Amateur treasure hunter discovered a 400-year-old gold coin at the bottom of the Yauza River in Moscow, Russia. The coin is said to be worth over 15000 Euro.
A new technique developed by an international team allowed to trace the remains of groups of hominids in sediments even in caves or in strata which have no skeletal remains. the researchers analysed 85 samples of sediments from the Pleistocene, between 550000 and 14000 years ago, from eight Eurasian caves, including El Sidrón (Spain) and Denisova Cave (Russia).
Detailed analysis of belt buckles unearthed in 1970s by a tractor driver in Iyus, modern day Republic of Khakassia, Russian Federation, proves the existence of a distinct dragon motif in Siberian art 2000 years ago.
A secret chamber used for eavesdropping on enemies in the 16th century was discovered in the Lyubyanka district of Moscow, Russia, by archaeologists working at the renovation project of the capital.
Construction of the Crimean Bridge, linking the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula with mainland Russia led to discovery of ancient Greek artefacts during underwater excavations in the area of the Ak-Burun Cape.
Archaeologists have discovered pieces of armour, made of plates carved out of reindeer antlers, during excavations at the Ust-Polui site in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, West Siberia, Russian Federation.
Excavations in Tara, Omsk Oblast, Central Russia, revealed numerous intriguing finds, including charred turnip dinner being 400 years old. These finds are said to shed light on the conquest of Siberia.
Excavations in the Denisova cave, Altai region of Russia, provide new surprises, as bones of a short-legged Ovodov horse, a species that went extinct 24000 years ago, were found.
A pendant with an image of the Tudor rose on its front was found at a building site near the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. The artefact is believed to be 400 years old.
Archaeologists continuing the excavations at the Denisova Cave in the Altai region of Russian Federation, discovered Palaeolithic jewellery made out of ostrich eggshells between 45000-50000 years ago.
Excavation at an Early Bronze Age settlement site Vengerovo-2, West of Novosibrirsk, Russian Federation, revealed a 4000-year-old rattle crafted in shape of a bear cub’s head. The rattle is said to still make sounds to this day.
The Nazi weather station called Schatzgraber, or “Treasure Hunter” was re-discovered on Alexandra Land island located in Russian Federation’s Arkhangelsk Oblast, less than 700 miles from the North pole.
Archaeologists discovered burials of the Pazyryk culture at the Taldur II site near Old Beltir village, Russia’s Altai Republic. One of the grave mounds at the site contained the remains of an adult and a child with their heads cut off and places near the knees of the older individual.
A fisherman, fishing in the Dudet river in 2014, near Tisul, Kemerovo region, central Russia, discovered a fossilised figurine in his nets. Now, the experts confirmed the object being a unique, genuine Bronze Age statuette.
At a site located 600 kilometres within the Arctic Circle, archaeologists discovered artefacts dating back to the 3rd or 4th millennium BC. The Neolithic site is located on Taymyr peninsula, on the bank of Novaya River, far North of Krasnoyarsk region in Russia.
Archaeologists working in the Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains, around 160 kilometres South of the city of Barnaul, South-Central Russia, discovered a needle made roughly 50000 years ago. The cave is known for artefacts that indicate that all three human forms (Homo Sapiens, Neanderthals and Denisovans) have lived there one time or another.
A Bronze Age burial discovered at a cape on Maloe More near Chernorud at Lake Baikal in Russia revealed an ancient couple of an elderly man and his wife or concubine.
Archaeologists discovered ancient furnaces after noticing slag and coating on a rough road used by tourists to access the shoreline of Shida Bay at Lake Baikal in Siberia.
Bronze Age rock paintings were studied by archaeologists in the region of the Gorbitsa village, nearly 550 kilometres North-east of regional capital Chita (Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia).
Archaeologists from Collegium Polonicum in Słubice revisited the site of the Battle of Kunersdorf in a project lasting since 2009 aimed at identifying the place of a mass grave where the fallen soldiers were buried.