An ancient sarcophagus, dating back 2000 years, has been unearthed at a construction site of a high school in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district.
The excavations were conducted prior to start of construction at the site, located near the Stadio Olympico in Rome, Italy. The sarcophagus is believed to date to between 3rd and 4th century AD.
A 2500-year-old sarcophagus was uncovered and opened during excavations at the ancient Greek city of Antandrus, located in Turkey’s Balıkesir province.
Construction workers discovered an ancient Roman sarcophagus at a building site near Borough Market, London, United Kingdom. The find dates back 1600 years and is said to contain remains of a mother after the bones of a baby were found earlier nearby.
Police officers in Eskişehir, West Turkey, recovered an ancient sarcophagus with an inscription of the cross which was attempted to be sold by illegal treasure hunters for 4 million US dollars.
Construction workers unearthed an ancient sarcophagus during road works in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, Turkey.
A flower pot at Blenheim Palace, an English palatial estate, has been identified by antique experts as a long-lost Roman sarcophagus.
After initial discovery of a sarcophagus in an olive grove in Turkey’s Bursa province city of İznik last November, three more tombs are reported to have been recently found at the site.
Human remains dating to 1000 BC were found by researchers in the recently discovered chamber tombs by the Godvari river in the area between Tadwai to Bhadrachalam, East India.
The three sarcophagi recently discovered in Kemer village in Turkey’s Çanakkale province’s Biga district were opened and closer examined by museum officials.
A burst of water pipes washed out ancient sarcophagi in the Biga district of Çanakkale province, western Turkey. While repairing the pipes the workers discovered three sarcophagi that afterwards have been unearthed and examined by experts.
Excavations within a quarry at Woodsford near Dorset, United Kingdom, revealed a Roman Age burial. The male individual was buried inside a stone sarcophagus with his feet bent backwards.
Shortly after one sarcophagus was found by the Police within an illegal dig in Hisardere near Iznik, Bursa province, North-west Turkey, a second one was discovered.
A Police team investigating a case of a stolen vehicle discovered an ancient Roman sarcophagus in Hisardere near Iznik, Bursa province, North-west Turkey. Upon excavation of the object it was possible to date the find to the 2nd century AD.
Polish researchers produced a facial reconstruction of a female skull that belonged to an individual buried within a crypt of Yaroslav I the Wise, Grand Prince of Kievan Rus’. The woman is believed to be the second wife of the ruler, Ingegerd Olofsdotter of Sweden.
Archaeologists discovered the burial chamber while conducting cleaning work in the tomb of the 25th Dynasty Thebes Mayor Karabasken in Asasif, on Luxor’s west bank in Egypt. The burial chamber contained the sarcophagus of the mentioned ancient Egyptian official.
An undisturbed Etruscan tomb was excavated near Città della Pievethe in the Umbria region of Italy.