Archaeologists discovered a mass grave containing disarticulated remains of about 40 bodies in two mass graves in Jaffa, Israel, dating to the late 18th century, linked to Napoleon’s struggle against the Ottoman Empire.
A 150-years-old grave containing a wooden coffin with the remains of a officer of the Imperial Russian Army was found by construction workers in Ardahan, a city near the Turkey’s north-eastern border.
Archaeologists believe to have found the shipwreck of the historic vessel named the Blekinge, which sunk in 1713 at Karlskrona, southern Sweden. Among other campaigns, it served during king Karl XII’s sea assault against Denmark in 1700.
Archaeological research South of the Van Fortress discovered Ottoman-era architecture and artefact being testimony to lifestyle during these times.
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.
A swimmer at a resort located at the southern corner of Sea of Galilee, Israel, discovered five World War I artillery shells. They are said to probable have been dumped by retreating Turkish troops a century ago.
Excavations by hungarian archaeologists from University of Pecs reveal that the ruins of an Ottoman-era mosque discovered in Szigetvar (South Hungary) might possibly be the resting place of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.