Structures of an ancient marine port of Ayla has been discovered in the the Red Sea city of Aqaba, Jordan, dating back more than 1000 years during the Islamic era (650-1116 AD).
Hundreds of hand-axes made half a million years ago were unearthed at Jaljulia, near Kfar Saba, next to one of Israel’s busiest roads.
Archaeologists discovered more than 1000 stone artefacts, some of which may be up to 1.76 million years old, have been discovered at Wadi Dabsa, Southwest Saudi Arabia.
A 9.7-million-year-old fossilised teeth were discovered in the former riverbed of the Rhine in Eppelsheim near Mainz, Germany. The teeth don’t appear to belong to any species discovered in Europe or Asia.
Researchers have uncovered remains of a 800-year-old church located within the ancient city of Adramytteion, Balıkesir province, Turkey.
Traces of a settlement and numerous artefacts attributed to Greek settlers were discovered at the Pichvnari site, North of Kobuleti, Georgia.
Chemical analysis of an obsidian tool found in Syria more than 80 years ago and dating back to between 41000-32000 years revealed it was transported more than 700 kilometres during the Palaeolithic.
After months of research scientists were able to determine the cause of death and details about grave goods found if the grave of an individual buried 1100 years ago, that was discovered last April, in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia.
Excavations at a 1500-year-old cemetery in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, revealed numerous artefacts, including a silk-covered body inside a wooden coffin and a silver bowl depicting Greek gods.
Archaeologists reconstructed the face of one of the oldest human remains excavated from Thailand. The remains are dating back 13600 years.
Archaeologists unearthed rock art and jewellery dating back to the last ice age at Leang Bulu Bettue, a cave and rock shelter on Sulawesi, Indonesia. Experts estimate the finds may be at least 22000 years old.
The only record about the colony was in the European archives. There was nothing archaeologically speaking.Burials of individuals with hands joined in prayer have been found on the Taiwanese island of Heping Dao. They date to 17th century, belonging to Spanish settlers and are possibly the earliest Christian graves in Asia-Pacific.
Large amount of carbonized wheat grains were found at the site of Haojing, Shaanxi province, north-west China. The find, being 2800 years old, was made in the site that was the capital of the Western Zhou Dynasty (11th century-771 BC).
Over 80 artefacts crafted from animal bone and half-products were found by archaeologists at a Prehistoric settlement site near Manzherok in Russian Federation’s southern Siberia. The site dates back 2000 years.
Excavations near near Immingham in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, revealed a mass burial pit of victims of the Black Death pandemic. Carbon dating shows that the skeletons come from 14th century while DNA tests confirmed presence of the plague bacteria.
Archaeologists discovered that the Indus Valley civilisation, that occupied the region of what is now Pakistan and North-west India during the Bronze Age domesticated rice farming far earlier than previously believed.
Sri Lanka’s archaeologists are searching for the Balangoda Man or Homo sapiens balangodensis, which is the island’s anatomical equivalent to modern homo sapiens that lived 30000 years ago in Sri Lanka.
At a site in Alaska, archaeologists discovered artefacts dated to between 1100-1300 AD. Some of them are of Asian origin, indicating presence of trade between people of both continents 700 years ago.
Excavations of the Katsuren Castle in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan revealed numerous artefacts, including ancient coins among which are four copper ancient Roman coins dated back to the 3rd-4th century AD. The find is the first of its kind from the territory of Japan.
Several Bronze Age fortified settlements, dating to 4th millennium BC, were found during the course of the research project in Jordan. They are said to be among the earliest fortifications in Southwest Asia.