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5,000-year-old burial mound reconstructed

Researchers have been working to reconstructed a 5,000-year-old monumental burial mound found in Ukraine. Scientists reconstructed the monumental 5 thousand years old tomb discovered on the border between Ukraine and Moldova. It belonged to a representative of the elite of the community of nomadic shepherds. "This is the most complex tomb that

2,000-year-old Greek settlement found in Ukraine

A fortified Greek settlement which dates back 2,000 years has been found along the Dnieper River in Ukraine. Archaeologists determined that the settlement was probably founded in the 2nd century BC. Researchers also discovered the exact outline of its fortifications - defensive walls and ditches. In addition to defensive functions, the

6,000-year-old temple discovered in Ukraine

The remains of a 6,000-year-old temple has been found at a prehistoric settlement near Nebelivka in the Ukraine. The ancient settlement had over 1,200 buildings and nearly 50 streets, indicating that it was likely a huge settlement at the time and home to thousands of people. The 6,000-year-old temple measuring about 60

3,000-year-old sundial uncovered in Ukraine

A sundial which dates back 3,000 years has been found in a Bronze Age burial mound in Ukraine. The sundial may have marked the final resting place of a young man sacrificed or otherwise marked as a messenger to the gods or ancestors, said study researcher Larisa Vodolazhskaya of the Archaeoastronomical

Roman garrison commander’s quarters found in Ukraine

A large house belonging to a Roman garrison commander has been found in the Crimea. "At first we thought that we were digging up the common barracks or quarters of one of the officers - centurions. However, the structure turned out to be more extensive than we thought. We uncovered a

Evidence of 2,300-year-old massacre found in Ukraine

Archaeologists have uncovered shallow graves, evidence of a 2,300-year-old invasion, in the ancient Greek colony of Chersonesus in the Ukraine. “We’ve learned things that have changed our view of what life was like in the Chersonesean countryside, which the Greeks called chora. The city’s rural territory, particularly on the Herakleian and

Treasure hoards found in Black Sea fortress

2,000 years ago wealthy people in the town of Artezian buried their treasure in a fortress to hide their belongings from the attacking Romans. Now, two hoards of ancient treasures have been found inside the remains of the citadel. Artezian, which covered an area of at least 3.2 acres (1.3 hectares)

Roman Legionary quarters found in Ukraine

Roman legionary quarters have been found on the Crimean peninsula on the Black Sea. “The discovery suggests that there must have been a Roman fort here. We aren’t sure yet how big it was and where the borders were but we hope to find an answer to these questions,” says Karasiewicz-Szczypiorski. The