They brought knowledge of the potter's wheel, advanced ferrous metallurgy and coinage - the Celts arrived in the southern areas of the current Polish territory 2.5 thousand years ago and significantly influenced the history of the region - Dr. Przemysław Dulęba said in an interview with PAP.
To answer the most common question in archaeology - the origin of man - it is helpful to use the increasingly popular method involving the analysis of strontium isotopes. "You are what you eat" - comments on the mechanism of its action Prof. Zdzisław Bełka from the Isotopic Laboratory of A. Mickiewicz University in Poznań.
More than 84 thousand Polish monuments are included on the interactive map made available online by the National Heritage Institute (Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa, NID). They include historical monuments and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, immovable monuments and archaeological sites.
Nørre Sandegård Vest - one of the richest cemeteries in Denmark, the resting place of the representatives of the local elite, probably part of the royal entourage, was greater than previously thought. Since 2014, archaeologists have discovered there nearly 40 6th-8th century burials.
Dr. Anna Mazurkiewicz from the Faculty of History, University of Gdansk took the position of President of the Polish-American Historical Association for the term 2017-2018. The mission of the American scientific organization is to promote the study of Polish American history and culture.
Cracked glass beads, pieces of melted glass and glass "teardrops" - are among the remains of the glass workshop, which operated approx. 2 thousand years ago on Mount Grojec in Żywiec. It could be the oldest place of this type in Poland.
Anaemia, chronic sinusitis, tooth decay are among the most commonly recognized diseases in children whose burials Polish bioarchaeologist investigated in the Egyptian necropolis dating back more than two thousand years at Saqqara, near the oldest pyramid in the world.
Parchments, silk fabrics, and even the file of TW "Bolek" have been examined by scientists to see if these objects were threatened by mould, destructive for old documents and works of art. They analysed the smell, indicating the activity of mould attacking historical object.
More than twenty meters could be the length of the relics of a wooden house from approx. 7 thousand years ago, discovered by an international team of researchers near the city of Balti, about 100 km from Chisinau in Moldova. This is the first known so-called "long house" discovered in Moldova.
A set of surgical instruments made of bronze and iron has been discovered by researchers from the Institute of Archaeology of the Jagiellonian University in a room in more than two thousand years old destroyed portico in Nea Paphos in Cyprus. The researchers speculate that it could have been a doctor's office.