Might the pits, dating back almost 7000 years, discovered in the archaeological site of Tainiaro in Northern Finland, be considered the northernmost Stone Age burial ground? A new study is exploring this possibility.1 Tainiaro is an archaeological site situated on the banks of the
Archaeologists in Russia have uncovered the remains of one of the world’s oldest synagogues in the ancient Greek city of Phanagoria, located near the Black Sea. The meticulous archaeological investigations conducted at the enclave of Phanagoria, situated upon the picturesque Taman Peninsula in the
In Mörigen, Switzerland, archaeologists have made significant discoveries shedding light on the utilization of meteoritic iron in prehistoric Europe. The findings were recently published in the Journal of Archaeological Science.1 The research, conducted in Switzerland, has brought to light compelling evidence of meteoritic iron
Archaeologists in Romania have revealed an intriguing burial mound that offers clues into the ancient funerary customs and practices of the region. Among the discoveries is also a wolf skull.1 CheiaCheia is a village located in Prahova. Situated in the heart of the Carpathian
Members of the North Jutland Detector Association in Denmark found two Viking Age treasures near the town of Hobro in the Northern Denmark region. Archaeologists believe that the coins in the treasures are about 1040 years old. HobroHobro is a town located in the
Archaeologists in Germany have recently unearthed an exquisitely preserved sword from the Bronze Age in the historic town of Nördlingen. The sword, believed to have belonged to the Urnfield Culture that emerged around 1300 BC, was discovered among a collection of burial artifacts. These
An archaeological find on the Polish island of Wolin has reignited the long-standing debate surrounding the existence and whereabouts of the fabled 10th century Viking castle of Jomsborg. WolinThe island of Wolin is located in the Baltic Sea, off the coast of northwestern Poland.
Archaeologists in Sweden have unearthed approximately 40 petroglyphs on a rocky hillside in Tanum. These ancient rock carvings, dating back around 2,700 years, offer valuable insights into the lives of the region’s ancient inhabitants. TanumTanum is located on the Sweden’s western coast, bordering Norway.
Archaeologists said the Roman sanctuary discovered in Brittany, a region in northwest France, may have been dedicated to the Roman god of war, Mars. They also found a small necropolis at the site. The discovery was made by archaeologists from French research institute IRNAP
Archaeologists have unearthed a Roman tomb in Sagalassos. The finds indicate that people used magic to protect themselves from the restless dead. Archaeologists in Turkey have found a non-normative Roman tomb around 1900 years old and some items that seem to point to magical