archaeology

2022. szeptember 2. 18:00
A large section of a road from the time of Sigismund of Luxembourg, dating from the beginning of the 15th century, was excavated by the staff of the Budapest History Museum at the Buda Castle, in the area below the Savoy Terrace. Medieval and early modern layers can also be observed on the excavated road section.
2022. augusztus 12. 17:00
During the excavation at Budafoki road in the 11th district, the archaeologists uncovered a seven-thousand-year-old well, which was created from the hollowed-out trunk of a large tree. Previously, details of a Neolithic and an Árpád-era settlement came to light in the area.
2021. április 18. 14:00
A grave from the late Roman era has been excavated on a construction site near Kolosy Square in Óbuda, in the former cemetery of the Military City Aquincum. The tomb housed the remains of a small child who was once buried with pots and coins, and a headrest made of tiles was placed under his head.
2021. március 5. 18:00
The excavation on a plot at the corner of Margit Boulevard and Rómer Flóris Street has been completed. Archaeologists uncovered many Bronze Age and Roman items and artefacts from the Ottoman Period, as well as four hundred graves.
2021. január 17. 17:00
The Vármúzeum ('Castle Museum') of the Budapest History Museum has created the fifth exhibition that places the finds of mediaeval archaeology from the past year in the spotlight. While the physical exhibition does exist. Currently, visits are limited to virtual tours.
2021. január 8. 09:00
Archaeologists have found traces of wooden houses from the late Bronze Age, built 3300 years ago, in the 14th district. Wooden remains, ceramic artefacts and a pendant have been unearthed during the excavation.
2020. december 21. 14:00
Bird rattles, curse tablets, glass jars and jewellery have been unearthed during at an excavation in Óbuda, near Bécsi Road, in the cemetery of the Roman-era Military town of Aquincum.
2020. november 28. 14:00
A Sarmatian settlement from the 2nd–3rd centuries is being excavated near Rákos Stream in the 14th District. Dugout homes, water pits, roman ceramic, glass and metal artefacts have been found.
2020. november 25. 13:00
Archaeological excavations are happening in preparation of the renovation of the Citadel. Around the fortification, the ruins of the observatory that once stood on Gellért Hill but was destroyed in 1867 have been found. The dig team has also confirmed the find of a First World War gun carriage, Celtic, Roman, and Ottoman Turkish coins. The renovation of the courtyard is set to begin soon, accompanied by the restoration on the outer walls.
2020. szeptember 21. 18:00
A cemetery from the Ottoman-era has been found during excavation under 19–21 Margit Boulevard. Archaeologists are now searching for the walls of the houses of Felhévíz.