A farm firm in Russia has destroyed the medieval settlement of Rostislavl during an earthworks project. The archeologists addressed representatives of the farm firm with an explanation that these works had caused an irreparable damage to the cultural heritage of Russia, but met no understanding. As a result, the earthworks still
Archaeologists are racing to excavate a 700-year-old Inuit settlement before the quickly eroding Bering Sea coast erases it forever. At the 700-year-old site near the village of Quinhagak - called Nunalleq or Yup'ik for "old village site" - workers have discovered dozens of sod homes just under the tundra.
The 3,500-year-old remains of a settlement have been found by an oasis in Egypt, revealing evidence of desert trade routes during the early days of the Egyptian civilization. The settlement at Umm el-Mawagir in Egypt's Kharga Oasis, more than 300 miles (500 kilometres) south of Cairo, has been excavated for
A substantial Egyptian settlement has been found in Kharga Oasis, Egypt. Minister of Culture, Farouk Hosny, announced that the settlement is dated to the Second Intermediate Period (ca.1650-1550 BC) and was discovered during excavation work as part of the Theban Desert Road Survey. This project serves to investigate and map
A Native American settlement which dates back 1,400 years has been found south of Jerseyville, Illinois. The archaeologists believe they have a village dating back to about A.D. 600, as well as archaeological deposits going back 4,000 to 5,000 years; also, on the east side of the highway, the archaeologists
An Islamic settlement, buried for 125 years, has been uncovered in Qatar. Dr Andrew Petersen first became aware of a possible settlement after finding masonry and pottery at Ras Al-Sharig in Qatar. He thought something might be there after reading sources naming a town called Rubayqa. "But we certainly weren't