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.
Massive walls of a Roman Era bath were discovered in Plovdiv, central Bulgaria, during an early stage of construction works at a private property.
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.
A pile of ancient jars was found underwater on the shore of Sicily by archaeologists that were studying a shipwreck dated to the Roman era.