Archaeological investigation at the Jerina fortress, at Branig Hill, near the village of Brangovic, outside Valjevo, Serbia, revealed a new picture of the time pre-dating the Nemanjic Dynasty era (1166-1371) of the country’s history.
Police officers arrested a total of 40 people in Bulgaria, Turkey and France and about 5500 items were seized as part of an operation aimed against illegal trafficking of items of cultural historical value, including ancient archaeological objects made of gold and silver.
A 150-years-old grave containing a wooden coffin with the remains of a officer of the Imperial Russian Army was found by construction workers in Ardahan, a city near the Turkey’s north-eastern border.
Roman tombs in the ancient city of Viminacium in Serbia, once provincial capital of Moesia Superior, revealed 4th century golden tablets with inscriptions believed to be curses and invocations of demonic forces. The find may be possibly the first of such kind as according to the Roman customs, gold was never put into graves.