Researchers have surveyed the shores along the Vistula river south of Warsaw, Poland’s capital, in order to detect unknown archaeological sites. Among the new, previously unknown discoveries are 19th-century fortifications, salt chamber, and military earthworks.
Archaeologists discovered evidence for the parasitic worms described 2500 years ago in the writings of Hippocrates. The evidence was found within samples of faeces from prehistoric burials on the Greek island of Kea.
Archaeologists excavating the remains of Marea, an ancient harbour town located near Alexandria, North Egypt, have uncovered remains of stone latrines, and jewellery within the ruins of a 1500-years-old basilica.
Archaeologists working a construction site of a high-pressure gas pipeline near Sulmierzyce, West Poland, discovered a settlement and burial site of the Lusitian culture, dating back the Early and Middle Bronze Age (1300-900 BC).
Archaeologists conducting excavations outside of Ċittadella, Gozo, Malta, unearthed remains of ancient walls that could date as far back as Punic times (200 BC), which were used through the Roman Period and in the Late Antiquity.
Hundreds of highly valuable old coins from various periods, as well as pitchers, earthenware items and jewellery were seized by Israeli Authorities in a Palestinian man’s home in Huwara, near Nablus, Israel.
Excavation in Chichester, England, revealed a Bronze Age settlement and enclosure being part of the ancient Chichester Entrenchments, a system of earthworks which were constructed around the city from the later Iron Age, circa 100 BC onwards.
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.
Bioarchaeologist studied human remains from an ancient Egyptian necropolis in Saqqara. The 2000-year-old skeletons revealed a number of pathologies and diseases that the population suffered during their lives.