Excavations in the area of the Northwest Quarter of the ancient city of Jerash, Jordan, have unearthed a workshop used for mosaic construction. The building is believed to have collapsed during an earthquake in 749, turning the workshop into a time capsule.
Excavations at Auch in Gers, France, unearthed a 5th-century Roman house containing luxurious floor mosaics.
A stone finger, believed to be a part of a statue created in Egypt, has been uncovered by archaeologists sifting through the soil from an illegal excavation on the Temple Mount, Jerusalem, Israel, dumped in the Kidron Valley by the Muslim Waqf in 1999.
Amateur archaeologists discovered and unearthed a well-preserved Roman villa filled with mosaics at Druce Farm, Dorset, South West England.
Excavations at a Roman villa complex near Ilchester in Somerset, United Kingdom, revealed an underfloor heating system. Earlier works revealed an octagonal plunge bath surrounded by ornate mosaics.