The oldest stone wall yet found in Poland has been uncovered at a Bronze Age settlement in the country. Discovery of such significance was unexpected because archaeologists had been studying the archaeological site in Maszkowice since the beginning of the twentieth century. As a result of those excavations they discovered mainly
Archaeologists, communities and lawmakers are fighting to protect New England’s old stone walls, which for generations have stood as icons to forebears’ gritty resolve against an inhospitable terrain. “We’re turning archaeology into architecture,” he warns of the growing practice of contractors using the rock of historic walls to decorate new homes.