Archaeologists conducting excavations in Warsaw’s northern district of Marymont, discovered remains of a summer palace built for king Jan III Sobieski (Eng. John III Sobieski), known for his victory over the Turks at the 1683 Battle of Vienna.
A monumental grave found within a burial mound near Prydnistryanske, Ukraine’s Vinnytsia region, near the Ukrainian-Moldavian border was reconstructed by Polish archaeologists who discovered it during excavations in 2010. The grave belonged to the elite of the nomadic pastoral communities that lived along the shores of the Dniester river.
The wreck of a boat that was revealed by shore erosion under dune sands last month in northern Poland is currently under archaeological investigation. Archaeologists managed to date it to the turn of 19th to 20th century AD.
Heavy equipment was needed to start the excavations of the so-called Ice Tower that was discovered in the Książ Castle, south-western Poland, in June. The forgotten structure reveals new mysteries each day.
Excavations at a 17th century burial ground in Drawsko, northern Poland, revealed over 20 burials that are considered “deviant”, meaning departing from the contemporary norm. What makes them abnormal is that the individuals were equipped with sickles or knives around the neck or by the pelvis.
Excavations at the Cathedral Hill in Chełm, East Poland, revealed remains of a building that was constructed with carefully chiselled blocks of stone and Romanesque bricks. The structure was found during last years excavations but was fully unearthed this season.
Polish researchers produced a facial reconstruction of a female skull that belonged to an individual buried within a crypt of Yaroslav I the Wise, Grand Prince of Kievan Rus’. The woman is believed to be the second wife of the ruler, Ingegerd Olofsdotter of Sweden.
A recently discovered time capsule from a town hall in Brzeg, south-western Poland, has been opened. The artefacts found inside indicate that they have been stored there 200 years ago but the capsule contained also objects dated to 16th and 19th centuries.
Archaeologists excavating an area near Trzińsko-Zdrój by the Trzygłowskie lake, north-western Poland, where previously a Bronze Age treasure trove was found, discovered a settlement dated to the transition period between Bronze and Iron Age.
Archaeologists and amateur metal detectorists are thoroughly scouring fields near Stary Czarnów, north-western Poland. It is here that hundreds of early medieval coins were hidden at a point in the past and scattered across the area by ploughing.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at an Iron Age settlement in Pełczyska, South Poland, discovered a number of artefacts that indicate the presence of Germanic and Celtic peoples in the area. Among the finds are numerous fibulae, coins, and fragments of glass vessels.
Construction workers conducting reconstruction of the Eliasz Goldhammer street in Tarnów, South Poland, discovered wooden water pipes dating back to 19th century. The discovered waterworks once conveyed water to the well placed at the town square.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at a construction site of a speedway near Szczepanowice, southern Poland, discovered a well-preserved multiple burial. The grave contains the remains of four people and numerous artefacts of the Corded Ware culture, dated to the 3rd millennium BC.
A passerby discovered a sculpture of a known pre-2nd-World-War Silesian artist lying in the bushes near a construction site in Opole, South-western Poland. The find was made in the vicinity of a construction site, where a digger was operating.
Recent storm at the Baltic Sea shore in the area of the Słowiński National Park, North Poland, revealed a wooden hull of a boat. Archaeologists will conduct research to identify the type and age of the find.
Construction workers conducting works at one of the towers of the 14th century cathedral in Frombork, North Poland, discovered a time capsule in form of a metal tube.
The 19th century water absorbing installation, part of Warsaw’s past water pumping system, dubbed “the dragon” was finally removed from its location on the shore of the Vistula river.
The mummy of an Egyptian priest named Hor-Jehuti (pl.: Hor-Dżehuti) underwent modern analysis, involving computer tomography scans which revealed that the mummified individual was in fact a woman. The discovery was made while conducting the interdisciplinary Warsaw Mummy Project.
Open day at excavation site attracted many tourists as archaeologists presented an unburied structure of a early Iron Age burial mound. The site is located in Bukwałd in North Poland.
Archaeologists working on the site of a forgotten Medieval castle in Sierpc, central Poland, were able to uncover remains of the castle’s walls and fortification and date its creation. The castle is said to have been built between 15th-16th century in place of prior settlements dated to 12th and 13th centuries.