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News related to archaeology in Slovakia (research, discoveries, findings)

Archaeologists found treasure from the Bronze AgePhoto

Significance of finding exceeds borders of the region.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Dec 2018, at 13:48

Archaeologists found treasure of silver Celtic coinsPhoto

Many precious findings are still hidden under the ground.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Nov 2018, at 9:00

Archaeological research in Fiľakovo brought about discoveries of European importancePhoto

The most important discovery served during Muslims prayers.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Nov 2018, at 9:00

Archaeological research at Čičva castle revealed connecting corridor

The castle also belonged to Elizabeth Báthory, the Bloody Countess.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Oct 2018, at 23:35

Čičva castle

Bronze Age dagger unearthed

It is thought there could be the remains of a settlement nearby.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Oct 2018, at 13:19

Spectacular Slovakia #5: Where is the princess and the dragon?Audio

Canadian blogger takes you around Smolenice, a small town with a fairy-tale castle but also a lesser-known Iron Age settlement.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 3. Oct 2018, at 20:18

Unexplored church conceals historic secretsPhoto

Archaeological research will continue and may offer new discoveries.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Sep 2018, at 13:21

Trnava - dream city for archaeologistsPhoto

Preservationists say that they expect many discoveries.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Sep 2018, at 9:30

Long-neglected Renaissance house in Bratislava’s centre reveals its secretsPhoto

The National Trust is bringing the historical Rómer’s house back to life.Jana Liptáková, 21. Sep 2018, at 14:00

Rómer's house in Bratislava's Old Town

Mushroom picker finds precious helmets from late Bronze AgePhoto

The discoveries have a value of €60,000.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Sep 2018, at 4:32

Archaeological site reveals life in the Bronze AgePhoto

An open-air museum is opening near site.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Sep 2018, at 13:52

Children’s skeletons found in Stará Ľubovňa castle

Laboratory tests will show if one of the skeletons belongs to a royal baby.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Aug 2018, at 13:58

Stará Ľubovňa castle

Brothers who gave Slovaks more than Christianity

Despite playing an important role in the history of Slovakia, some historians have suggested very little was preserved from their work on the Slovak territory.Radka Minarechová, 5. Jul 2018, at 6:30

The statue of Ss Cyril and Methodius in Nitra

Precious Romanesque church reveals secret

A discovered ossuary showed the importance of the town in the former Hungarian empire.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Jun 2018, at 9:20

Romanesque church in Šamorín

Largest Slavic gate in central Europe soon accessible to visitorsPhoto

The wooden tower will have two floors with an exposition for visitors, as well as a tunnel.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. May 2018, at 7:50

Archaeologists find oldest Greek relic in Slovak areaPhoto

It was discovered in a Celtic sacrificial place.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. May 2018, at 7:30

Slovak archaeologists discover a key to understanding the MayaPhoto

Revolutionary laser technology has changed the view of current knowledge about the ancient Mayas. Slovak experts' findings are part of a major breakthrough in Maya archaeology.Jana Liptáková, 16. Feb 2018, at 11:15

Slovaks participate in a major breakthrough in Maya archaeology.

Piece of rusty iron in stream turns out to be prehistoric axe

Many people do not report their findings, so they end up in foreign exchanges.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Feb 2018, at 7:05