Archaeologists uncovered 33 tombs at a necropolis dating back 2000 years during excavations prior to road construction in Turkey’s Uşak province.
Rectangular copper mask, believed to be 3000 years old, that was found in Argentina is among the oldest metal man-made artefacts from South America.
Excavations at a 1500-year-old cemetery in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, revealed numerous artefacts, including a silk-covered body inside a wooden coffin and a silver bowl depicting Greek gods.
An open tomb dated to the late antiquity was found at the Akkaya site in the Ula district of Muğla province, west Turkey. The tomb was found by the village chief as it was left after illegal excavations.
Remains of an incomplete royal tomb were found in Gyeongju, South-east South Korea. The structure is believed to date to 8th century AD and be possibly the tomb of King Hyoseong, who died in 742 AD.
Archaeologists excavating at the ancient burial site at Vulci, Italy, discovered an Etruscan pit tomb dated to the 8th century BC.
Excavations of Polish archaeologists in Metsamor, near Yerevan in Armenia, revealed numerous finds, including a necklace made of gold and cornelian beads. The site is dated to the Early Bronze Age (11th-9th cent. BC).
Archaeologists reported a discovery of a 1500-year-old tomb of a woman who was adorned with unique jewellery, including a necklace of 5000 beads and golden earrings. The find was made in Datong City in China while surveying the area before a construction project.
Archaeologists excavating a Bronze Age city in Cyprus discovered a tomb containing a treasure of Egyptian scarabs, diadem, exotic luxuries and pearls and earrings set in gold. The site of Hala Sultan Tekke is dated to 1500 BC.
An Etruscan tomb of a female individual, dubbed “Etruscan princess” was found in Vulci, Lazio Region of Italy. The tomb dating back to 8th century BC contained many personal items, including wealthy and rare jewellery.
An 8th century BC intact tomb was discovered on the island of Lesbos in the region of Evergetoula during construction work by local authorities.
Archaeologists led by Yang Yimin of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing found wooden carvings of male genitals found in the hands of female mummies in graves at the Xiaohe Tomb complex in Lop Nur, Xinjiang (China’s Uyghur autonomous region).
Remains of a man with a deformed knee to which a prosthetic leg was attached was found in a tomb in an ancient cemetery near Turpan in China.
Five years of excavation at the Han Dynasty burial site of Haihunhou revealed more than 20000 artefacts, making the site one of the great archaeological finds of all time in China.
An undisturbed Etruscan tomb was excavated near Città della Pievethe in the Umbria region of Italy.