Archaeologists discovered evidence for the parasitic worms described 2500 years ago in the writings of Hippocrates. The evidence was found within samples of faeces from prehistoric burials on the Greek island of Kea.
A 2000-year old sundial was uncovered during excavations of a theatre in the Roman town of Interamna Lirenas, near Monte Cassino, Italy.
Archaeologists discovered that the Indus Valley civilisation, that occupied the region of what is now Pakistan and North-west India during the Bronze Age domesticated rice farming far earlier than previously believed.
Excavations in the Must Farm site near Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire in United Kingdom brought to light new discoveries. The site dubbed “Britain’s Pompeii” due to the remarkable state of preservation of the remains of a Bronze Age village provides detailed insight into everyday life 3000 years ago.