Four ceramic pots filled with dozens of tools, ornaments and weapons made of bronze, each 200 m away from another and arranged in a line, were buried nearly 3,000 years ago. Now archaeologists are trying to understand why this happened.
At the Tel Erani site in Israel, Kraków archaeologists unearthed a structure and objects that may indicate that Tel Erani was one of the first places in the region that the Egyptians had reached. They also estimated that the wall discovered a year ago was over 5,300 years old.
Polish researchers discovered more than 90 graves, including ones from the Middle Ages, during excavations in Libkovice (the Czech Republic). On some remains, they found traces of rare Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. In a few years, the area of the former village and the cemetery will be destroyed by a brown coal mine.
Peat bog analysis? That does not sound attractive. But for scientists, bog research is a goldmine of knowledge about various historical events. Recently, for example, they confirmed that the Black Death epidemic in the mid-14th century did not reach Poland; agricultural production remained at a stable level during that time.