Hunters and gatherers lived there over a dozen thousand years ago, and 3,000 years ago farmers moved in. They were attracted by a nearby flint source. Now archaeologists are exploring the Perspektywiczna Cave in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland (Małopolska).
One of the oldest Maya cities - dating back several thousand years - is the subject of research of Polish archaeologists in San Isidro, El Salvador in Central America. Research shows that there could have been 20 pyramids in the area, not just a few - as previously thought.
The only depiction of a bird of prey - the secretary bird - known from ancient Egypt come from the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari. They were discovered by an Egyptologist from the Polish Academy of Sciences, Dr. Filip Taterka. His findings have been confirmed by ornithologists specialising in this species.