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.
Alex Webber travels to the delightful little town of Sandomierz where he finds Widnokrąg, a place of art, culture, grace and hospitality, the very essence of the town itself.
VIDEO: The MTV-style rock videos are part of the project Piast Superstars from the Museum of the Origins of the Polish State in Gniezno. Each video tells a story about the rulers of the Piast dynasty in the early Middle Ages.
At over 6,000 square metres, the little-known about Underground museum is possibly the largest of its kind on the planet.
To mark the 60th anniversary of one of the most valuable hoards of treasure ever found in Europe, TFN’s Nick Westerby travelled to Toruń to find out more about the stash and where it came from.
Stretching from the 11th century up until to today, through both war and peace, Hungary and Poland have enjoyed their own ‘special relationship’. TFN’s Stuart Dowell takes a look at some of the relationship’s defining moments.
Archaeologist, historian and certified beerophile Sławomir Dryja from the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Kraków, decided to bring the historic brew back to life after discovering the ‘secret’ ingredient hidden in the palace walls.
Archaeologists have dated the discovery in Bydgoszcz from the 10th to the 12th centuries. If the earlier date is correct, the remains could be those of some of the first children to ever have been called Polish since the state of Poland was established under Duke Mieszko I, whose reign began sometime before 963 and continued until his death in 992.
The house swoop in the town of Andrychów came as part of a crack down on the illicit trade in historical items with tens of thousands of artefacts already been recovered.
Just a short train ride from Warsaw are two contrasting cities that lie only a stone’s throw apart.
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