Hundreds of rock paintings, the oldest of which can be even several thousand years old, have been discovered by a Polish archaeologist in the Swaga Swaga reserve in Tanzania. Among the most interesting paintings are images depicting meteors and comets.
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.
Roman soldiers were present in the area of Kujawy 2 thousand years ago. This is evidenced by discovered fragments of equestrian gear and legionnaire outfits. Many of them were discovered for the first time outside the borders of the Roman Empire, says Dr. Bartosz Kontny.
They could marry Egyptian women and had similar jobs as other inhabitants of the Nile Valley. Contrary to popular belief, they did not build the pyramids, and their life was not harder than that of Egyptians doing hard jobs. Dr. Andrzej Ćwiek talks about slaves in Egypt.