Reconstruction of the district heating line just outside the Old Town in Kraków, South Poland, led to numerous archaeological discoveries from various time periods.
A trove of ancient silver coins was discovered near Drelów, East Poland. The coins date back to the 2nd or 3rd century AD.
Sappers from Bolesławiec were called to handle two Soviet anti-tank mines, a hand grenade in a sewer, and a mortar grenade found in a tree – all in one day.
Excavations in Mikulin, South-East Poland, revealed the existence of a ringfort dating back 6000 years.
A farmer from Bońkowo Kościelne, Central Poland, unearthed an ancient sword while ploughing his field. The artefact is believed to be 2000 years old.
Archaeological works within the St. Martin and St. Nicholas Cathedral church in Bydgoszcz, Northern Poland, lead to the discovery of a 17th century treasure hidden under flooring in the crypt.
Excavations at Żyglinek, near Miasteczko Śląskie, South Poland, led to the discovery of a 1000-year-old furnace used for processing lead ore, and a large number of other even older Prehistoric artefacts.
Over 3000 rounds of ammunition, together with various guns, rifles and even machine guns were seized from the possession of a 60-year old, who was detained in Żołynia, South- East Poland, for gathering this illegal arsenal.
Police officers from Hrubieszów have discovered large numbers of rifle shells and World War 2 unexploded ordnance in possession of an individual living in Dołhobyczów, South-East Poland, who used to illegally look for them with a metal detector.
A 39-year-old individual was arrested in Warlubie, North Poland, for illegally conducting excavations and theft of archaeological artefacts.
Construction workers discovered a gun and corresponding ammunition during construction works in a tenement house in Łódź, Central Poland.
During the clearing of roadside ditches near Sulimy, near Giżycko, North-East Poland, two large objects resembling unexploded ordnance were discovered. Sappers called onto the site identified them as probably German 28-cm Nebelwerfer shells.
Routine check at the Lublin Airport, East Poland, revealed a smuggle attempt of historic gold coins by a US citizen heading for Munich, Germany.
A presumably 200-year-old cannon was recovered from the bottom of the moat surrounding Fort Gerhard in Świnoujście, North-West Poland.
At the mouth of the Belbek river, off shore Russian occupied Crimea, archaeologists uncovered two anchors and other items dating back to the 2nd or 3rd centuries AD, belonging to an ancient ship that sank off the western coast of the peninsula.
Construction works at a metro station in Thessaloniki, Greece, led to the discovery of an ancient headless statue of a Greek goddess, Aphrodite.
Archaeologists revealed ancient boxing gloves that were unearthed at Vindolanda fort by Hadrian’s Wall, northern England.
A study identifies the reason why the ancient Romans believed that the gate to the underworld was located at the city of Hierapolis, modern-day Turkey. The cave entrance emits volcanic carbon dioxide which even today kill birds that fly to close.
Excavations at the construction site of a ticket office of Margate Caves, Kent, United Kingdom, unearthed remains of an Iron Age hillfort into which a 17th century chalk mine was cut.
Thieves have broken into the main archive of Canterbury Archaeological Trust in Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom. The place got ransacked, thousands of artefacts were thrown to the ground and some were stolen.