Underwater archaeologists have managed to identify 18 shipwrecks on a coastline of 100 kilometres at Turkey’s southern province of Mersin. The shipwrecks area said to date back to between 1000 and 2700 years.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient mosaic dating back to the 4th century AD in Barhilia located in Barada valley in al-Zabadani area near Damascus, Syria.
Artefacts dating back to the Hellenistic and Byzantine periods have been discovered in the area of the Gustav Aegeon villa in Alexandria, Egypt.
Officers of the Guardia Civil in Spain seized over 3000 ancient coins and 20000 artefacts in an operation aimed against illegal looting and trade of antiquities.
A couple of months ago one 19th century bell was unearthed in Witoroż, East Poland. The local story told that there might be more, so researchers started looking – they found various artefacts from both long time ago and recent past.
Researchers looking for military remains discovered as trove of around 200 silver coins dating to the Roman era in Kalkriese, Germany.
During construction of a residential building in the centre of Bulgaria’s main Black Sea city of Varna construction workers unearthed walls of a building estimated to date to the Roman era around the third century AD.
A team of divers of Italian fire service discovered a Roman anchor and an urn during a training session off the coast of Tuscany, Italy.
After initial discovery of a sarcophagus in an olive grove in Turkey’s Bursa province city of İznik last November, three more tombs are reported to have been recently found at the site.
A rounded block of marble, used as a table in a hospital in Turgutlu, West Turkey, was identified a part of a historical column from the Roman era.
A Roman burial found at Stanwick near the river Nene, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom, revealed a skeleton facing down with a flat stone wedged into the mouth. The burial dates to the 3rd or 4th century AD.
Excavations at a former Gloscat media studies site in Gloucester revealed a part of a Roman cemetery which was discovered during redevelopment in 2013 and 2014. The works were conducted prior to housing development.
Excavations at Stratonikeia in Turkey’s Muğla province revealed 65 tombs containing remains of inhabitants of the city from Roman times.
Excavations at Caistor St Edmund, in Norfolk, England, revealed that the former Roman Era town, that existed there, called Venta Icenorum had extensive defences that triple the area of the settlement.
Three suspects were caught in the act by The Israel Antiquities Authority while robbing graves, disturbing interred remains near Roman Era site in Galilee.
A discovery of numerous Roman Era artefacts was made off Tunbridge Lane in Bottisham, United Kingdom, where a new housing development is scheduled.
Excavations at Dabje Gramage, near the Barovo village in Demir Kapija, Macedonia, revealed remains of a Roman Era heroon – a mausoleum for ancient heroes. This is a first ever heroon temple discovered so far in Macedonia.
Excavations at the Roman Era cemetery in Leicester, England, revealed 83 skeletons of which 5 had African cranial features. Further isotope analysis revealed that one of the dead was probably born in the Pennines area (North England), and the other in the city itself.
Excavations off Tel Dor, on the Mediterranean Sea led to discovery of Roman inscription stone mentioning the province of Judea and the name of a previously unknown Roman governor, ruling shortly before the Bar-Kochba Revolt.
As government forces drive ISIS terrorists out of Mosul and nearby Nimrud the scale of destruction to one of Iraq’s greatest archaeological treasures comes to light. Once magnificent masterpieces of art are now broken into pieces and bulldozed flat. Moreover, the crippled Mosul Dam threatens to flood vast populated areas filled with archaeological sites with water from the Tigris river.