Members of an antiquity robbing gang were detained near Tzippori, North Israel, after a hiker spotted suspicious digging in the area of an antiquities site.
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.
Latest laser technology was used to uncover the faded frescoes in the Catacombs of St Domitilla in Rome, which are dated to be 1600 years old and were discovered first in 16th century.
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.
Dozens of ancient coins, oil lamps, jewellery and Jewish ritual objects were found in a police raid on a home in the village of Beit Ula, Northwest of Hebron, Israel.
Archaeologists working prior to the construction of the Lincoln Eastern Bypass, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, revealed an intriguing artefact from the site, which is a tool made from the leg bone of a sheep.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at a site prior to construction of Lincoln Eastern Bypass near near Washingborough Road in found in Lincolnshire, England, have found more than 150 skeletons and artefacts dating back even 12000 years.
Underwater archaeologists discovered remains of an ancient Roman vessel that sank off the coast of Cabrera, near the southern coast of Mallorca. The shipwreck is believed to be 1800 years old.
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.
Over 400 ancient Roman shoes were discovered by archaeologists conducting excavations at the Vindolanda Fort on Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists discovered numerous ancient artefacts in the waters surrounding the island of Delos, following a shipwreck find earlier this year. Delos was known in the antiquity for its sanctuary of Apollo and Artemis.
Excavations near the ancient Roman city wall of Gloucester, United Kingdom, revealed a rare artefact from the Roman Age. It’s a small bronze wing that came from a winged statuette.
The team of archaeologists investigating the ancient site of Petra in Jordan discovered two marble statues of the Greek goddess Aphrodite, one accompanied by Cupid. The statues are said to be absolutely exquisite in its form and craft.
An impressive mosaic was found near Simav, Kütahya province, West Turkey, in an area destroyed by fire in 2005. The mosaic, depicting various animals, is said to date back to 2th-3rd century AD, to the Roman Period.
Excavation site in Sherford, on the eastern edge of Plymouth, south-western United Kingdom, revealed numerous artefacts dated to the Bronze and Iron Age, including the Roman occupation period.
Routine maintenance work in the garden of the American Councillor in Egypt’s Alexandria resulted in discovery of three Roman marble columns and an Islamic-era water well holder.
Excavations in the Izmir province, West Turkey, revealed a well-preserved brick vault structure. It was discovered in the area of the ancient Mediterranean city of Metropolis, presently between the Yeniköy and Özbet villages. The structure is a part of a bath-palaestra complex that dates back 1900 years.
Excavations at the ancient city of Stratonikeia in modern Turkey’s Muğla Province revealed a 1300-year-old skeleton of a young woman. The works are being conducted in the ancient city’s Western Street and they resulted in finding many relics from the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Beylik periods.
The archaeological project of excavations at Tintagel in Cornwall revealed one-metre thick walls dated to 6th century AD, possibly belonging to the rulers of the ancient south-west British kingdom of Dumnonia. The fieldwork is being carried out at the site of the 13th century Tintagel Castle in Cornwall.