A cache of writing tablets, dating to 1st cent. AD, containing secret letters were discovered buried in the ground near the ancient Roman fort of Vindolanda, Northumberland, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists discovered caches of American Revolutionary War artefacts at Gloucester Point, Virginia, United States of America. Excavations were conducted prior to construction of a new Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
Fragments of a carpet made with silk and wool were recovered from a shipwreck dubbed the Palmwood Wreck buried at the bottom of the sea for nearly 400 years.
The 15th century city of Nieszawa, known by two names Nowa Nieszawa (New Nieszawa) or Dybów was a prosperous urban centre on the border of the Polish Kingdom and the Teutonic Order. In nearly 40 years of its existence the city became the main rival of the Order’s city of Toruń (Thorn), a member of the Hanseatic League.