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.
A couple of months ago one 19th century bell was unearthed in Witoroż, East Poland. The local story told that there might be more, so researchers started looking – they found various artefacts from both long time ago and recent past.
Explorers and archaeologists discovered a weapon deposit hidden in Wrząca, Central Poland, by a shot down Polish airman during the 1939 Invasion of Poland by Germans.
Police have stopped an illegal online auction of a bronze axe, which was started by a citizen of Andrychów, South Poland, on one of auction sites. Experts have dated the find to between 1300-1000 years BC.
Excavations at the Szpitalna street in Bydgoszcz, Northern Poland, revealed over 300 skeletons which heads were cut. It is believed that the corpses are linked with the existence of German World War II camps and explosives factory in the vicinity.
An anonymous man found a bronze axe head in a stream in Postołów, south-eastern Poland. The artefact was handed over to the Historical Museum in Sanok, making it the third such object in the collection.
A bronze fibula dated to 1st century AD was found in a ploughed field in Dąbrówka Tczewska, northern Poland. The Iron Age find was presented to the Fabryka Sztuki museum in Tczew.
Excavation works aimed at locating burials of victims of communist terror at the Rakowicki cemetery in Kraków, Poland, led to the discovery of unidentified human remains.
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.