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.
A cannon was discovered by construction workers in Gdańsk, Poland while conducting works at the Motławska street. The find weights a ton and is dated to 17th century.
The oldest known Bronze Age settlement from area of Poland was surrounded by fortifications. The site, dated to 2200-2050 BC was unearthed by archaeologist conducting excavations prior to road construction in southern Poland, near the village of Sadowie.
Archaeological studies of the Lithuanian square (Plac Litewski) in Lublin, East Poland revealed numerous Medieval structures and finds from more recent times.
Early Medieval burial mounds and a Medieval cemetery were found during excavations of the ringfort in Ryczyn, South-western Poland. The ringfort was one of the most important strongholds in Silesia of the early times of the kingdom of the Piast dynasty.
Four crypts are being investigated by archaeologists who started excavation in the Collegiate Church in Stargard, North-western Poland.
An unknown person delivered a bag containing a set of prehistoric vessels to Centrum Nauki i Sztuki Stara Kopalnia (Science and Art Centre Old Mine) in Wałbrzych, South-western Poland. The experts say that the pottery is 2700 years old and was created by the people of the Lusatian Culture.
Construction workers, conducting works at a site in Mińsk Mazowiecki (East Poland), unearthed a glass carafe while operating a digger. The carafe contained numerous small items.
Archaeologists from Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of Polish Academy of Sciences conducted research in a remote area between modern Egypt and Sudan revealing Neolithic sites belonging to the early pastoral societies.
Rescue excavations at a site of a 9th century ringfort revealed a large portion of the structure, including its fortifications as archaeologists opened a trench over a 1500 square metre area.
A rescue dig in Sandomierz in South-western Poland revealed a mass grave dated to 2500 BC. Archaeologists discovered incomplete remains of over a dozen dismembered individuals.
Archaeological works at a recently discovered remains of a building, dated to the beginning of the 20th century, revealed another portion of artefacts and new architectural details of the structure.
Renovation works at Henryków village (South-eastern Poland) unearthed a previously unknown tunnel. The city is known for numerous monuments, such as a13th cent. Cistercian abbey.
An international expedition of underwater researchers has found the bell from a destroyer ORP Kujawiak sunk during World War II.
Archaeologists from Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw summed up 10 years of excavation at a necropolis dated to 8th-7th cent. BC, that is located within the Mortuary Temple complex of Queen Hatshepsut in Egypt.
Maintenance workers cutting down a tree near the Książ castle in Wałbrzych (South-western Poland) opened a hole in the ground revealing an unknown tunnel with walls built with bricks.
During construction works in Gniew (North Poland) a wooden tract was discovered under modern road.
One of oldest cases of trepanation in Africa was discovered in Sudan by Polish archaeologists. During excavations at the neolithic site of Khor Shambat, at Omdurman in Sudan a skeleton was unearthed dated back to 7000 years ago (5th-4th millennium BC).
The 7th edition of the Prospekcja Małopolska project (Lesser Poland Prospection) project, involving aerial prospection of archaeological sites and historic monuments is planned for the end of June. Archaeologist Piotr Wroniecki, head of the project is planning to conduct aerial prospection in order to enhance the knowledge about the past of the region of the Nida river basin in southern Poland.
Relics of a supposed Medieval wall were found in Malbork, northern Poland. In the Middle Ages the city was known for being the capital of the Teutonic State, who called it Marienburg.