Archaeologists from University of Łódź discovered a previously unknown knight keep thanks to airborne laser scanning. In 2014 one of the archaeologists in the Institute of Archaeology on University of Łódź stumbled upon a land feature near the village Gieczno while browsing through the Digital Elevation Model being a part of Polish Geoportal.
The 15th century city of Nieszawa, known by two names Nowa Nieszawa (New Nieszawa) or Dybów was a prosperous urban centre on the border of the Polish Kingdom and the Teutonic Order. In nearly 40 years of its existence the city became the main rival of the Order’s city of Toruń (Thorn), a member of the Hanseatic League.
Archaeologists found a restaurant-like structure roughly 2100 years old, making it one of the earliest such taverns in the western Mediterranean. The excavations took place in the ancient town of Lattara, Southern France.
A burial found at a Mesolithic site in Germany has revealed remains of a young man positioned in it in an upright position. The site, dated back to 7000 years ago is located near the village of Groß Fredenwalde, about 50 miles north of Berlin, on top of a rocky hill.
The Environment Agency has used lasers to scan and map the English landscape from above since 1998. This LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology is also publicly available and has proved particularly helpful to archaeologists seeking to map ancient features, such as Roman roads that have been ‘lost’, some for thousands of years.
Archaeologists from Collegium Polonicum in Słubice revisited the site of the Battle of Kunersdorf in a project lasting since 2009 aimed at identifying the place of a mass grave where the fallen soldiers were buried.
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).
Archaeological survey of Arequipa’s district of Ayo revealed 90 new sites. Research revealed sites dating back to the Middle Horizon period (Wari Culture, 600 AD – 1000 AD) and sites of possible subsequent occupation during Late Intermediate and Late Horizon periods.