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.
Archaeologists discovered an Early Medieval decorated copper bird during excavations of Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists continuing their work along the Lincoln Eastern Bypass, United Kingdom, discovered remains of a Medieval brewery used by monks.
Archaeologists discovered finds dating back to the Neolithic at a burial site in Shrewsbury, United Kingdom. Radiocarbon dating of wooden pole’s remains found in the ground revealed it was buried in 2033 BC.
Archaeologists discovered a winter camp of the Viking army, in Torksey, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. The camp was used by Scandinavian raiders that came in 9th century to England to conquer the land.
Archaeologist continuing excavations along the route of Lincoln Eastern Bypass unearthed a 6-metre-long Prehistoric boat made of a tree trunk.
A librarian has stumbled upon a rare 540-year-old page, ripped from a Medieval priests’ handbook, in a library at the University of Reading, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists discovered a spectacular ancient Roman mosaic along with two building foundations, dozens of pieces of pottery, and weapons at the old factory site near Great Central Street and Highcross Street in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Dorset Police, is looking for vandals who were involved in the destruction of the lid of an empty Roman sarcophagus that was on display in Prince Charles’s urban development in Dorset, United Kingdom.
A cache of 30 lead coffins was discovered during the refurbishment of the Garden Museum, in a deconsecrated medieval parish church next to Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s official London residence. Metal plates on the coffins revealed names of five former Archbishops of Canterbury, going back to the early 1600s.
Archaeologists working prior to the construction of the Lincoln Eastern Bypass, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, revealed an intriguing artefact from the site, which is a tool made from the leg bone of a sheep.
Community excavations at Old Hall in Erpingham, Norfolk, United Kingdom, the birthplace of Sir Thomas Erpingham, commander of King Henry V’s longbow archers at the Battle of Agincourt 1415, led to discovery of Medieval coins.
Works at construction site in Pocklington, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, unearthed two horse skeletons and the remains of a chariot dating back to the Iron Age.
Archaeologists discovered a previously unknown cave which is thought to have once been under an old pub in Nottingham, United Kingdom.
A total of 22 individual shoes made of thick cattle leather were found in London, United Kingdom, a massive rediscovered ditch called the Faggeswell brook that ran down to the old Fleet river.
Two metal detectorists discovered three necklaces and a bracelet in Leekfrith on Staffordshire Moorlands farmland, United Kingdom. The items, the Leekfrith Iron Age Torcs, are believed to be possibly the oldest Iron Age gold discovered in Britain.
Excavations in Coventry, central England, prior to building of a student development revealed part of a Medieval wall hidden under the tarmac of a car park.
Excavations at an undisclosed location on the Mendip Hills, Somerset, United Kingdom, revealed what is believed to be a Saxon workshop and a large Norman structure.
Workmen rebuilding a collapsed wall uncovered bones from Anglo-Saxon times while preparing to lay foundations of a new structure in Hartlepool, Durham, United Kingdom.
Excavations on a construction site in Cambridge, United Kingdom, revealed foundations of 3 Medieval building belonging to a friary. Archaeologists discovered also more than 25 skeletons and expect to find about twice as many.