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.
The following information is published on behalf of the The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw and concerns the upcoming conference “Polacy na Bliskim Wschodzie” (Poles in the Near East) 2018 that will be held between June 8-9th 2018 at University of Warsaw. Further reading in Polish.
Ornamented antler found in Gołębiewo, central Poland, subjected to DNA and stable isotope analyses, revealed its origin as coming from between northern Scandinavia and north-western Russia, indicating it might have travelled from North Karelia to Central Poland during Mesolithic Era.
A time capsule from 1934, that was recently discovered within the parish church in Września, West Poland, was opened, revealing letters and documents inside.
A fortified structure consisting of concentric features was noticed by aerial archaeologist near Oława, South Poland. The researchers believe the structure may be 7000 years old.
Over 20 grave pits and human remains were found at the Johannes Hevelius Park in Poznań, West Poland. The area is located near the former Soviet NKVD (People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs) camp, hence it’s believed the graves belong to the victims of the Soviet regime, murdered after 1945.
Police officers have seized around 800 illegally obtained artefacts during a raid at a private flat in Wągrowiec, North-West Poland.
Initially, the large settlement was discovered near Rzemienowice, South-central Poland, by aerial archaeologists. Then, regular excavations confirmed and dated the find 2000 years into the past.