Roman tavern unearthed in France

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 grave without any parallel in central Europe found

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.

Ornamented golden mount discovered

A less than inch in width and length triangular mount was found near Fakenham (United Kingdom) during a charity search aimed at raising money from any finds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

LiDAR technology reveals ancient Roman roads

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.