Evidence of Germanic tribes discovered in Poland

An archaeological team from the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw recently discovered evidence of habitation by Germanic people from the turn of the fourth and fifth century CE in a cave in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland. (photo)

Experts believe the people took refuge in the cave from Asian Huns pressing in from the east. Among human remains, the team found jewelry and brass and amber beads, similar to those found in central and southern Ukraine, then inhabited by the Goths.