archaeologists reconstructed the face of one of the oldest human remains excavated from Thailand. The remains are dating back 13600 years.
Archaeologists revealed elaborate mosaics in an unearthed part of a Roman town called Ucetia near Uzes in southern France.
Possibly the oldest ever excavated palace in El Palenque, located in Mexico’s Valley of Oaxaca, has been unearthed by archaeologists. It was the local ruler’s residence and the seat of government.
The only record about the colony was in the European archives. There was nothing archaeologically speaking.Burials of individuals with hands joined in prayer have been found on the Taiwanese island of Heping Dao. They date to 17th century, belonging to Spanish settlers and are possibly the earliest Christian graves in Asia-Pacific.
Neolithic burial found in Avignon, France, was found with 158 shells and 16 red deer teeth indicating that his cloths were adorned with the objects and that the Neolithic population traded with these items between distant locations.
Study of marine pebble tools from an Upper Palaeolithic burial site Caverna delle Arene Candide in Liguaria, Italy, suggests that objects might have been ritually destroyed to remove their symbolic power some 5000 years earlier than previously thought.
Archaeologists believe to have found the shipwreck of the historic vessel named the Blekinge, which sunk in 1713 at Karlskrona, southern Sweden. Among other campaigns, it served during king Karl XII’s sea assault against Denmark in 1700.
Excavations on a construction site in Cambridge, United Kingdom, revealed foundations of 3 Medieval building belonging to a friary. Archaeologists discovered also more than 25 skeletons and expect to find about twice as many.
More than 100 Assyrian and Early Islamic artefacts have been discovered in the house of an ISIS official in Mosul’s West Bank after it was recaptured by the Iraqi Army. Among the relics are household pottery items such as jugs, vases and bowls.
An intact Viking boat burial was discovered in the Ardnamurchan peninsula, Western Scotland in 2011, and the results of its excavations were just published. This is the first boat burial from mainland UK ever found.
Over 300 graves of of various types were discovered by archaeologists in a necropolis dated to late Antiquity, found at Bouc-Bel-Air in southern France.
Archaeologists discovered a piece of split limestone excavated over 100 years ago in Krapina, northern Croatia, suggesting that a Neanderthal collected the rock due to the crystal inclusions on the surface and brought it to the cave, possibly motivated by curiosity or intrigued by it, 130000 years ago.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient tomb in northern Iraq, dating back 2400 years, in the end or right after the collapse of the Achaemenid Empire conquered by Alexander the Great. The tomb contains remains of at least 6 people.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient Egyptian encroachment wall at the Qubbet Al-Hawa site in Aswan. The presence of the structure suggests that new tombs might be located in the direct vicinity.
Archaeologists unearthed a site, known as Yongshan Blood Pool, Fengxiang, Shaanxi province, China, that may have been used by ancient Emperors of China to carry out animal sacrifices through slaughtering and burying cattle.
The Lascaux cave, south-western France, containing cave art being over 20000 years old, is to open a new site to public on December 15th, called Lascaux 4.