Archaeologists excavating the remains of the ancient city of Aspendos, Antalya, Turkey, have discovered what is believed to be shops and warehouses that date back 2000 years.
A 2500-year-old sarcophagus was uncovered and opened during excavations at the ancient Greek city of Antandrus, located in Turkey’s Balıkesir province.
A teenage metal detectorists discovered a hoard of Roman hacksilver in Fife, Scotland. The silver is believed to have been used by Roman soldiers to bribe Picts while passing through Scotland.
Archaeologists unearthed a fourth rare ritual bath at the ancient city of Magdala, Israel, along with a unique carved stone point, which suggests the site may have been the seat of one of the priestly families that fled Jerusalem to the Galilee after the fall of the Second Temple at the hands of the Romans in 70AD.
Two bronze mules dating back to the ancient Roman times were discovered during excavations in the former barracks of the Guardia Civil in Tarragona, Spain.
Officers of the Guardia Civil in Spain seized over 3000 ancient coins and 20000 artefacts in an operation aimed against illegal looting and trade of antiquities.
Hikers discovered a rare engraving of a menorah and a cross in a water cistern in the Judean Hills, Israel. ancient limestone carvings date to late Roman and Byzantine periods.
Archaeologists discovered a 2200-year-old ancient burial chamber from the Paphlagonian Era in Turkey’s northern Kastamonu province – first of a kind in the area.
Archaeologists excavating a monastery in the Tuscan town of Lucca have unearthed a unique 400-year-old dental prosthesis. The find appears to pre-date modern tooth bridges.
Polish archaeologists excavating the Roman legion fort Novae near Svishtov, Bulgaria, made numerous finds this season. The discoveries include a trove of coins, a Slavic kiln and numerous architectural features.
Excavations at Mount Zion in Jerusalem, Israel, revealed a rare golden coin. It bears the image of Roman emperor Nero and can be dated to 56/57 AD.
During excavations at Gush Etzion site, south of Jerusalem, Israel, a stone ballista ball was discovered, possibly dating to the times of the Bar-Kochba revolt (132-136 AD) against the Roman Empire.
Roman tombs in the ancient city of Viminacium in Serbia, once provincial capital of Moesia Superior, revealed 4th century golden tablets with inscriptions believed to be curses and invocations of demonic forces. The find may be possibly the first of such kind as according to the Roman customs, gold was never put into graves.
The genuine ancient kitchen of Fullonica di Stephanus, a launderette functioning 2000 years ago, has been equipped with pots and pans as part of a new project that is trying to give visitors a sense of what day-to-day life in the city was like.