An archaeologist discovers a 25 m ring cairn dating back to the Bronze Age near Tidenham, Gloucestershire.
Sources: BBC News
Sources: BBC News
Archaeologists discover one of the largest megalithic sites in Europe on a farm in southern Spain. The site dates back 7,000 years and contains more than 500 standing stones.
Archaeologists announce the discovery of a human tooth in the "Grotte Mandrin" near Malataverne, France, dating to 54,000 YBP, around 10,000 years before the currently accepted date for the arrival of "Homo sapiens" in Europe.
Egyptian and American archaeologists discover an ancient mass-production brewery in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos, likely dating back to the Early Dynastic Period. Mostafa Waziri, the secretary-general of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, believes it to be "the oldest high-production brewery in the world".
A Bronze Age village is discovered in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.
Archaeologists discover four prehistoric Ichma culture tombs in the centre of the Peruvian capital Lima.
Archaeologists in China uncover 2,800-year-old tombs (Eastern Zhou dynasty) in Hubei province.
Archaeologist Michael R. Waters and associates report in "Science" that discoveries at the Debra L Friedkin site north of Austin, Texas, may indicate that the Clovis culture was not the first to settle the Americas.
Archaeologists recover six cannons from the ships of Welsh privateer Henry Morgan off the coast of Panama.
A late Bronze Age grave of a Celtic princess has been unearthed in Heuneburg, Germany. Grave goods of Celtic jewellery made of gold, bronze, coal and amber have been discovered. [http:--www.spiegel.de-wissenschaft-mensch-a-736863.html ("Der Spiegel" (de))]
Archaeologists date the mound of Moot Hill in Scone Palace where medieval Kings of Scotland including Robert the Bruce were crowned back to at least 1,000 years ago.