Customs officers at the Polish-Belarusian border foiled the smuggle of 680 coins dated to the 18th century. The artefacts were being smuggled by a Belarusian citizen through the border crossing at Połowce.
A time capsule found in Głogów, south-western Poland, at the Umiński Square was opened by experts, revealing led tube containing a glass jar wrapped in a newspaper from 1900.
Historical floor tiles were unearthed in a park in Poland’s capital, Warsaw, by unknown individuals. Heritage authorities who investigated the site identified them as remains of a hospital building around 1792 in the Jazdów district.
A 6-metre-long log boat was discovered on the bottom of the Niedzięgiel lake, near Skorzęcin, by an amateur diver.
Part of a jet engine belonging to a German WW2 Nebelwerfer missile was found by a farmer ploughing the field in Gołąb, near Puławy, East Poland.
Archaeologists excavation the area of a hill by the Świętoduska street, just behind the Town Hall in Lublin, East Poland, unearthed a previously unknown German WW2 bunker and remains of fortified firing positions.
Archaeologists confirmed that remains of fortifications found by aerial laser scanning (ALS) in the region of the Dalkowskie Hills, south-east Poland, are linked to the army of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, and were probably constructed in 1759 during the Seven Years’ War (1754-1763).
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.