Archaeological fieldwork at the ancient Roman Vindolanda fort on Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland, United Kingdom, lead to numerous Roman finds, among which are wooden toy swords, golden items, and two extremely rare cavalry swords.
Redevelopment works of Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, United Kingdom, have lead to discovery of personal letters and belongings dating to the First World War.
A unique ancient Roman mosaic depicting such mythological figures like Bellerophon, Pegasus, the Chimaera, Hercules, centaurs, and Cupid was unearthed in Boxford, West Berkshire, United Kingdom.
Metal detectorists have discovered a rare gold pendant made of a Byzantine coin, dating back to the 6th century AD near Attleborough, Norfolk, United Kingdom.
An ancient sarcophagus dating back 800 years was discovered damaged after a child was allowed to climb inside it by her parents at Prittlewell Priory Museum in Southend, Essex, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists have unearthed nearly 20 skeletons thought to be 200 to 300 years old during works at the Brighton Corn Exchange, Brighton, South United Kingdom.
A pair of detectorists discovered a trove of nearly 2000 ancient Roman coins while sweeping a freshly ploughed field with metal detectors near Hayle, Corwall, United Kingdom.
Excavations of the Dutch East India Company ship Rooswijk, which ran aground and sank in the Goodwin Sands off Kent, South-East United Kingdom in January 1740 revealed numerous artefact that might help to shed light on the last hours of the vessel’s voyage.
A hoard of silver and gold Iron Age coins were discovered by metal detectorists in Lincoln, United Kingdom. The coins pre-date the Roman invasion of Britain in 43 AD.
Over 20000 items were discovered during dredging works in Portsmouth Harbour, South United Kingdom, that will allow HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales be based at the Naval Base there.
Researchers used Diamond Light Source, United Kingdom’s synchrotron facility, to document for the first time the rate of evolution of seed coat thinning on 4000-year-old samples, which is a major marker of crop domestication, present in archaeological remains of crop seeds.
Construction workers discovered an ancient Roman sarcophagus at a building site near Borough Market, London, United Kingdom. The find dates back 1600 years and is said to contain remains of a mother after the bones of a baby were found earlier nearby.
Archaeologists uncovered ancient Roman fort foundations under St John the Baptist Church in Reedham, Norfolk, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists unearthed the remains of a Neolithic burial mound called Cat’s Brain in Pewsey Vale, close to the famous site of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, United Kingdom.
A cache of writing tablets, dating to 1st cent. AD, containing secret letters were discovered buried in the ground near the ancient Roman fort of Vindolanda, Northumberland, United Kingdom.
A metal detectorist discovered a metal object with an inscription near near Lanchester Roman fort in County Durham, United Kingdom. The object turned out to be an ancient Roman fleet diploma.
Archaeologists excavating in the Southern part of Lindisfarne island, United Kingdom, have discovered a small rectangular building thought to be part of the largest and earliest Saxon churches in the area, dated to 635 AD.
Archaeologists discovered Roman pottery at the site in Ipplepen, Devon, United Kingdom, suggesting existence of a community trading widely with the Roman world.
Remains of foundations of a luxury Roman bath house was discovered by archaeologists under public park in centre of Chichester, United Kingdom.
Part of a so-called “witch bottle”, a charm used to redirect bad spells back at the witch who cast them, was found at the bottom of a garden in in Navenby, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.