The salt mines in Bochnia and Wieliczka will jointly organize by the International Conference of Mining and Underground Museums in 2018. On Thursday, the directors of the two mines signed an agreement to that effect - told PAP Anna Włodarska from the Wieliczka salt mine.
It is inconspicuous. It consists of 80 elongated pages; its format and volume resembles a car atlas. This unique fragment of an Aztec census from the area of today\'s Mexico was made 500 years ago. The document was discovered several years ago in... the Jagiellonian Library of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Its translations and studies are the tasks undertaken by a team led by Dr. Julia Madajczak from the Faculty of "Artes Liberales" of the University of Warsaw.
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.