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

Castle tower in Zvolen open for visitors

Reconstruction should continue next year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Nov 2020, at 8:07

Pustý Castle

Slovaks have unravelled the secret of a lost Mayan painting

The ancient mural was destroyed nearly a century ago.Matúš Beňo29. Oct 2020, at 11:00

In the picture: Teotihuacan administrator called K´ihnich Mo´(f1) and the king (f2) known as the Carrier of the Sun.

More than 2000-year-old fragments of ceramics and bones uncovered in Trenčín

The most precious findings are metal objects and two reliefs in the shape of human heads.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Sep 2020, at 11:56


Artefacts from 16th and 17th centuries found at Krásna Hôrka

Among them was a piece of metal ready to forge coins.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Sep 2020, at 11:29


7000-year-old objects discovered during small construction works

Archaeologists succeeded in identifying material, a blade, a scraper, and even a wharve.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Sep 2020, at 17:36


Man searching for treasures at archaeological site could end up in jail

Searching for archaeological findings with a metal detector is illegal.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Aug 2020, at 11:40

Illustrative stock photo

Archaeologists made a 1,600-year-old discovery at Spiš

The most precious finding is a coin from the 4th century.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Aug 2020, at 11:15


Crypt with hundreds of skeletons found in Žilina cathedral

It may be accessible to the public in the future.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2020, at 18:04


Replica of sacrificial place was uncovered in Nižná Myšľa

Visitors of the archaeological locality can explore the life and rituals of people from the Bronze Age.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Jul 2020, at 9:30


Archaeological finding in house garden reveals unique mining engine

May be accessible to the public in future.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Jul 2020, at 12:39


People were living near Piešťany in the Neolithic age

Among the newest findings is a circular burial, where the individual was interred in a crouched position.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Jul 2020, at 9:30


Historic walls and well were discovered in Zvolen

They found the bases of the cemetery wall, which disappeared in 1811, near a road that divides the park from the church.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jun 2020, at 13:15


Archaeological research in village near Rimavská Sobota proved existence of Romanesque temple

Preservationists will decide whether the findings will be presented to the public.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Jun 2020, at 21:59


Precious sword found in Liptov

Four Liptov-type swords were found in the years 1952 to 1956 near Liptovské Sliače.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Jun 2020, at 13:29


Archaeological research confirmed existence of rotunda in a village near Košice

Such discoveries are made once every ten or 20 years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. May 2020, at 14:15


Archaeologists unearth treasure in Obišovce

It was probably hidden by a priest who told no one it was there.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Mar 2020, at 9:00


Trnava archaeologists made a 6,000-year-old discovery

Ceramic fragments found under the fortification wall prove the skilfulness of the Lengyel culture.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Mar 2020, at 21:39


Archaeologists discover remains of defensive ground bank in Žilina

The embankment was first mentioned in the 15th century.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Jan 2020, at 9:50

Žilina centre

Archaeological open-air museum in extinct settlement of Šoldov

Allegedly, giants used to live here.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Nov 2019, at 14:46