Contrary to popular belief - Poland is not devoid of rock art. These are not the spectacular discoveries comparable to the Lascaux cave. But there are known old images carved in rocks, researchers report in the "Rock Art Research".
2,5 thousand years old face urns from not only allow archaeologists to look in the "eyes" of prehistoric people, but also help reconstruct their clothing or the way jewellery was worn, said Kinga Alina Langowska of the University of Gdansk, who analyses these unusual artefacts.
The lost medieval village of Goschwitz, which scientists had been searching for before World War II, was discovered near Strzelin (Lower Silesia) with the use of airborne laser scanning. Without driving a shovel into the ground, it was possible to determine the area and layout of the several hundred years old settlement.
Archaeologists from the Nicolaus Copernicus University discover the secrets of a medieval hospital that has been preserved in the New Town Square. This is the second study conducted in the building at Szpitalna 4. Researchers have managed to find valuable items used in patient care many centuries ago.