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.
After discovering the man’s remains in the lost village of Dzwonowo, working from just the man’s skull anthropologists painstakingly reconstructed his face.
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.