During restoration works in a church located in Jamielnica, Poland, paintings and sculpture decorations were found, dated probably to the 14th century. The ornaments were hidden under 10-centimetre thick layer of plaster.
Archaeologists excavating the areas where the new subway lines are being developed in Warsaw, Poland, have found numerous artefacts and features linked to the rich history of the capital.
Remains if a shipwreck of a German gunboat built before 1945 were salvaged from the beach in Kołobrzeg-Podczele, northern Poland.
An amateur amber collector discovered remains of a military car on a beach in Pobierowo, North-western Poland. The object was identified as a Volkswagen Kübelwagen, possibly abandoned in 1945, in final months of World War II.
A local amateur explorer discovered Roman-period spearheads, while conducting metal detection survey in the area of Susz, North Poland. Previously he discovered a Roman spatha-type sword in the area.
A group of explorers discovered an abandoned cellar in the old town of Kostrzyn nad Odrą, West Poland. The room was intact since being buried about 70 years ago.
Warsaw Mummy Project is the largest scientific venture ever undertaken in Poland to study the mummies belonging to the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw. We would like to closer present the details behind the research of one of Archaeofeed’s 2016 Archaeology Award winners.
Archaeologists conducting research prior to the construction of Hotel Długi Targ at Gdańsk, North Poland, discovered fragments of Gothic walls, remains of wooden housing, and various artefacts dating back up to second half of 14th century.
Archaeologists excavating the site of the 18th century battle in Kunowice, western Poland, where 130000 Russian, Austrian and Prussian soldiers fought during the Seven Years’ War, discovered a thousand lead bullets, 250 canister shots, over 200 uniform buttons, and fragments of armaments.
Remains of a bronze foundry was discovered in Szczepidło, central Poland, dating back 3500 years, to the Late Bronze Age. The site was occupied by people of the Tumulus culture, distinguished among others for the practice of burying the dead beneath burial mounds.
Warsaw’s Office for the Protection of Monuments has given a permission to Polskie Koleje Państwowe (Polish State Railways) to demolish the bunkers built by Germans during World War II. The officials decided that these military shelters do not possess any historical value.
Excavations at Grojec hill in Żywiec, southern Poland, revealed numerous glass artefacts and half-products that indicate a glass workshop operated there 2000 years ago. This might be the possible oldest glass production site in Poland.
Thanks to the research on a Jewish girl’s pendant recently found at the German death camp in Sobibór, East Poland, it was possible to establish the name of the owner, Karoline Cohn, and her potential fate.
Mid-January is the moment that our Staff would like to announce the 2016 Archaeological Awards for projects undertaken in Poland and worldwide. It is time to announce the research projects that our site would like to award for their contribution in archaeology, expanding our knowledge about the past, crossing new frontiers, and preservation of the cultural heritage.
Historic greenhouses, located in the district of Ulrychów of Poland’s capital, Warsaw, were destroyed by a developer who is planning to build a commercial building.
Baltic storms recently revealed abandoned military structures at the Hel Peninsula, North Poland. They include concrete firing positions and other structures built in the times of the Cold War.
Geodesists using non-invasive survey equipment carried out measurements at Treblinka, one of the German concentration camps from World War II in Poland. The Nazis levelled the are of the camp and planted it with lupin trying to conceal its secrets.
Archaeologists conducting research in the area of the former Nazi concentration camp at Sobibór, East Poland. Now, Israeli researchers are trying to establish to whom it belonged to.
Artefacts being 2500 years old were found during a scheduled clearing of a forest area in the district of Wipsowo, northern Poland, from potential unexploded ordnance by sappers in cooperation with archaeologists.
Linear features and enclosures were identified on airborne LiDAR data within the Białowieża Forest in north-eastern Poland. Archaeologists examined selected sites of the newly-found feature complex and determined their man-made character.