An artillery shell dating back to World War 2 was discovered by a Police patrol in Gdańsk, North Poland. The object was found placed on the sidewalk.
After successful last season archaeologists plan to excavate the remains of old barracks, administrative building, and the surrounding of the guardhouse no. 5 located once at the are of of the Polish Military Transit Depot at Westerplatte, Gdańsk, North Poland, the site of Polish resistance against German invasion in 1939.
Researchers from the Polish Institute of National Remembrance started their investigation at the Victoriaschule building in Gdańsk, North Poland, where Polish citizens were detained and murdered by Gestapo in 1939 and the communist regime secret police in 1940s-50s. So far they found walled up and filled in corridors in the basement.
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.
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.
Construction workers discovered remains of a German WW2 machine gun MP 40 at the city’s speedway stadium in Gdańsk, North Poland. The weapon’s chamber was preserved and a serial number was possible to be read.
A selection of over 4500 artefacts recovered during archaeological survey of the Westerplatte area was presented in Gdańsk. Among the few artefacts that underwent conservation are fragments of uniforms, weapons, personal items and coins.
Archaeological investigation of a 18th-century latrine located by a former fencing school led to discovery of two wooden spades used for practice.
In just two days work over a dozen 120-litre plastic bags were filled by remains of shoes as part of exploration of the German World War II Konzentrationslager Stutthof in northern Poland.
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.
Recent storm at the Baltic Sea shore in the area of the Słowiński National Park, North Poland, revealed a wooden hull of a boat. Archaeologists will conduct research to identify the type and age of the find.
A basement filled with numerous stone decorations and a air raid shelter tunnel were among the finds made by archaeologists in two cities in North Poland.
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.
Archaeologists working at a construction site in Gdańsk (North Poland) unearthed nearly 30 metres of wooden water supply pipes.
Relics of a Medieval wall paintings were found during architectural studies and conservations of the basements of the historic town hall in Gdańsk in Northern Poland.
In Gniezno cathedral in Western Poland a number of ca 1500 documents dated to Medieval times have been found.