Closer inspection of the Piast Dynasty object found in Ostrów Lednicki and presumed to be some sort of household item shows that it is actually a string head for a Rebec, a medieval stringed instrument that may have influenced later instruments like the mandolin and the violin.
The bones of the giant creatures which could grow to over 10 m in length, weighed up to several dozen tonnes and roamed the waters 150 million years ago, were discovered by Palaeontologists in a field of corn in the village of Krzyżanowice.
The remains are thought to be those of an aristocratic boy who died back in 1755
The spearhead features an unusual design feature that may have made the spear fly straighter and have more body-ruining potential.
The excavations carried out at the castle in Olsztyn and the hill it stands on shed fascinating light on Neanderthal life thousands of years ago.
The haul bearing the image of King Sigismund III Vasa also includes Prussian shillings struck for Prince George Wilhelm Hohenzollern, who was a fief of the Republic of Poland. It remains a mystery why the coins were placed where they were and why they have remained hidden until today. h century silver coins has been found under the floor of a monastic church.
According to experts, the ornate, gold clasps were probably formed around the middle of the 5th Century, a period of confusion and chaos caused by the migration of barbarian tribes and the collapse of the Roman Empire.
The introduction of the new drug brings with it hopes of total and long-lasting pain relief because administering a single compound both stops and soothes existing pain as well as turning off its source.
Using modern methods of bone analysis, researchers from the universities of Warsaw and Szczecin have returned to the 2,000-year-old remains to try and discover more about the body on the beach.
A Polish team looking for the wreckage of a Second World War Polish submarine accidentally came across the wreckage of British WWII submarine HMS Narwhal in spring last year. Now they plan to meet families of the crew members.