A strong storm that hit Spanish coast near Cadiz in March unearthed remains of an ancient Roman aqueduct at Cortadura beach. The structure dates back to 1st century AD.
A burial ground dating back 5000 years has been discovered in Jiaojia village near Jinan City, Shandong, China. The site has been dubbed “giants graveyard” by the media.
Latest laser technology was used to uncover the faded frescoes in the Catacombs of St Domitilla in Rome, which are dated to be 1600 years old and were discovered first in 16th century.
Archaeologists discovered an underground catacombs containing numerous corridors filled with mummies at an ancient cemetery site at Tuna el-Gebel in Egypt.
A cache of 30 lead coffins was discovered during the refurbishment of the Garden Museum, in a deconsecrated medieval parish church next to Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s official London residence. Metal plates on the coffins revealed names of five former Archbishops of Canterbury, going back to the early 1600s.
Excavations at Thorton Abbey in Lincolnshire revealed 700-years-old remains of a priest who died during during the Great Famine, which killed millions across the continent in the 14th century.
During documentation of ISIS destruction of the Tomb of the Prophet Jonah in Mosul, Iraq, inscriptions and sculptures dating back to the Assyrian empire were found.
Villagers in Xingan county, Jiangxi province, south-east China dug up over 500 kg of 18th century Qing dynasty (1644–1912) coins at the Gan river. Police was needed to secure the area of the riverbank where the illegal dig was conducted.
Archaeologists revealed the world’s oldest snowshoe that was discovered in the Dolomites. The find is believed to have been created in the Neolithic between 3800-3700 BC.
The archaeological project of excavations at Tintagel in Cornwall revealed one-metre thick walls dated to 6th century AD, possibly belonging to the rulers of the ancient south-west British kingdom of Dumnonia. The fieldwork is being carried out at the site of the 13th century Tintagel Castle in Cornwall.
Archaeological investigation uncovered the remains of Britain’s largest Roman covered walkway. The ruins of the walkway measure 120 metres.