Dating from the turn of the 20th century when the school was founded, the city’s coat of arms was in use from 1530 to 1938 when the Nazis ordered that all the old coats of arms be replaced with a new two-field one.
Measuring between 1.3 to 1.5 metres long and 50cm in depth, the cylindrical metal canister was found in the conservatory of an 18th century palace used by Hitler’s SS as a brothel.
The woman named Kasia was working as a volunteer at the Fort Gerhard complex in the city port of Świnoujście when she came upon an old enamel bucket caught in the roots of a tree.
Identified as Kajtuś, the hero mutt discovered the mediaeval bracteates whilst walking with his owner near Wałbrzych. Dating to the first half of the 13th century, the one-sided coins will go to a museum after first being analysed by academics.
Dating back to the 17th century, the polychromes were discovered during works at Wieliczka’s Żupny Castle and include a painting of the Vasa coat of arms.
Piotr Włodarczak from the Institute of Archeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences said the remains of the men, which are significantly taller than earlier finds, most likely belonged to people who arrived from the steppes of southern Russia or Ukraine.
Rock-and-roller Tad Kucharski had been sorting through some belongings of his late father when he came across the old negatives hidden inside a rusty container in his attic.
Described as “valuable relic” by the Conservator of Monuments for the Mazovian Voievodeship, the discovery of the melee weapon (a handheld weapon used in close combat) was made along with its scabbard in the centre of Warsaw.
Lublin-born astronomer Dr Kacper Wierzchos has discovered his fourth comet, a periodic one that orbits the Sun every 12.8 years
Burnt to the ground by the Germans shortly after they annexed the city into the Third Reich in 1939, the find came during construction work on an ambitious mainline tunnel that will link the Fabryczna and Kiska railway stations.