In Lancashire, United Kingdom, archaeologists discovered a Late Bronze Age hoard of artefacts among which a complete, pressed flower was discovered. The perfectly preserved flower, identified as a thistle, is said to be 3000 years old.
Circular stone foundations were discovered by archaeologists on Rosemary Island in the Dampier archipelago off Australia’s North-West coast. The structures are said to be even 9000 years old.
Archaeologists unearthed what may be the largest royal tomb at the ruins of Xunantunich, a city on the Mopan river in western Belize. The site served as a ceremonial centre in the final centuries of Maya dominance around 600 to 800AD.
Well-preserved remains of 150 skeletons and their personal possessions were in Pocklington, east Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Burial of a man buried almost 2,500 years ago has been discovered in an iron-age settlement unearthed at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds.
Excavations at the Must Farm, on the outskirts of Peterborough (East England) led to a discovery of largest and most perfectly preserved bronze age wheel ever discovered in the UK.
Probably the oldest European foot prosthetic, dated to 6th century AD, was found in Austria by archaeologists from the Austrian Archaeological Institute.
A handful of tiny fragments of beautifully worked Tudor gold was found in a muddy stretch of the Thames foreshore over a period of years by eight different metal detectorists.