Archaeological investigation of a 18th-century latrine located by a former fencing school led to discovery of two wooden spades used for practice.
Police from the precinct in Ujście arrested a man who was conducting illegal search on registered archaeological sites with use of a metal detector. In his home the officers discovered nearly 1000 artefacts obtained in a potentially illegal way.
A hidden deposit made by Germans living in Lubomierz, south-western Poland, during World War II was discovered after the relatives of the people that have hidden the objects came to seek them. The Germans asking for shovels brought the attention of the Polish Police which notified the heritage officials.
Excavations at a construction site near Nowa Huta, South Poland, proceeding construction of a road linking Warsaw with Cracow, bring new discoveries. Recently graves dating back 2000 years were found.
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.
A recently discovered time capsule from a town hall in Brzeg, south-western Poland, has been opened. The artefacts found inside indicate that they have been stored there 200 years ago but the capsule contained also objects dated to 16th and 19th centuries.
A passerby discovered a sculpture of a known pre-2nd-World-War Silesian artist lying in the bushes near a construction site in Opole, South-western Poland. The find was made in the vicinity of a construction site, where a digger was operating.
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.
Construction workers conducting works at one of the towers of the 14th century cathedral in Frombork, North Poland, discovered a time capsule in form of a metal tube.
Archaeologists from University of Wrocław discovered the remains of gallows during excavations on the Mieszczańska Mountain in Złotoryja, South-west Poland. The remains of the gallows are believed to be the largest of so far documented brick structures of this kind in the region of Silesia.
Renovation works at Henryków village (South-eastern Poland) unearthed a previously unknown tunnel. The city is known for numerous monuments, such as a13th cent. Cistercian abbey.
Maintenance workers cutting down a tree near the Książ castle in Wałbrzych (South-western Poland) opened a hole in the ground revealing an unknown tunnel with walls built with bricks.
During construction works in Gniew (North Poland) a wooden tract was discovered under modern road.
A box of archaeological finds that were shelved for over 50 years in one of the buildings of Polish Academy of Sciences have been brought back to the Auschwitz Museum. They originated from archaeological excavations conducted in 1967 in the area of the gas-chamber and the crematory no. III in Auschwitz concentration camp.
Employees of the Auschwitz Museum discovered a double bottom in a metal mug inside which jewellery was hidden. They were conducting routine preservation works on objects stolen by German Nazis from people arriving at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp.
A hunter and gamekeeper found a treasure trove in the middle of a ploughed field near Zalewo (warmińsko-mazurskie voivodeship). The accidental discovery was made while Przemysław Kulpa was looking for boar tracks damaging local crops and silage.
Archaeologists working at a construction site in Gdańsk (North Poland) unearthed nearly 30 metres of wooden water supply pipes.
Construction workers found a time capsule during work at the town hall tower in Bolesławiec in South-western Poland.