A 13500-year-old carved bison bone, which was dredged up from the bottom of the North Sea, was announced to be the oldest work of art found in the Netherlands.
A number of footprints dating back 7000 years, discovered at Port Eynon on the Gower peninsula, South Wales, could reveal the behaviour of Mesolithic hunters.
An amateur archaeologists found a Medieval city in South Wales, called Trellech. The land was bought by him 12 years ago with the intent of finding the lost city – now the excavations confirmed its existence.
Excavations at Llanfaethlu, West of Anglesey, in north-west Wales, revealed a fourth Early Neolithic house (6000 years old) and extensive archaeological remains, that add up to the three Early Neolithic houses discovered in previous digs.
Researchers conducting a non-invasive survey at Pembroke Castle, West Wales, believe they might have uncovered the location of king Henry VII’s birthplace.
According to the Portable Antiquities Scheme annual report launched at the British Museum, over 82000 discoveries were made by members of the public, mostly by people who were metal-detecting, in the United Kingdom.
Burials dating back to the Bronze Age were found during excavations in the Cefn Graianog Quarry, at Llanllyfni, north-western Wales. They contained what is said being the best preserved pottery of that age ever found in the area.
Construction works at a housing developement near Monmouth, Wales, was stopped after archaeologists found a piece of what they believe to be a Bronze Age logboat.
Excavations led by Dyfed Archaeological Trust at St Patrick’s Chapel at Whitesands Bay, St Davids in Wales revealed Christian burial sites dated from early-6th Century.