Turkish Police has seized 26456 smuggled artefacts in the biggest operation against artefact smugglers spanning through four cities.
A lime-covered object the size of a bead that was excavated from a shaft grave of the so-called Griffin Warrior in 2015 at Pylos, Greece, turned out to be a gemstone engraved with a design that can be stamped on clay or wax depicting a warrior fighting with two others.
Researchers have unearthed the gate leading to the fortified settlement at Zyndram’s Hill in Maszkowice. The site, dating back to the 2nd millennium BC is considered the oldest site with monumental stone fortifications in the area of Poland, discovered so far.
Greek archaeologists revealed the results of excavations of a Mycenaean tolos tomb that was researcher since 2014 at Amblianos near Amphissa in West Locris, central Greece.
Since the discovery in 1907, the excavations in Klaros in Menderes district of the western Turkish province of İzmir unearthed one of the centres of ancient belief since the 13th century BC and an oracle centre of Apollo during ancient Greek times.
A Bronze Age tomb dated to 1450 BC, discovered near Pylos, south-western Greece, contained a spectacular array of precious jewellery, weapons and riches.