Gold rings and coins dating back to 5th century AD discovered at the site of Sandby Borg, a ringfort on Öland, Sweden confirm a theory that the island was in close contact with the Roman Empire.
The first ever Greek amphora discovered in the country was unearthed by archaeologists excavating the ringfort at Chotyniec, South-eastern Poland. The 2500-years-old site is believed to be the farthest West settlement connected with the Scythian people and the sphere of cultural influence of their nomadic civilisation.
Excavations of the ringfort at Ranelagh, near Roscommon, Ireland, undertaken as a road construction project, unearthed the remains of almost 800 people dated to Medieval times.
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.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the 14th century ringfort in Rozprza in central Poland, discovered traces of earlier fortifications that can be dated to the end of the 10th century.
A double burial was discovered within the ringfort in Czermno, East Poland. It belongs to a beheaded 30-year old male and a few-years-old child. The Czermno ringfort was supposedly known as Czerwień, being the the main keep of so called called Cherven Cities – a state that was fought over by the kings of the Piast dynasty against rulers of Kievan Rus. The graves discovered are dated to 12th-13th century, the time when the Cities were under Rus’ influence.
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.
The 9th cent. ringfort discovered in 2014 at Vallø Borgring near Køge in Danemark was destroyed by fire set deliberately, as archaeologists state. In order to unravel the mystery of its destruction Police was asked to provide a fire safety investigator to aid the scientific investigation.