Archaeologist unearthed a megalithic Neolithic tomb built 6000 years ago in Dolice, North-western Poland. Researchers state that the structure is in better shape than initially expected.
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.
Archaeologists carrying out excavations near Supraśl, North-West Poland discovered artefacts linked to the Bell Beaker culture that existed in the period of transformation from the Neolithic to the Bronze age. The discovery marks the farthest east site where artefacts of this culture have been discovered worldwide.
Researchers analysing the DNA of members of Europe’s first literate Bronze Age societies of Minoans (c. 2600 to 1100 BC) and Mycenaeans (c. 1700 to 1050 BC), revealed the origins of these populations. It turned out that ancestors of both civilisations were populations from Neolithic Western Anatolia and Greece, and that Minoans had deep roots in the Aegean.
Researchers working at Boncuklu Tarla (Zeviya Maherk) site, South-East Turkey, revealed information about the burial traditions of people living there during the Pre-Pottery Neolithic period around 10000-7000 BC.
Archaeologists discovered a copper alloy Roman coin at the site of Knowe of Swandro, Rousay, Scotland. The site is known for its Neolithic chambered tomb, Iron Age roundhouses and Pictish buildings.
Archaeologists unearthed the remains of a Neolithic burial mound called Cat’s Brain in Pewsey Vale, close to the famous site of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, United Kingdom.
A burial ground dating back 5000 years has been discovered in Jiaojia village near Jinan City, Shandong, China. The site has been dubbed “giants graveyard” by the media.
Analysis of skeletal remains from the site of Göbekli Tepe, Turkey, considered as world’s oldest temple, revealed cutting marks and holes on skulls, believed to be connected with Neolithic rituals.
Oldest Prehistoric settlement site, dating to Neolithic and Chalcolithic, in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv, was bulldozed by construction workers.
Archaeologists discovered stone artefacts in the area of Tozkoparan village, Tunceli province in East Turkey, dating back to the Palaeolithic and Neolithic periods.
Archaeologists have uncovered 5000-year old stone tools in Moscow, Russia, during the city’s ongoing construction works in a project set to renovate pedestrian zones.
Researchers discovered 4500-year-old stone tools at various sites in the Khurda district, Odisha state, East India.
The house of the deceased German professor Klaus Schmidt, known for researching the Neolithic sanctuary site at Göbeklitepe, Turkey, is reported to have been burgled. The house is located in Kadıoğlu, Şanlıurfa province of Turkey.
Archaeologists unearthed remains of a 4000-year-old henge structure in Newbold-on-Stour, in Warwickshire County, England. The boundary of the henge contained five well-preserved human burials.
Archaeologists discovered finds dating back to the Neolithic at a burial site in Shrewsbury, United Kingdom. Radiocarbon dating of wooden pole’s remains found in the ground revealed it was buried in 2033 BC.
Experts investigating ancient DNA samples reveal how ancient Bronze Age people crafting bell-shaped pots, known as the Bell Beaker culture, may have displaced Neolithic farmers.
Archaeologists discovered a 9000-year-old limestone slab used in the Neolithic to light fire. The found was made prior to the expansion of Highway 38 in Israel.
The incomplete female skeleton unearthed last month in the Guar Kepah site, on mainland Penang, Malaysia, was revealed to be 5710 years old through carbon dating.
Excavations at the Tappeh Silveh 2 archaeological site in West Azerbaijan revealed Iron Age artefacts and a number of Islamic era burials.