Researchers have surveyed the shores along the Vistula river south of Warsaw, Poland’s capital, in order to detect unknown archaeological sites. Among the new, previously unknown discoveries are 19th-century fortifications, salt chamber, and military earthworks.
The hurricane Gregory, which swept through Northern Poland causing rough weather at the Baltic shore has shifted dunes at the former Hel Fortified Area, uncovering bunkers and fortifications from the Cold War era.
Archaeologists confirmed that remains of fortifications found by aerial laser scanning (ALS) in the region of the Dalkowskie Hills, south-east Poland, are linked to the army of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, and were probably constructed in 1759 during the Seven Years’ War (1754-1763).
The oldest known Bronze Age settlement from area of Poland was surrounded by fortifications. The site, dated to 2200-2050 BC was unearthed by archaeologist conducting excavations prior to road construction in southern Poland, near the village of Sadowie.
Archaeological excavations at the Zyndram’s Mountain near Maszkowice in Southern Poland revealed remains of the possibly oldest stone fortifications known in the country, dated back to the 16th-15th century BC.