A series of concentric cropmarks, indicating the possible presence of a rondel-like structure, has been sighted at Żelichów, North-West Poland. This find is extremely rare as only a handful of such Neolithic structures are known from Poland.
Archaeologists finished the ninth season of excavations of the Teutonic Order’s castle in Człuchów, North Poland, revealing remains of a rectangular tower which contained many surprises.
Greek Police broke up an antiquities smuggling ring, arresting nearly 30 people and securing over 2000 archaeological artefacts which are said to have been looted from sites all over Greece.
Archaeologists revealed the world’s oldest snowshoe that was discovered in the Dolomites. The find is believed to have been created in the Neolithic between 3800-3700 BC.
Due to diplomatic tension between Turkey and Austria this year’s archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Ephesus, carried out by the Austrian Archaeology Institute have been cancelled by the Turkish Foreign Ministry.
The mummified remains of a man dubbed Ötzi, that were found in 1991 on the border of Austria and Italy underwent specialised DNA analyses to reveal new information about the clothes that the man was dressed in at the moment of death.
Archaeologists from Collegium Polonicum in Słubice revisited the site of the Battle of Kunersdorf in a project lasting since 2009 aimed at identifying the place of a mass grave where the fallen soldiers were buried.
Probably the oldest European foot prosthetic, dated to 6th century AD, was found in Austria by archaeologists from the Austrian Archaeological Institute.