jueves, 26 de febrero de 2015

The first barrow from the turn of the third and second millennium BC excavated in the south-eastern Poland


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Five rich burials and ... a World War I firing post have been discovered in Stryjów in the Lublin province, during the study of the barrow from the Bronze Age by a team of archaeologists led by Dr. Piotr Włodarczak from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology PAS in Kraków.

The ancient, monumental grave have long escaped the attention of researchers of the ancient history, because of its location in the forest. Archaeologists usually explore places once used by the people in cultivated fields, where it is much easier to spot fragments of pottery or stone or flint tools on the surface. [...] scienceinpoland.pap.pl