International team of scientists successfully recovered and analysed ancient DNA from Egyptian mummies dating from approximately 1400 BC to 400 AD, establishing ancient Egyptian mummies as a reliable source for genetic material to study the ancient past.
A mass grave of over 1000 people murdered by Germans located in Berlin revealed new information. The experts discovered that the remains belong to prisoners of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, of which over 400 were of Polish nationality.
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.
A burial found at a Mesolithic site in Germany has revealed remains of a young man positioned in it in an upright position. The site, dated back to 7000 years ago is located near the village of Groß Fredenwalde, about 50 miles north of Berlin, on top of a rocky hill.