Twelve strongholds dating back to the Early Medieval times located in Central Poland have been surveyed with use of non-invasive prospection techniques over the course of years. The results of the research have been rounded up in a recent publication.
An Early Medieval sword from the Byzantine Empire has been discovered by a local official from Lesko, South-East Poland, while being on a stroll with a family in the nearby woods.
Archaeologists conducting excavation in Mojtyny and Wólka Prusinowa, North-East Poland, have uncovered archaeological artefacts identified as Prehistoric jewellery dating to the the Iron Age.
Archaeologists working a construction site of a high-pressure gas pipeline near Sulmierzyce, West Poland, discovered a settlement and burial site of the Lusitian culture, dating back the Early and Middle Bronze Age (1300-900 BC).
Archaeologists discovered an Early Medieval decorated copper bird during excavations of Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland, United Kingdom.
Customs officers stopped an attempt to smuggle Medieval axeheads at border crossing between Poland and Belarus in Bobrowniki. Five iron pickaxes were hidden in personal luggage of a Belarusian woman.
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.
Archaeologists working in Kłodnica, Eastern Poland, discovered remains of a burnt Early Medieval building. The structure contained broken pottery vessels in which over 30 kilogrammes of legumes seeds were stored.
Newest study of the material discovered in 1939 inside the Anglo-Saxon graveyard at Sutton Hoo, England, identified mysterious black nuggets as bitumen, a solid form of oil, that originated in Syria.
Excavations in Trondheim, Norway, revealed the original shrine at the site of an Early Medieval wooden church, where Viking king Olaf Haraldsson may have been enshrined after he was declared a saint.
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.
Excavations by the 12th century Holy Trinity Church in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, south-western United Kingdom, revealed Early Medieval graves. The inhumations, dated to the 9th century AD provide evidence for Christian burials in the area.
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.
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.
In an enormous effort an area of over 110 square kilometres has been studied by archaeologists from The National Archaeological Museum in Warsaw with the use of both non-invasive techniques and through excavations.
A graveyard of an Early Bronze Age culture was discovered by archaeologists in Kałdus (North Poland).