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.
A female grave dubbed “the princess burial” was found dug into a barrow in North-western Poland. The burial of a Wielbark culture individual is dated to second half of 2nd century AD.
Mesolithic site of Paliwodzizna in northern Poland revealed contacts with Scandinavia were as early as 7-6000 BC. Archaeologists revealed remains of stone structures with hearths, walls, pavements with analogical ones known from Swedish and Norwegian sites.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Olsztyn castle in southern Poland discovered a previously unknown storey of the tower. Within the so called “Well-tower” an actual well was unearthed that supplied the stronghold with water.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the 14th century ringfort in Rozprza in central Poland, discovered traces of earlier fortifications that can be dated to the end of the 10th century.
Archaeologists from University of Wrocław discovered the remains of gallows during excavations on the Mieszczańska Mountain in Złotoryja, South-west Poland. The remains of the gallows are believed to be the largest of so far documented brick structures of this kind in the region of Silesia.
In Warsaw, archaeologist made a number of discoveries at a site of a future construction of office buildings on a square just outside the centre of the city.
A construction site at the Old Town in Bydgoszcz, northern Poland, revealed relics of wooden structures in the place where once two moats surrounding a the city’s keep joined.
Archaeologists from the Museum in Gliwice in southern Poland discovered evidence for a motte type structure while conducting excavations at a mound in Pniów.
A basement filled with numerous stone decorations and a air raid shelter tunnel were among the finds made by archaeologists in two cities in North Poland.
The building of Henryk Dąbrowski’s Chemical plant in Warsaw, pre-dating World War II was destroyed by the developer despite the structure being registered as an architectural monument. The demolition was conducted despite the decision of the Heritage Office and district authorities.
A double burial was discovered within the ringfort in Czermno, East Poland. It belongs to a beheaded 30-year old male and a few-years-old child. The Czermno ringfort was supposedly known as Czerwień, being the the main keep of so called called Cherven Cities – a state that was fought over by the kings of the Piast dynasty against rulers of Kievan Rus. The graves discovered are dated to 12th-13th century, the time when the Cities were under Rus’ influence.
Annual season of aerial prospection in South Poland brought excellent results this year. Archaeologists conducting the flights and prospection over the Nida river basin detected numerous archaeological sites and other features, indicating presence of relics of man-made structures.