Archaeologists discovered over 40 barrows near Sarbia, north-western Poland, that served as places of burial for people living 2500 years ago. The structures were discovered by an amateur who is said to have studied satellite images of the area.
Archaeologists excavating for the first time in the area of the forgotten city of Dzwonowo, western Poland, discovered hundreds of artefacts and revealed a cemetery dated to period between 14th-18th centuries. The city itself was discovered through analysis of satellite images in 2014.
The time capsule left by the Nazis in 1934 that was dug up two weeks ago in Złocieniec, Northern Poland, was finally opened. It revealed numerous items left by the Nazi Party members for the future generations.
Archaeologists are conducting excavations at a complex of burial mounds, discovered near Czaplinek, north-western Poland. The site seems to consist of burial mounds and stone circles.
Archaeologists are researching the so far unexplored border, or limes, of the Roman Empire in north-western Romania. Among the finds of the recent season is an unknown border sentry post near the legion fort of Resculum, near Bologa.
Over 50 archaeologists and metal detectorists surveyed the area of the Medieval Battle of Grunwald. The 1410 battle between an alliance of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, against the Teutonic Knights was a decisive clash that shifted the balance of power in Eastern Europe.
Remains of a 200-year-old plantation manager’s building, owner’s mansion and a kitchen building were unearthed through excavation in La Caroline, north-eastern French Guiana. The plantation was one of hundreds functioning between 18th-19th centuries in that area of South America.
Polish archaeologists excavating the Roman legion fort Novae near Svishtov, Bulgaria, made numerous finds this season. The discoveries include a trove of coins, a Slavic kiln and numerous architectural features.
A farmer from Bukowno Stare, southern Poland, whose grounds were dug up by boars discovered unearthed archaeological artefacts. After releasing the finds’ images into the internet archaeologists contacted him and conducted excavations at the place.
A ritual wooden spear was found by archaeologists in Bolków near Lake Świdwie, north-western Poland. The ornamented artefact is believed to be 9000 years old.
Unusual burials were discovered by a joint team of Polish and Georgian archaeologists that conducted excavations on the Beshtasheni burial site, south-eastern Georgia. This season over 16 graves were excavated, dating back to Late Bronze and Early Iron Age.
Remains of a burnt down stronghold belonging to the Teutonic Order was discovered near the Lichtajny Lake, in northern Poland. Archaeologists suspect the remains formed once a wooden castle that was burnt down during Order’s colonisation of the pagan Prussia in 13th century.
Excavations at a construction site near Nowa Huta, South Poland, proceeding construction of a road linking Warsaw with Cracow, bring new discoveries. Recently graves dating back 2000 years were found.
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.
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.
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.
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.