A garden in Moshav Hayogev in the Lower Galilee, Israel, unearthed a rare, intact bronze ring bearing an image of the traveler’s patron saint, St. Nicholas. The ring is said to be 700 years old.
Researchers documented a gallery of over 500 petroglyphs at Dus-Dag mountain, Kara-Turug range, on the border between Russia and Mongolia, that are believed to have been made since the Bronze Age until 1st millennium AD.
Facial reconstructions of Homo sapiens who lived 30000 years ago in Sungir, located in Vladimir region of central Russia, have been made using virtual reality 3D animation.
Ornamented antler found in Gołębiewo, central Poland, subjected to DNA and stable isotope analyses, revealed its origin as coming from between northern Scandinavia and north-western Russia, indicating it might have travelled from North Karelia to Central Poland during Mesolithic Era.
Workers conducting restoration works at a historical building under Muzeinaya Street in Omsk, Russia, unearthed a well-preserved skeleton of a warrior that is believed to date back between 2700-2900 years.
Archaeologists discovered a burial containing mummified remains of a female buried around 900 yeas ago at the site of Zeleny Yar, near Salekhard, Russia.
Archaeologists examined a tooth found in the Denisova Cave, Altai mountains, Russia, within deposits dating back to 126000-225000 BC revealing it belonged to remains of a fourth Denisovan individual – a species of extinct hominin – found at the site.
Archaeologists have uncovered 5000-year old stone tools in Moscow, Russia, during the city’s ongoing construction works in a project set to renovate pedestrian zones.
Archaeologists have revealed that a 5.3 metres tall wooden Shigir idol discovered in a peat bog by gold miners in Russian Ural Mountains in 1890 was carved with use of beaver teeth 11000 years ago.
Amateur treasure hunter discovered a 400-year-old gold coin at the bottom of the Yauza River in Moscow, Russia. The coin is said to be worth over 15000 Euro.
A new technique developed by an international team allowed to trace the remains of groups of hominids in sediments even in caves or in strata which have no skeletal remains. the researchers analysed 85 samples of sediments from the Pleistocene, between 550000 and 14000 years ago, from eight Eurasian caves, including El Sidrón (Spain) and Denisova Cave (Russia).
Detailed analysis of belt buckles unearthed in 1970s by a tractor driver in Iyus, modern day Republic of Khakassia, Russian Federation, proves the existence of a distinct dragon motif in Siberian art 2000 years ago.
A secret chamber used for eavesdropping on enemies in the 16th century was discovered in the Lyubyanka district of Moscow, Russia, by archaeologists working at the renovation project of the capital.
Construction of the Crimean Bridge, linking the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula with mainland Russia led to discovery of ancient Greek artefacts during underwater excavations in the area of the Ak-Burun Cape.
Archaeologists have discovered pieces of armour, made of plates carved out of reindeer antlers, during excavations at the Ust-Polui site in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, West Siberia, Russian Federation.
Excavations in Tara, Omsk Oblast, Central Russia, revealed numerous intriguing finds, including charred turnip dinner being 400 years old. These finds are said to shed light on the conquest of Siberia.
Excavations in the Denisova cave, Altai region of Russia, provide new surprises, as bones of a short-legged Ovodov horse, a species that went extinct 24000 years ago, were found.
A pendant with an image of the Tudor rose on its front was found at a building site near the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. The artefact is believed to be 400 years old.
Archaeologists continuing the excavations at the Denisova Cave in the Altai region of Russian Federation, discovered Palaeolithic jewellery made out of ostrich eggshells between 45000-50000 years ago.
Excavation at an Early Bronze Age settlement site Vengerovo-2, West of Novosibrirsk, Russian Federation, revealed a 4000-year-old rattle crafted in shape of a bear cub’s head. The rattle is said to still make sounds to this day.