After the civil war turmoil ended archaeologists returned to Ptolemais in Libya, an ancient Roman trading port. New discoveries were made at the site, including a hoard of silver and bronze coins and a vast villa covered with elaborate mosaics.
Restoration work on mosaic flooring from the site of Great Basilica in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, continues with dozens of square metres already restored.
Ruins of a Medieval building uncovered at the village of Huqoq, near the Sea of Galilee in Israel, might have been used as a synagogue. The Medieval structure was constructed between 12th-13th centuries atop a 5th century synagogue.
Archaeologists discovered floor mosaics excavating the site of ancient Edessa, modern Şanlıurfa, south-eastern Turkey. The ancient city was the capital of the Kingdom of Osroene between 2nd century BC to 3rd century AD.
Construction of Rome’s third line of subway revealed ancient sites, as ruins of barracks and a burial place have been excavated by archaeologists at the planned Amba Aradam station.
During a recent conference on “The Presence of Polish Archaeologists in Near East” Syrian officials of the Department of Antiquity invited archaeologists from Institute of Archaeology at University of Warsaw to come to the ancient city of Palmyra which has been recently freed from occupation of the Islamic State troops.
Unparalleled remains of a Roman villa were found under modern English garden in the county of Wiltshire.
Archaeologists discovered a Roman-era bath containing a floor mosaic in Osmaniye’s district of Kadril in Central Anatolia (Turkey).