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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


Tomb of Germanic prince might return to the Tatras in 2020

Archaeologists and scientists from Slovakia and abroad have been conducting research on the tomb from Matejovce for 15 years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Aug 2019, at 23:48


Primaeval settlement confirmed in the Tatras

According to the bones found, the inhabitants were hunters of reindeer, chamois, ibex, deer, horses, and even hares.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Aug 2019, at 9:35


Archaeologists found a fortification tower and wooden bottom of Trnávka

There were more findings than they expected.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Aug 2019, at 8:26


Why is this ordinary looking stone a precious archaeological finding?

This is already the second significant discovery from this area in the last two years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jul 2019, at 12:58


Ancient board game from Poprad is only one of two in the world

The second one has been discovered in Egypt.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Jul 2019, at 13:58

The ancient wooden board game from Poprad is only of the two of its kind in the world.

Ceramics and old foundations found during archaeological research

The research confirmed what historians have expected.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jun 2019, at 12:55


How forestry technology helped archaeologists make discoveries

The technology saves time for archaeologists.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jun 2019, at 9:35

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Slovak archaeologists found gemstones of Old Christian community in Kuwait

Amethysts probably come from Sri Lanka and are a testament to the long-distance trade of the Old Christian Nestorian community, which inhabited today's Failaka Island in the Persian Gulf in the Middle Ages.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Jun 2019, at 14:04


Copper temple rings were found in a 4,000-year-old grave

Hunters found it by coincidence.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. May 2019, at 14:05


Archaeologists find human skull in the centre of Nitra

Ceramics, pipes, a bone bodkin, needles and also tiny metal findings were also unearthed.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. May 2019, at 9:35

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Archaeologists made some unusual discoveries near Levice

25 objects were found in the researched area.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Apr 2019, at 22:31


Archaeologists find hundred-year-old fork

Such objects were usually owned by the richest people.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Apr 2019, at 9:30

Coincidental finding revealed unknown elevated prehistoric settlement

Archaeologists also found fragments of vessels dating to the Bronze Age.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Apr 2019, at 13:55

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Archaeological research uncovered 17 cremation graves

It is possible that experts will find some Bronze jewellery.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Apr 2019, at 13:47

Archaeological research uncovered 17 cremation graves

Boars dug out a treasure of coins from the turn of 15th and 16th century

The finders called the preservationists and are eligible to the 100 percent finder's fee.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Apr 2019, at 4:43

Archaeological treasure found near Likavka

Precious Roman coins found during construction of Bratislava bypass

The grave of a woman with a deformed skull was also un-earthed.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jan 2019, at 14:26