Archaeologists uncovered two ritual baths called “mikvah” at the site of the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Lithuania. The 17th-century building was completely destroyed by Germans and Soviets during and after World War 2.
Archaeologists excavating the area of the Square of the The Greater Poland uprising (Plac Powstańców Wielkopolskich) in Pleszew, Western Poland, discovered various features and artefacts, including wooden waterworks and coins from the time of Swedish invasion during Second Northern War (1655-60).
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.