The discovery was made at the site of heavy concrete bunkers in the Warmia and Mazury province that was the headquarters of Hitler’s German Army Supreme Command, just a few kilometres from Hitler’s Wolf’s Lair bunker complex.
One of the WWII-era mass graves in Gdańsk contained the remains of Polish civilians, while the other in Wrocław revealed German civilians.
Hoping to find preserved fragments of old city walls, archaeologists in Słomniki have instead unearthed a near perfect skeleton lying in a foetal position.
Made on the grounds of the palace in Kluczkowice, the figurine of the Egyptian god of death is believed to have bene first brought to Poland by the palace’s former owners.
Discovered in a former graveyard in 2021, researchers have dated a papal bull found in northern Poland to the reign of Pope Boniface IX. Now, historians are speculating that it could be the only surviving link to a Benedictine monastery.
The first time that the gate has been seen by modern eyes, experts say that the gate dates back to the 14th century, with the part that has just been uncovered dating to the 15th century.
Carried out by employees from IPN’s Office of Search & Identification, the find comes after an excavation was conducted in the area of the former Evangelical Cemetery in Krotoszyn.
The paintings dating to the fifth or sixth century were found hidden deep within ruins at the Old Dongola archaeological site which was once the capital of the Christian kingdom of Nubia in the early Middle Ages.
The remains of a 19th-century depot for horse-drawn trams were discovered during construction works on a new tramline leading along Pulawska Street to the Wilanow district of Warsaw.
Lying undisturbed for over 70 years, the German-made MP-40 was discovered in near perfect condition during work on a tenement house in Tarnów alongside its magazine and several dozen rounds of ammunition.