The remains of the prehistoric settlement, which belonged to the Lusatian culture, were found deep below the ground in what is today’s Białołęka district of the city.
The graves contain bodies of soldiers killed in battles between the Austro-Hungarian and Russian empires.
According to archaeologists at the site in Biskupice, Małopolska, the unusual artefact which measures 10cm across and has clearly defined eyes and a nose with two protrusions that resemble horns could be “connected to religious practices."
According to Dr. Szymon Dreja, director of the Museum of the Battle of Grunwald, the discovery of the battle axes at the site of the battle in northern Poland are an archaeological sensation, and there is little doubt that the axes come from what many historians say was the largest battle of the middle ages in Europe.
Some 150 Jewish gravestones have been unearthed during construction work in the south-eastern Polish town of Leżajsk.
The incredible discovery was made by archaeologists scouring Lake Lednia where along with the sword they found 21 artefacts including two axes, 13th and 14th century arrowheads, crossbow bolts and a sickle.
The grim discovery by construction workers in the town of Leżajsk, southern Poland, has been described as one of the largest in recent times, with many of the ‘matzevot’ retaining their original colours and painted lettering.
Discovery adds to the mystery and legends surrounding Castle Olsztyn.
Hundreds of arrowheads and crossbow bolts from a major 14th century battle with King Casimir the Great have been found in a forest in Sanok.
Using ground-penetrating radar to try and identify the site, archaeologists say the likelihood of finding skeletons was high.