A 2400-year old burial chamber was discovered by construction workers in the Milas district of Muğla province, south-western Turkey. The discovery was made near the road leading to Mylasa, the capital of ancient Karia.
At least three giant tumuli were recently destroyed by illegal looting activity involving use of heavy mechanised equipment in the province of Kastamonu, northern Turkey. Mechanical diggers dug through tumuli near the village of Alpagut leaving a trail of destruction.
A Hellenistic burial chamber was discovered at a construction site in Toptepe, Samsun province, Turkey. The structure is believed to be 2300 years old.
Archaeologists discovered the burial chamber while conducting cleaning work in the tomb of the 25th Dynasty Thebes Mayor Karabasken in Asasif, on Luxor’s west bank in Egypt. The burial chamber contained the sarcophagus of the mentioned ancient Egyptian official.
An Etruscan tomb of a female individual, dubbed “Etruscan princess” was found in Vulci, Lazio Region of Italy. The tomb dating back to 8th century BC contained many personal items, including wealthy and rare jewellery.