A medieval window found by a farmer in his field has been the key to discovering what is regarded by historians as ‘hugely significant’ remains of a Cistercian settlement in east Co Meath, Ireland, dating back to the 13th century.
A unique kiln and pottery with stamped and rope decorations have been discovered during an archeological operation at Imamzadeh Qassem Mound in Iran’s Alborz Province situated in the northwest of Tehran.
Drawing up an archeological map of Pasargad (Pasargadae) ― an ancient city dating back to the Achaemenid era, located about 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Persepolis ― is a major program which has recently been undertaken, said caretaker of Pasargad Cultural Heritage Base.
Head of Iran Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization's Research Center in a meeting with the chief of German Archaeological Institute discussed the expansion of cooperation in the archeological sector.
The Mäanderhöhle cave near Bamberg was previously regarded as an archeological sensation. It was thought to contain some of the oldest cave art in Germany. However, Julia Blumenröther, a former student at Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, has demonstrated in her Master's thesis that the markings discovered inside the cave in 2005 are not fertility symbols carved by humans as previously thought. In fact, these lines occurred as a result of natural processes, the archeologist says.