Turkish Police has seized 26456 smuggled artefacts in the biggest operation against artefact smugglers spanning through four cities.
A road construction project in the area of Hamedan, West Iran, lead to discovery of artefacts dating back to the Median Era between 8th-7th centuries BC.
Archaeologists excavating the remains of the ancient city of Aspendos, Antalya, Turkey, have discovered what is believed to be shops and warehouses that date back 2000 years.
Israeli officers foiled smuggle of ancient coins at the Erez Border Crossing on the border with Gaza catching an Arab smuggler with a set of four coins.
After 50 years of excavations, the site of Kom el-Dikka, where archaeologists unearthed the ancient district of Alexandria, Egypt, has been opened by the public. The remains of buildings are dated to 332 BC when the city was founded by Alexander the Great.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient tomb in northern Iraq, dating back 2400 years, in the end or right after the collapse of the Achaemenid Empire conquered by Alexander the Great. The tomb contains remains of at least 6 people.
Excavations at the ancient city of Magarsus, Adana province, south Turkey, unearthed an ancient theatre. The site was a religious centre of Mallus, one of the most important cities of the ancient Cilicia civilization, famous for its ancient temples.
The impressive Macedonian era tomb at Amphipolis was discovered and explored in 2014, receiving worldwide media coverage due to its potential connection with the family of Alexander the Great. Now Greek archaeologists tracked 11 sections of marble statues from the tomb in various museums worldwide.
New season of excavations conducted at Barikot in the valley of Swat (Pakistan) revealed fortifications built by the Indo-Greek kings that ruled the city after the siege by Alexander the Great.
Archaeologists in Jerusalem (Israel) have unearthed ruins of a fortress built 2000 years ago by Greeks. The ruins form relics of the Hellenistic Period of the region. The citadel, until now known only from texts, was at the heart of a bloody rebellion that eventually led to the expulsion of the Greeks.