The heavily forested Bory Tucholskie region in northern Poland where the stunning discovery was made is one of the least explored by archeologists. The ‘one-of-its-kind’ settlement together with its surrounding fields covers an area of over 170 hectares.
Originally, the archeology students hoped to find remnants of the ‘Great Battle’ that resulted in the fall of the last Mayan city in 1697. Instead, they came across much older historical remains including skull-shaped incense burners and sacrificial glass blades dating back to 150 BC.
Polish archaeologists have discovered in the ancient Mayan city of Nakum in Guatemala a unique, over 2,500 years old steam bath carved in the rock.
Polish archeologists discovered the buildings erected from enormous, unworked stones, dating from the mid-4th century BC, in northern Lebanon, Zuzanna Wygnańska from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology (CAŚ) of Warsaw University informed PAP.
Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage Piotr Gliński announced on Monday that a red-figure lekythos dating back to the fourth century BC had officially been returned to the National Museum in Warsaw.
The cemetery, which has been dated to 700 BC, was identified by archeologists from the District Museum in Tarnów (southern Poland). The finding consists of at least 22 graves where specialists have unearthed bones, pots and metal decorations.