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Carved reindeer antler found in Poland

A carved piece of reindeer antler which may date back 10,000 years has been found in central Poland. The antler was discovered in the spring of 2013, in the village of Go??biewo, during excavation of a fish pond. It is just over 30cm long and about 2-3cm in diameter. Along the

Silver coin cache found in Polish castle

A cache of silver coins has been found in the 17th-century Czluchów Castle in northwestern Poland. Eighteen silver coins from the mid-seventeenth century were found by archaeologists from Warsaw during the excavations at the Cz?uchów castle (Pomeranian province). The coins were probably hidden during the Deluge in 1657, the discoverers believe. The

18th-century plague victims uncovered in medieval cemetery

The remains of three people who may have died of plague have been uncovered at the site of a medieval cemetery in Poland. Archaeologists discovered the remains of victims of the plague epidemic of the early 18th century during the excavations in ?ródka, Pozna?. Until now, scientists were only finding burials

Neolithic figurine found in Poland

A clay figurine dating back 7000 years has been found in a village in Poland. While walking in a field in one of the villages of Podkarpacie, an archaeologist from Wielkopolska came across a fragment of a clay figurine from around 7 thousand years ago, depicting a man. This is one

Aerial surveys uncover ancient structures in Poland

Airborne laser scans have revealed ancient barrows and fields in the Bialowieza Forest in Poland. Researchers from the Institute of Archaeology of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszy?ski University in Warsaw focused on the study of both the area of the Bialowieza National Park and the adjacent area from the north-west. This is

Medieval castle found in Poland

The remains of a 14th-century castle has been found on an island in the Czerna Wielka River in Poland. The castle we have discovered has been known only from medieval documents, because the area where the ruins are located is on the military training ground used until the 1990s" - told

Ancient glass workshop found in Poland

A glass and metal workshop dating back 2,000 years has been found in south-central Poland. There is little evidence that glass was produced and processed in prehistory in the Polish territory. This type of activity flourished only in the Middle Ages. "Therefore, our findings are very important" - emphasised leader of

Personalized necklace found at Nazi extermination camp

A personalized necklace thought to belong to a German Jewish girl named aroline Cohn has been recovered from the Sobibór Nazi extermination camp in eastern Poland. The discovery has sent researchers looking for more information about the young girl who once owned the medallion and her possible links to the Frank

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