Excavations at the construction site of a ticket office of Margate Caves, Kent, United Kingdom, unearthed remains of an Iron Age hillfort into which a 17th century chalk mine was cut.
Thieves have broken into the main archive of Canterbury Archaeological Trust in Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom. The place got ransacked, thousands of artefacts were thrown to the ground and some were stolen.
Archaeologists uncovered a large 5500 year old Neolithic ceremonial gathering place at Riding Court Farm, near Datchet, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists unearthed over 30000 artefacts at the future site of the world’s largest offshore wind farm near Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.
Remains of a previously unknown Roman building have been discovered during building work on a new school building at Banbury Road in Warwick, United Kingdom.
Excavations of a waterlogged waste dump in the centre of Newcastle, United Kingdom, uncovered numerous Medieval artefacts, including pottery and bones.
A dog walker in Newtown, Somerset, United Kingdom, discovered a skull on the banks of the River Sowy in March last year. Now, scientists have confirmed it belonged to an Iron Age woman.
Archaeologists uncovered new artefacts at the site of the Viking winter camp at Repton, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, dating back to the 870s.
Remains of a MG J2 car manufactured in 1932 was found within a World War Two artillery position during excavations at Larkhill on Salisbury Plain, United Kingdom.
Archaeological fieldwork at the ancient Roman Vindolanda fort on Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland, United Kingdom, lead to numerous Roman finds, among which are wooden toy swords, golden items, and two extremely rare cavalry swords.
Redevelopment works of Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, United Kingdom, have lead to discovery of personal letters and belongings dating to the First World War.
A unique ancient Roman mosaic depicting such mythological figures like Bellerophon, Pegasus, the Chimaera, Hercules, centaurs, and Cupid was unearthed in Boxford, West Berkshire, United Kingdom.
Metal detectorists have discovered a rare gold pendant made of a Byzantine coin, dating back to the 6th century AD near Attleborough, Norfolk, United Kingdom.
An ancient sarcophagus dating back 800 years was discovered damaged after a child was allowed to climb inside it by her parents at Prittlewell Priory Museum in Southend, Essex, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists have unearthed nearly 20 skeletons thought to be 200 to 300 years old during works at the Brighton Corn Exchange, Brighton, South United Kingdom.
A pair of detectorists discovered a trove of nearly 2000 ancient Roman coins while sweeping a freshly ploughed field with metal detectors near Hayle, Corwall, United Kingdom.
Excavations of the Dutch East India Company ship Rooswijk, which ran aground and sank in the Goodwin Sands off Kent, South-East United Kingdom in January 1740 revealed numerous artefact that might help to shed light on the last hours of the vessel’s voyage.
A hoard of silver and gold Iron Age coins were discovered by metal detectorists in Lincoln, United Kingdom. The coins pre-date the Roman invasion of Britain in 43 AD.
Over 20000 items were discovered during dredging works in Portsmouth Harbour, South United Kingdom, that will allow HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales be based at the Naval Base there.
Researchers used Diamond Light Source, United Kingdom’s synchrotron facility, to document for the first time the rate of evolution of seed coat thinning on 4000-year-old samples, which is a major marker of crop domestication, present in archaeological remains of crop seeds.