A team of Italian and Iraqi archaeologists uncovered remains of an ancient Sumerian port, located near Abu Tbeirah, Turkey’s Kahramanmaraş province. The site dates back 4000 years.
A 2000-year old sundial was uncovered during excavations of a theatre in the Roman town of Interamna Lirenas, near Monte Cassino, Italy.
A large, well-preserved gold necklace was unearthed by researchers during excavations of the ancient city of Heraclea Sintica, near Petrich, South-western Bulgaria.
Archaeologists uncovered a 2000-years-old tomb containing a tombstone with depiction of fighting Gladiators and the longest funerary epigraph ever found in the San Paolino area near Porta Stabia, Pompeii.
Ancient Roman mosaic floor has been uncovered by archaeologists in the Moharam Bek district of Alexandria, Egypt.
Archaeologists working at Rome’s new subway line have discovered ruins of a burnt early 3rd-century building and the 1800-year-old skeleton of a dog within it.
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.
An aqueduct dated to the 3rd century BC, being the oldest in the city, was discovered in Rome, Italy, during construction works of the C metro line in the area of Piazza Celimontana.
Archaeologists unearthed 38 skeletons buried in a Jewish cemetery more than 500 years ago, located in an area identified on ancient maps as “Campus Iudeorum” – Latin for “Field of Jews” — in the Trastevere quarter of modern Rome.
A rich trove of Roman artefacts, among which a statue of the god Jupiter, a grave stone inscribed DEAE (“to the goddess“), 2500 bronze objects and a unique ointment pot were discovered at a site in Tiel in the province of Gelderland, Netherlands.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient Roman road near Beit Shemesh, Israel. The structure was unearthed on a stretch measuring 150 metres.
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.
Archaeologists discovered a horse’s head during excavations in the Colosseum, Rome, Italy. The skull is believed to date to Medieval times.
Analysis of human remains from several regions across the Italian peninsula confirmed the presence of malaria during the Roman Empire. The evidence of mitochondrial genome of malaria was found within teeth of bodies dated to 1st to 3rd cent. AD.
Archaeologists unearthed two skeletons at a Roman cemetery sit at Lant Street in London, United Kingdom. The enamel analysis provided evidence that the individuals were of Chinese origin.
A 12th century storage jar of Chinese manufacturing was discovered in a private house in Pandillapali, Prakasam district in western India. The owner claimed he discovered it in Motupally, Krishna district, where an international seaport existed since antiquity, visited even by Marco Polo in 1289.
A new fragment of the Forma Urbis Romae, a map carved into marble slabs between 203 and 211 A.D. was found in Rome. Today, only fragments remain of it and most are held in the Capitoline Museum.
Metal detectorist from the United Kingdom has recently discovered a brooch, dated to 1800 BC. The artefact is made of copper and contains the letters “RMA” engraved in its shape.