The find which includes precious goblets, vases, tableware and cutlery is thought to have belonged to Jewish families before the war and may have been stolen from them by occupying German forces.
Archaeologists digging for a WWII plane near Szczecin stumbled upon the 130-year-old object which bears the hallmarks of the Grachev Brothers who were purveyor to the Russian Imperial Court and granted the ‘Imperial Warrant’ making them direct suppliers to Tsar Alexander III.
Analysis of ancient wolf bones by Polish and Czech scientists reveals cut marks.
Over 1,000 men, women and children were slaughtered in an area on the outskirts of the town of Chojnice in north Poland by Hitler’s executioners who later burned the bodies in ditches.
One of the largest ever hauls of treasure from the Roman period to be found in Poland and the largest ever in the Lublin region has been uncovered in Hrubieszów near Lublin.
Archaeologists have uncovered a stone chest from 3,500 years ago in rubble above the Egyptian site of Deir el-Bahari.
Professor Andrzej Niwiński who is leading the team of archaeologists at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Egypt said the 3,500-year-old chest proves that “since we are in the centre of the royal cemetery, it is definitely a tomb. Finding this deposit indicates that we are in the process of discovering the tomb."
The ancient carved figure sheds light on the lives of ancient people.
The archaeological team believe that the vessel, which is six metres wide and 37-metres-long, could date back as far as the 14th century and was most likely a cargo ship or punt used to transport up to 100 tons of goods in the times when Poland was Western Europe’s main grain supplier.
The monumental tomb containing the remains of the 20-30-year-old, was surrounded by a trench separating it from the rest of the necropolis. Unlike the other burials around it, the body wasn’t burnt.