Great Archaeological Discoveries of All Time

The archaeological team of the Caherconnel Stone Fort reviews some of the most spectacular archaeological finds in history.


For centuries archaeologists, excavators and historians have been discovering ancient devices, uncovering treasured artifacts and revealing cities that had long been lost. These discoveries, no matter how small they may seem, are vital for our understanding of our ancestors. Discoveries such as the Rosetta stone, the Dead Sea Scrolls and Sacsayhuaman allow us to get a glimpse into the lives of those that have inhabited the earth before us. Some of the most momentous discoveries have resulted in a deeper understanding of ancient customs and teachings. For details on some of the most fascinating archaeological discoveries of all time, let’s take a look at the infographic below by Caherconnell Stone Fort! 

An infographic by the team at Caherconnell Stone Fort


Claire Collins has worked with Caherconnell Stone Fort for over five years. Caherconnell Stone Fort is a medieval, extraordinarily well-preserved stone ringfort in The Burren of County Clare, Ireland. At Caherconnell, there is an archaeology and a geology field school where one can delve into the Irish prehistoric world. Caherconnell is also home to Ireland’s leading sheepdog demonstrations, which attract thousands of tourists each year.