An incredible 3D reconstruction has revealed how the face of a medieval Polish man with dwarfism once looked.
VIDEO: Measuring around 13.5 centimetres in length and width, archeologists have been left puzzling over who carved the game, with theories ranging from 16th century construction workers through to children and servants.
The first time that the gate has been seen by modern eyes, experts say that the gate dates back to the 14th century, with the part that has just been uncovered dating to the 15th century.
Dentists from Katowice who examined the teeth of six people ‘rejected by society’ and accused of being ‘vampires’, found their gnashers were in ‘good condition’.
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.
The thousands of 900-year-old riches which include coins and jewellery rumoured to have belonged to a Ruthenian princess and sister-in-law of 12-century Polish king Bolesław the Wrymouth were discovered in the small village of Słuszków, near Kalisz.
The ‘Pietas Domini’ gothic altar painting from 1435, known as the Throne of Grace, hung in Gdańsk’s St. Mary's Basilica until May 1942, when German art conservators dismantled it and took it deep into Nazi Germany.
Eagle-eyed Mateusz Adamczyk stumbled upon the beautifully preserved Anglo-Saxon piece of jewellery whilst walking along the banks of the River Thames in London. He could now be entitled to a finder’s fee of 100 percent of the value.
As medieval warrior monks go, the Knights Templar may hog all the limelight and conspiracy theorists’ love but it was the Teutonic Knights who achieved a real-world Holy Grail – their own independent state that was in due course to give rise to an empire.
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