A 14-year-old boy discovered a cache of numerous milk churns that were shallowly buried near the shore of the Jeziorak Lake, near the Gubławki village, North Poland. The containers hidden around 1945 contained family heirloom and belongings of the Prussian noble family von Finckenstein.
Researchers discovered over 400 artefacts during the annual metal-detecting survey of the supposed site of the Battle of Grunwald (15 July 1410).
Archaeologists excavating at the site of recently discovered Medieval settlement of Barczewko, also known as Alt Wartenburg, North Poland, discovered well preserved remains of basements, pottery vessels, and even a seal from textile imports all the way from Flanders.
Over 50 archaeologists and metal detectorists surveyed the area of the Medieval Battle of Grunwald. The 1410 battle between an alliance of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, against the Teutonic Knights was a decisive clash that shifted the balance of power in Eastern Europe.