The 1,753 coins spread out over farmer Mariusz Dyl’s field near Lublin and described as ‘the Crown of Polish Archaeology’, are one of the largest ever hauls of treasure to be found in Poland and the largest ever in the Lublin region.
The gory details revealed that they were laid in shallow wells, which were then plastered over and sometimes reopened so that certain body parts could be removed, or so that earlier remains could be moved to make room for new corpses.
TFN speaks to the man on the hunt for a pharaoh’s tomb and the woman filming what could be one of the great archaeological discoveries.
The 250-year-old remains of Saint Jadwiga, wife of Polish Piast ruler Henry I the Bearded, were discovered inside a silver casket during conservation work after art conservators spotted an anomaly on a stone slab.
The new discovery in the sands of Dubai shed new light on an ancient civilization.
A photo trap caught the Eurasian lynx family playing around on the Carpathians mountain range, the first time the animals have been filmed in the region.
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.