Experts revealed that 22 iron beads found in 1945 at a Hopewell grave site in Illinois were crafted from the shard of a meteorite that fell more than 700 kilometres away in Minnesota, United States of America.
Archaeologists supervising the underground water pipeline repairs at Bolshaya Lubyanka street in Moscow, discovered sections of a 17th century wooden pavement and an assortment of artefacts dating back to 16th century AD.
An ornamental bronze stud has been stolen from an exhibit “Pompeii and the Greeks” inside the Pompeii archaeological site, near Naples, Italy. The site is closed and investigation continues.
Archaeologists discovered a winter camp of the Viking army, in Torksey, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. The camp was used by Scandinavian raiders that came in 9th century to England to conquer the land.
Archaeologists discovered a 1.5-metre-high statue of Buddha with a seven-headed snake in Govindapur near Banapur, Odisha, East India. The statue is believed to be 1400 years old.
Archaeologist unearthed tens of thousands of artefacts belonging to the Yup’ik people at Nunalleq in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region of South-western Alaska, USA. The finds are believed to attest a period of bloody battles between tribes of Indians living in the region prior t0 1700s.
Archaeologists discovered two skeletons, dating to 5th century AD, under the walls of of the Wolseong, or Moon Castle, in Gyeongju in South Korea.
Egyptian antiquities authorities discovered an ancient carved block in a hole in the floor of a an old two-story, mud-brick house during inspection in the Beni Mansour area of Abydos, in Upper Egypt. The block is engraved with the cartouche of the 30th Dynasty King Nectanebo II (360-342 BC).
A 1100-ton Zeynel Bey shrine was moved to make way for a hydroelectric Ilısu dam on the Tigris river in the province of Batman, East Turkey.
Archaeologists discovered an underground catacombs containing numerous corridors filled with mummies at an ancient cemetery site at Tuna el-Gebel in Egypt.
Several idols, including a rare Yoga Narasimha (an avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu) idol, were found in Penpahad village, Telangana, India. The finds date to between 1st-3rd century AD.
Archaeologists discovered a 9000-year-old limestone slab used in the Neolithic to light fire. The found was made prior to the expansion of Highway 38 in Israel.
Archaeologist continuing excavations along the route of Lincoln Eastern Bypass unearthed a 6-metre-long Prehistoric boat made of a tree trunk.
Public Works crew discovered a large millstone near Taylor Spring in downtown Cleveland, United States of America. The site is considered the birthplace of the city of Cleveland.
Archaeologists were able to unearth remains of a RAF Spitfire airplane that that crashed into a field in in Figullar, Emyvale, Ireland, in 1942.
Two bronze mules dating back to the ancient Roman times were discovered during excavations in the former barracks of the Guardia Civil in Tarragona, Spain.
A librarian has stumbled upon a rare 540-year-old page, ripped from a Medieval priests’ handbook, in a library at the University of Reading, United Kingdom.
The incomplete female skeleton unearthed last month in the Guar Kepah site, on mainland Penang, Malaysia, was revealed to be 5710 years old through carbon dating.
Archaeologists discovered a spectacular ancient Roman mosaic along with two building foundations, dozens of pieces of pottery, and weapons at the old factory site near Great Central Street and Highcross Street in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists managed to discover evidence of fierce battles between the British and Ottoman armies in the form of dozens of bullet cartridges, shell fragments and military items near Rosh Ha’ayin in central Israel.