A vaulted tomb dating back to the Assyrian Empire period was accidentally discovered by construction workers in Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. Ten skeletons with various grave goods were found inside.
Three people, including a foreign national were arrested by Turkish Police in Istanbul for allegedly selling 121 historical artefacts.
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.
Roadworks at Cyprus’ second largest city, Limassol, uncovered remains of a Medieval building. The structure is dated to the 13th century.
Archaeologists at Qubbet El-Hawa, west Aswan, Egypt, have discovered an intact tomb. It was revealed that it belongs to the brother of one of the most important governors of the 12th Dynasty, Sarenput II.
Archaeological Survey of India officers found Neolithic artwork in a cave located in Chandaka, Odisha state of India. They are believed to be 4000 years old.
Excavations at Pine Island, west of Florida, United States of America, revealed numerous thousand-year-old artefacts connected with the Calusa Indians, who disappeared by the 1700s.
Archaeologists reconstructed the painted ceiling of a seaside Roman palace, House of Telephus, in Herculaneum destroyed by a volcanic eruption more than 2000 years ago.
Ancient sarcophagus, depicting the Twelve Labors of Hercules, smuggled out of Turkey in the 1960s is to be returned by Switzerland after a decision from Swiss prosecutors.
An anonymous man found a bronze axe head in a stream in Postołów, south-eastern Poland. The artefact was handed over to the Historical Museum in Sanok, making it the third such object in the collection.
The identity of the shipwreck discovered in a sand and shingle bank outside Poole Harbour, Dorset, southern England, was revealed 4 years after its ornamented rudder was raised from the seabed and underwent successful conservation. The so-called Swash Channel Wreck was found to be a Dutch merchant vessel named The Fame.
A folded full-length mummy shroud has been discovered after about 80 years in a museum collection the National Museum of Scotland. It is believed to be over 2000 years old.
large alabaster statue depicting queen Tiye, the grandmother of king Tutankhamun was discovered on the west bank of Luxor along the Nile River. The statue is believed to be 3400 years old.
A man digging up peat in the Hańsk commune, East Poland, discovered a rifle. Police experts notified about the find identified it as a World War I Rifle.
The Italian Police force tasked with protecting the country’s cultural heritage, has confiscated ancient Roman coins and other historical artefacts from a private residence in Perugia.