Researchers discover fragment of ancient Egyptian statue in Israel

Archaeologists have uncovered a large piece of an ancient Egyptian statue in northern Israel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced on Monday, calling it a "historic find."

Avar cemetery fund in east Croatia

The ruins of a cemetery of Panonian Avars from the 8th century were found during an archaeological excavation in Sarengrad, near the easternmost Croatian town of Ilok, the head of the excavation team, Marko Dizdar recently said.

Archaeologists closer to discovering origin of ancient Philistines

Archaeologists believe they have found a Philistine cemetery on the edge of an Israeli city, potentially the first such discovery. It is hoped the objects unearthed will shed more light on this much-maligned people.