• Medieval sword set found in Poland

    Updated: 2021-04-30 03:40:00
    A sword and the metal parts of a scabbard, belt and two knives dating to the late 14th/early 15th century have been unearthed near the Olsztyn, northeastern Poland. Except for a coating of rust, the sword is in excellent condition. The exact location of the find is being kept secret to deter treasure hunters while […]

  • First intact bed burial found in Greece

    Updated: 2021-04-28 03:04:00
    The first intact bed burial ever found in Greece has been unearthed in Mavropigi, a village in the Kozani regional unit of Western Macedonia. The 1st century B.C. grave was discovered when a modern home was demolished as part of the expansion of a lignite mine. Under the foundations of the demolished house where the […]

  • Celtic bucket fitting found in Norway

    Updated: 2021-04-27 03:53:00
    A Celtic ornament likely looted from Ireland by Vikings has been discovered in Trondheim, Norway. The object has two rounded ends with a square between them. One of the ends is engraved with what looks like a face. The other end probably is as well, but you can’t see facial features through the encrusted soil. […]

  • Lake pile dwellings prove Lucerne was settled in prehistory

    Updated: 2021-04-25 02:55:44
    Wooden stakes from prehistoric pile dwellings built on what was then the shore of Lake Lucerne were discovered last year during construction of water pipeline. They date to 1000 B.C., proving that the human settlement of Lucerne is 2,000 years older than previously believed. The city of Lucerne as we know it today was founded […]

  • Tiny altars found in Gallo-Roman home

    Updated: 2021-04-23 03:59:24
    An excavation on the summit of Mt. Cavalier, the highest point of the city of NĂ®mes and the site where the first fortified settlement was built by the Volcae Arecomici people, has revealed the remains of an ancient neighborhood dating back to the early years of the Gallic city of Nemausus. Pottery found at the […]

  • Roman baths found in Frosinone

    Updated: 2021-04-21 03:24:00
    The remains of Roman imperial-era baths have been discovered in Frosinone, 50 miles southeast of Rome in central Italy. The complex on the left bank of the Cosa river retains sections of black-and-white mosaic floors and marble cladding lining a rectangular pool. The baths were discovered last month during a preventive archaeology survey at the […]

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