Construction works on Warsaw’s second line of metro led to the discovery of a 300-year-old well. The feature was discovered at the Prince Janusz Street (Ulica Księcia Janusza) in western part of Poland’s capital.
Recent construction works at the Peace of Thorn Roundabout (Rondo Pokoju Toruńskiego) in Toruń, North Poland, led to a discovery of remains of a 19th century bridge that was covered and overbuilt by road during 1920s.
In the end of last year an inhabitant of the Końskowola commune, East Poland, found an unexploded grenade dating back to World War 2. He has hidden it in a shed over Christmas cause he didn’t want to disturb the Police over the holidays.
Remains of a Soviet Remain of a Soviet Ilyushin Il-4 bomber were found after 73 years from it being shot down during World War 2 fights near the German death camp at Auschwitz, present-day Oświęcim, South Poland.
Restoration works in the gardens of the Royal Castle in Warsaw led to a discovery of a 19th-cent. tunnel leading towards the Vistula river. Existence of tunnels under the river is one of the most well-known urban legends in Warsaw.
Customs officers at the border crossing between Poland and Ukraine at Korczowa seized a bayonet, a canteen, a mug, a canister, soldier tags and buttons that are believed to be of historic value.
Five concrete compact shelters large enough for one person were discovered at a construction site in Poznań, West Poland. These bunkers, called “Einmann” date back to World War 2 and were used as a shelter during air raides.
An artillery shell dating back to World War 2 was discovered by a Police patrol in Gdańsk, North Poland. The object was found placed on the sidewalk.
Archaeologists in Lwówek, West Poland, found a grave with remains of German soldiers that were bound with a blue cord. The grave dates back to World War II.
Team of researchers exploring the underground structures of Festung Küstrin, Kostrzyń nad Odrą, West Poland, discovered a cache of personal belongings that were left by a person who probably fled the building before an air raid.
Archaeologists completed the elaboration of archive records of excavations at Biskupin, a fortified Iron Age settlement and one of the most important archaeological sites in Poland. The initial excavations were undertaken between 1934-39 and were interrupted by World War II, which also led to partial destruction of the original documentation.
Archaeologists uncovered skeletal and cremation burials dating to 1st Cent. BC – 1st Cent. AD in Wierzbiczany, North Poland. The site is believed to be a component of a network of sites associated with a transregional settlement complex of Germanic tribes.
Construction workers in Garden City, Idaho, USA, made a discovery, revealing that the walls of a newly-purchased pottery store are made of WW2-era military crates.
Construction works in the tunnels beneath the castle hill in Oświęcim, South Poland, led to the discovery of a cache of old coins, among which one was a forgery.
A mechanical digger operating at a beach between Dziwnów and Dziwnówek, North-West Poland, has hit some unexploded ordnance. It exploded lifting the digger in the air.
Researchers claim to have found possibly oldest figurative tattoos in the world on two 5000-year-old mummies found in Gebelein in the southern part of Upper Egypt.
Excavations uncovered twin cannons buried beside Fort Cornwallis, in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The cannons are at least 200 years old.
Structures of an ancient marine port of Ayla has been discovered in the the Red Sea city of Aqaba, Jordan, dating back more than 1000 years during the Islamic era (650-1116 AD).
Divers discovered six artillery hells, believed to be the oldest of their kind, within the wreckage of the Ottoman Navy frigate “Ertuğrul”, that sunk in 1890 near Kushimoto, in the Wakayama Prefecture, southern Japan.
Excavations undertaken during the construction of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) led to several archaeological discoveries, including evidence of Roman army activity, and Palaeolithic artefacts dating to 13000 BC.