Prehistoric settlement discovered at Mercedes-Benz factory construction site

Archaeologists discovered a prehistoric settlement dating back 1800-years at the future construction site of a Mercedes-Benz car factory in Jawor, south-western Poland.

Excavations at the site (by Radio Wrocław)
Excavations at the site (by Radio Wrocław)

Archaeologists discovered a prehistoric settlement dating to the Roman Empire period in a field during initial construction works. The archaeological investigation that followed managed to uncover over 200 artefacts and remains of dugout dwellings, pole houses, hearths and a well.

The archaeological feature (by Radio Wrocław)
The archaeological feature (by Radio Wrocław)

The research is conducted prior to one of the largest foreign investments in the area, a Mercedes-Benz car factory of Daimler AG. The findings, dating back 1800-years are said not to interfere with the construction process. All the artefacts are scheduled to be deposited at Muzeum Regionalne w Jaworze (Regional Museum in Jawor).

The construction site (by Radio Wrocław)
The construction site (by Radio Wrocław)

(after Radio Wrocław)

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