During restoration works in a church located in Jamielnica, Poland, paintings and sculpture decorations were found, dated probably to the 14th century. The ornaments were hidden under 10-centimetre thick layer of plaster.
Archaeologists excavating the areas where the new subway lines are being developed in Warsaw, Poland, have found numerous artefacts and features linked to the rich history of the capital.
A women digging in her recreational plot in Toruń, Poland, discovered an object that resembled unexploded ordnance. She packed the metal item and brought it to the nearest Police station.
Construction workers in Tarnowskie Góry, South Poland, discovered a bottle with a message. The 40-year-old object was found in a former silver mine.
Remains if a shipwreck of a German gunboat built before 1945 were salvaged from the beach in Kołobrzeg-Podczele, northern Poland.
Recent low sea levels at the Baltic revealed the remains of a German torpedo boat which was sunk in 1945 during Operation Hannibal at the shoreline area between Hel Bór and Jurata in North Poland.
An amateur amber collector discovered remains of a military car on a beach in Pobierowo, North-western Poland. The object was identified as a Volkswagen Kübelwagen, possibly abandoned in 1945, in final months of World War II.
A local amateur explorer discovered Roman-period spearheads, while conducting metal detection survey in the area of Susz, North Poland. Previously he discovered a Roman spatha-type sword in the area.
A group of explorers discovered an abandoned cellar in the old town of Kostrzyn nad Odrą, West Poland. The room was intact since being buried about 70 years ago.
Warsaw Mummy Project is the largest scientific venture ever undertaken in Poland to study the mummies belonging to the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw. We would like to closer present the details behind the research of one of Archaeofeed’s 2016 Archaeology Award winners.
Recent storm that struck the western beach in Kołobrzeg, north-western Poland, revealed concrete structures at the shore. The structures were identified as part of the bunker system built in 1950s.
Archaeologists conducting research prior to the construction of Hotel Długi Targ at Gdańsk, North Poland, discovered fragments of Gothic walls, remains of wooden housing, and various artefacts dating back up to second half of 14th century.
Construction workers found two guns during renovation of two houses in Słupsk, northern Poland. The weapons, found separately are a Polish Vis wz. 35 and German Mauser gun.
Nearly 40 graves of the local elite were discovered by Polish archaeologists at the Norre Sandegard Vest site, Danish island of Bornholm. This burial ground, dated to between 6th-7th cent., is one of the richest in whole Denmark.
Archaeologists excavating the site of the 18th century battle in Kunowice, western Poland, where 130000 Russian, Austrian and Prussian soldiers fought during the Seven Years’ War, discovered a thousand lead bullets, 250 canister shots, over 200 uniform buttons, and fragments of armaments.
Remains of a bronze foundry was discovered in Szczepidło, central Poland, dating back 3500 years, to the Late Bronze Age. The site was occupied by people of the Tumulus culture, distinguished among others for the practice of burying the dead beneath burial mounds.
Workers segregating metal at a scrapyard in Pleszew, West-Central Poland, discovered 80 kilograms of various unexploded ordnance dating to World War II.
Customs officers stopped an attempt to smuggle Medieval axeheads at border crossing between Poland and Belarus in Bobrowniki. Five iron pickaxes were hidden in personal luggage of a Belarusian woman.
Warsaw’s Office for the Protection of Monuments has given a permission to Polskie Koleje Państwowe (Polish State Railways) to demolish the bunkers built by Germans during World War II. The officials decided that these military shelters do not possess any historical value.
A hidden safe box of a Warsaw Uprising fighter was found in a flat in Warsaw’s Praga district. The possible owner of the box is known as are some details about his life prior, during and after World War II.