Custodian of a parish archive discovered a wardrobe filled with forgotten documents in the church of St Joseph at Podgórze, Kraków, Poland. Among the documents is a 16th cent. Bible, census of population, promissory notes, old photographs, banner of a railway guild, and a marriage contract of a famous vodka distillery owner.
A scientific project aimed at environment monitoring and water purification of the Sulejowski Reservoir, Central Poland, lead to a possible discovery of German WW2 Panther tank’s remains resting at the bottom since 1945.
Just months after the first find, a third BT1000 bomb-torpedo, developed by the Third Reich as “wunderwaffe” was found in Gdynia, Northern Poland.
A passer-by discovered what looked like a piece of World War II unexploded ordnance, near the Świsłocz river, in the area of Krynki, East Poland, just 100 metres from the Polish-Belarusian border.
Over 140 coins and pieces of jewellery were seized by the Customs Officers at the Polish-Ukrainian border crossing at Medica, East Poland. The artefacts were being smuggled by an Ukrainian citizen into Poland.
Excavations that started on the Zamkowa hill (Castle hill) in Unisław, Northern Poland, aimed at locating the remains of a supposed Teutonic Order’s castle unearthed first traces of a yet unidentified structure that once stood at the site.
Excavations at the Lisia Hill (Fox Hill) in Rzeszów revealed numerous pottery pieces and archaeological features attributed to the Neolithic people of the Malicka culture, which lasted between ca. 5000-3800 BC.
Two mass graves of plague victims and guillotine execution were discovered during excavations of Targ Sienny (Hay Market) in Gdańsk, at the former site of a St Gertrude’s hospital’s cemetery.
A lost Medieval mine in Złoty Stok, South-western Poland, used for gold mining was re-discovered after being abandoned and forgotten during World War II.
Archaeologists uncovered the remains of 8 more individuals at the Bródnowski cemetery, Warsaw, while looking for victims of the communist terror in Poland in the 2nd half of 1940s.
Exhumation of WW2 German soldiers buried by the church in Końskie, central Poland, revealed remains of the deceased, pieces of clothes, and person belongings of the soldiers.
Local legend states that a German WW2 U-boat sunk in the Lubie lake, near Złocieniec, North-western Poland. A group of explorers searching for the wreck found a vast array of artefacts.
Archaeological investigation prior to S3 road construction linking Legnica and Bolków, south-western Poland, led to the discovery of numerous archaeological features, including a Prehistoric burial site, pottery and Bronze artefacts.
Farmer’s son cleaning a barn in Wiktorówko, West Poland, discovered two World War II guns that were probably hidden there for decades.
A couple of months ago one 19th century bell was unearthed in Witoroż, East Poland. The local story told that there might be more, so researchers started looking – they found various artefacts from both long time ago and recent past.
Explorers and archaeologists discovered a weapon deposit hidden in Wrząca, Central Poland, by a shot down Polish airman during the 1939 Invasion of Poland by Germans.
Police have stopped an illegal online auction of a bronze axe, which was started by a citizen of Andrychów, South Poland, on one of auction sites. Experts have dated the find to between 1300-1000 years BC.
Construction worker in Elbląg, North Poland, hired to remove wall plaster in a private flat discovered a sport rifle with ammunition hidden in the wall.
Excavations at the Szpitalna street in Bydgoszcz, Northern Poland, revealed over 300 skeletons which heads were cut. It is believed that the corpses are linked with the existence of German World War II camps and explosives factory in the vicinity.
An anonymous man found a bronze axe head in a stream in Postołów, south-eastern Poland. The artefact was handed over to the Historical Museum in Sanok, making it the third such object in the collection.