Construction works on Warsaw’s second line of metro led to the discovery of a 300-year-old well. The feature was discovered at the Prince Janusz Street (Ulica Księcia Janusza) in western part of Poland’s capital.
Recent construction works at the Peace of Thorn Roundabout (Rondo Pokoju Toruńskiego) in Toruń, North Poland, led to a discovery of remains of a 19th century bridge that was covered and overbuilt by road during 1920s.
In the end of last year an inhabitant of the Końskowola commune, East Poland, found an unexploded grenade dating back to World War 2. He has hidden it in a shed over Christmas cause he didn’t want to disturb the Police over the holidays.
Remains of a Soviet Remain of a Soviet Ilyushin Il-4 bomber were found after 73 years from it being shot down during World War 2 fights near the German death camp at Auschwitz, present-day Oświęcim, South Poland.
Restoration works in the gardens of the Royal Castle in Warsaw led to a discovery of a 19th-cent. tunnel leading towards the Vistula river. Existence of tunnels under the river is one of the most well-known urban legends in Warsaw.
Customs officers at the border crossing between Poland and Ukraine at Korczowa seized a bayonet, a canteen, a mug, a canister, soldier tags and buttons that are believed to be of historic value.
Five concrete compact shelters large enough for one person were discovered at a construction site in Poznań, West Poland. These bunkers, called “Einmann” date back to World War 2 and were used as a shelter during air raides.
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.
Archaeologists in Lwówek, West Poland, found a grave with remains of German soldiers that were bound with a blue cord. The grave dates back to World War II.
Team of researchers exploring the underground structures of Festung Küstrin, Kostrzyń nad Odrą, West Poland, discovered a cache of personal belongings that were left by a person who probably fled the building before an air raid.
Archaeologists completed the elaboration of archive records of excavations at Biskupin, a fortified Iron Age settlement and one of the most important archaeological sites in Poland. The initial excavations were undertaken between 1934-39 and were interrupted by World War II, which also led to partial destruction of the original documentation.
Archaeologists uncovered skeletal and cremation burials dating to 1st Cent. BC – 1st Cent. AD in Wierzbiczany, North Poland. The site is believed to be a component of a network of sites associated with a transregional settlement complex of Germanic tribes.
Construction works in the tunnels beneath the castle hill in Oświęcim, South Poland, led to the discovery of a cache of old coins, among which one was a forgery.
A mechanical digger operating at a beach between Dziwnów and Dziwnówek, North-West Poland, has hit some unexploded ordnance. It exploded lifting the digger in the air.
A concrete shelter dating back to 1939 located in Wąsosz was moved 34 metres in order to make way for the newly constructed S5 road.
A Palaeolithic artefact, described as a “Venus figurine”, was discovered by archaeologists within the Obłazowa Cave, in Nowa Biała, South Poland. It is believed to be 15000 years old.
Divers exploring the Miedwie lake near Stargard, North-West Poland, discovered remains of a MIG-15 jet fighter.
Seven Soviet howitzers were discovered in a car that was passing the border between Poland and Ukraine in Hrebenne, East Poland.
Researchers looking for burials from the 1939 German invasion of Poland in the area of Andrzejewo, North-East Poland, discovered a mass grave of Polish soldiers from the 1920 Polish–Soviet War. Some of the remains bore the signs of decapitation.
Reconstruction of the district heating line just outside the Old Town in Kraków, South Poland, led to numerous archaeological discoveries from various time periods.