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.
The discovery a medieval cemetery in the village of Ciepłe, northern Poland, include graves from the times of Bolesław the Brave, the first King of Poland, who lived from 967 to 1025.
The new discovery in the sands of Dubai shed new light on an ancient civilization.
Dating back thousands of years the site may have served as meeting place and as a place of worship.
Discovered after wind blew down a tree revealing spearheads, researchers working at the secret site have now found cremated remains. Now they want to find out who the victims are.
Mushroom picking Bartosz Michałowski found the silver coins in a landslip on the banks of the River Słupia near his village of Strzelinko, not far from the northern town of Słupsk.
Discovered at the end of the 20th century lying on a beach surrounded by jewellery, a 3D printing firm from Warsaw say they can now bring her woman ‘back to life’ by reconstructing her face.
In addition to remains of 18th century housing, the archaeologists discovered that the inhabitants of the city were probably heavy smokers as they found a few pipes in every house.
It remains unclear how the coins came to be buried in an old German cemetery in northwest Poland, but they probably came to the region in the first place as a result of trade between various peoples of Europe and the Arab world.