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.
Recent storm that struck the western beach in Kołobrzeg, north-western Poland, revealed concrete structures at the shore. The structures were identified as part of the bunker system built in 1950s.
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 found two guns during renovation of two houses in Słupsk, northern Poland. The weapons, found separately are a Polish Vis wz. 35 and German Mauser gun.
Archaeologists excavating the site of the 18th century battle in Kunowice, western Poland, where 130000 Russian, Austrian and Prussian soldiers fought during the Seven Years’ War, discovered a thousand lead bullets, 250 canister shots, over 200 uniform buttons, and fragments of armaments.
Remains of a bronze foundry was discovered in Szczepidło, central Poland, dating back 3500 years, to the Late Bronze Age. The site was occupied by people of the Tumulus culture, distinguished among others for the practice of burying the dead beneath burial mounds.
Workers segregating metal at a scrapyard in Pleszew, West-Central Poland, discovered 80 kilograms of various unexploded ordnance dating to World War II.
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.
Thanks to the research on a Jewish girl’s pendant recently found at the German death camp in Sobibór, East Poland, it was possible to establish the name of the owner, Karoline Cohn, and her potential fate.
Historic greenhouses, located in the district of Ulrychów of Poland’s capital, Warsaw, were destroyed by a developer who is planning to build a commercial building.
Baltic storms recently revealed abandoned military structures at the Hel Peninsula, North Poland. They include concrete firing positions and other structures built in the times of the Cold War.
Geodesists using non-invasive survey equipment carried out measurements at Treblinka, one of the German concentration camps from World War II in Poland. The Nazis levelled the are of the camp and planted it with lupin trying to conceal its secrets.
Artefacts being 2500 years old were found during a scheduled clearing of a forest area in the district of Wipsowo, northern Poland, from potential unexploded ordnance by sappers in cooperation with archaeologists.
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 and geophysicists conducted non-invasive survey over the Wanda Mound in Nowa Huta, near Kraków, Poland. The survey was a part of a larger project of investigating the structure of the mound and its origin.
A German WW2 anti-tank mortar weapon, Panzerfaust, was found in Gdynia, northern Poland. The discovery was made during construction works.
Team of explorers believe to have found the site of a Škoda M98 24 cm calibre siege mortar used in Przemyśl, south-eastern Poland, by the Austro-Hungarian army during World War I.