Archaeologists revealed the spine of a young Australopithecus afarensis, a hominin who died some 3 million years ago in what is today Ethiopia, being 2.5 years old at the time of death.
Archaeologists analysed two known specimens of the fossil hominid Graecopithecus freybergi found in Bulgaria and Greece, revealing that common lineage of great apes and humans split several hundred thousand years earlier than hitherto assumed.
Archaeologists sifting the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel, unearthed bullets, shell casings, and coins dated to the Six Day War of 1967 point to an exchange of fire during the Mount’s recapture from Jordanian soldiers.
Among the finds from the site of Huaca Prieta located in coastal Peru are food remains, stone tools, and other cultural objects that indicate that the people inhabiting the area between 15000-8000 years ago were more advanced than archaeologists had previously imagined.
Police officers in Eskişehir, West Turkey, recovered an ancient sarcophagus with an inscription of the cross which was attempted to be sold by illegal treasure hunters for 4 million US dollars.
Scientists discovered the debris of missing World War II-era B-25 bomber planes in Madang Harbor off the coast of Papua New Guinea. One of the planes was known and being documented when the discovery of the previously unknown second aircraft occurred.
The building of the abandoned 19th-century tannery in Warsaw, Poland, has been surrounded by scaffolding as part of maintenance works aimed at strengthening the structural safety.
Rail belonging to an abandoned 19th-century tram line covered re-surfaced from under modern asphalt surface at the Plac Teatralny (Theatre Square) in Warsaw, Poland.
Construction workers carrying repairs of a road in Okół, South Poland, unearthed bones of numerous individuals that were buried together in a mass grave.
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 unearthed remains of a 4000-year-old henge structure in Newbold-on-Stour, in Warwickshire County, England. The boundary of the henge contained five well-preserved human burials.
Polish archaeologists discovered remains of over 200 settlement sites, including villages and an ancient city, in the region of Northern Mesopotamia located in modern Iraqi Kurdistan.
Archaeologists discovered Early Medieval tombstones with Armenian script at the excavation site of Aghdzk village, Aragotsotn province, Armenia.
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 believe to have found part of the remains of an Iron Age roundhouse, known as a broch, that was first discovered in Stirling, Scotland, in 1870s.
Archaeologists discovered a partial human skeleton in a collapsed Shirahosaonetabaru cave on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan, believed to be 27000 years old.
Amateur treasure hunter discovered a 400-year-old gold coin at the bottom of the Yauza River in Moscow, Russia. The coin is said to be worth over 15000 Euro.
Experts investigating ancient DNA samples reveal how ancient Bronze Age people crafting bell-shaped pots, known as the Bell Beaker culture, may have displaced Neolithic farmers.
An accidental find of a Maxim gun, the first recoil-operated machine gun invented in 1883, was made at a beach in Łukęcin, North-western Poland by a man strolling along the shore.