Wherever there are wars, material heritage is left behind. Objects discarded or lost in battle can lie dormant for years, centuries, and sometimes even millennia. A photo essay from the Polish woodlands.Read on ?
Humans share a short list of must-haves: food, shelter, love. But archaeological data around the world suggest another uniquely human need that we tend to forget (unless you are an archaeologist): trash disposal.Read on ?
Sometimes history leaves little documentation and few remains. How can archaeology be of some help in understanding destroyed, forgotten, and abandoned landscapes such as a prisoner-of-war camp in Czersk?Read on ?
Music festivals and battlefields have a lot in common. They're rapid events, take place in open fields, and deposit trash. But just as interesting are the artefacts and experiences that don't survive for future archaeologists to find.Read on ?
There are dozens, or perhaps hundreds, of similar carvings with names, surnames, initials and other texts on trees. Who carved them, and what archaeological evidence can they add to our understanding of the Second World War?Read on ?