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Circular wall found in Peru

Archaeologists working in Peru have uncovered a 3,000-year-old circular wall in the suburbs of Cusco. Experts from the Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco (DDCC) have unearthed architectural ruins dating back over 3,000 years in Marcavalle archaeological area, located in South-Andean Cusco region. The finds include a 7-meter-diameter circular wall made of stone

Construction reveals Antwerp’s 16th-century city walls

Construction work in Antwerp has revealed a 16th-century fortification wall and the pillars of a city gate. “When we compare to other cities, it was really a monumental and impressive masterpiece already at that time, and still,” archaeologist Femke Martens told Reuters, while standing between two unearthed pillars of what was

14th-century abbey wall unearthed in England

A medieval abbey wall has been unearthed in the West Midlands of England. The well-preserved section of wall, which is more than 650 years-old, was discovered by archaeologist Jamie Wilkins from Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service in March whilst construction work was being carried out. Abbot William de Chyryton ordered the wall

14th-century abbey wall found in England

The footings of a 14th-century abbey wall has been found during construction at Canterbury Christ Church University. During the dig, historians found the footings of the St Augustine’s Abbey precinct wall and the university has since decided to celebrate its discovery within the state-of-the-art building, with plans to expose a section

3rd-century A.D. walls uncovered in Bulgaria

Ancient walls thought to date back to the 3rd century A.D. have been unearthed in the Roman city of Odessos in Bulgaria. Part of the walls of a building estimated to date to the Roman era around the third century CE have been found during construction of a residential building in

Ancient giant fence found in Egypt

A giant fence which dates back more than 3,500 years has been found in the northern Nile Delta region in Egypt. He says the fence, from the pharaonic Middle Kingdom, may have been part of a city's wall. The period coincided with the invasion of Egypt of the Hyksos, an ancient

Traces of ancient port sounds in India

Traces of a wall found along the Zuari River in India may be part of an ancient port. Scientists in the country have found remnants of a historically important port on Goa's Zuari River which is expected to be amongst the oldest signs of human trade on the central west coast

Medieval wall found in East Midlands

Construction workers in England's East Midlands have uncovered part of a medieval wall. Archaeologist, Leigh Brocklehurst, said: “Our initial excavation work has unearthed a wall which looks to be Medieval or earlier. Nearby on the site we have also started to uncover what is essentially a cross section in time; behind

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