A chapel that was accessible only through a hidden passage has been discovered during restoration works of the Sümela Monastery in Trabzon Province, North Turkey.
Conservation works conducted in a small Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, just outside Warsaw’s Old Town, lead to a discovery of an unknown fresco painting showing angels and columns.
Archaeologists unearthed a 1500-year-old floor mosaic in the walled Old City of Jerusalem, Israel. The mosaic bears the names of Byzantine Emperor Justinian and a senior Orthodox priest named Constantine.
A cross from a Byzantine chapel dating back to the 12 century, located outside the ancient city of Myra, Turkey’s Antalya province, was reported to have been stolen.
Archaeologists uncovered the remains of 8 more individuals at the Bródnowski cemetery, Warsaw, while looking for victims of the communist terror in Poland in the 2nd half of 1940s.
A discovery of what is believed to be the oldest burials of monks in Britain was made at discovered at Beckery Chapel, near Glastonbury. Carbon dating of the remains revealed that they were from the 5th or early 6th century AD.