Known underwater archaeologist believes he has found evidence that the Great Biblical Flood time in November, this is really a historic event occurred.Robert Ballard, one of the most famous in the world of underwater archeology, said ABC News, that his team spent probing the depths of the Black Sea coast of Turkey in search of traces of ancient civilization gone under water after the Flood described in the Bible.Ballard (this is the Ballard, who found the sunken "Titanic") said that 12,000 years ago, much of the world was covered with ice."Where I live - in Connecticut was the ice Read more [...]
New dating udrevnila unprecedented work of art that is stored in the German city of Ulm, in 8000 years. In fact, to gather the crumbs just amazing figure, the scientists took more than 70 years. The latest estimates show that paleolithic artist spent the man-lion, not less than 400 hours - about two months of work in daylight.Reporting a new dating of human-lion appeared on the eve of the British Museum a large exhibition devoted to the art of the Paleolithic. Ulm was to decorate the sculpture exhibition along with the works of ancient art, as bison and Zaraisky Věstonice Venus. But restorers Read more [...]
Japanese archaeologists discovered near the volcano Haruna in Gunma Prefecture remains of a warrior of the sixth century, dressed in a rare time in his armor.The find was discovered during the construction of local roads in Kanai Higasyura hit by a volcanic eruption. The skeleton of a man and his armor is well preserved in volcanic ash. According to archaeologists, the moment when a soldier covered with clouds of hot ash, he was sitting on his knees, staring at the side of the volcano. Maybe he was praying or trying to appease elements. to the scientists.
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Mayan priests were not the only ones looking for the date of the end times. This is a strange drive, which has no analogues, Novosibirsk, archaeologists found 40 years ago, but only recently found out that it is encrypted ancient oriental calendar. Do this thing was something to do with the Mayan calendar: in fact, and in another case had hidden secret signs for information on the limits of space and time can be interpreted in different ways.Find in a cave.
In 1970, an expedition of the Institute of Maritime Archaeological unit of History, Philology and Philosophy, Siberian Branch of the USSR Read more [...]
Mexican experts have discovered an ancient cemetery, age thousands of years in the state of Sonora. Burial have some special features that have never been seen before in this region and in the whole area of influence of Mesoamerican peoples, say archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).Just 300 meters from the village Onavas (Onavas), in southern Sonora, there was an open area of graves. It was the first Prehispanic cemetery with burials of this state, consisting of the remains of 25 people, 13 of which have deformation of the skull, the statement said Read more [...]
Tool to remove the brain that used by the ancient Egyptian embalmers, was found in the skull of the mummy woman left there thousands of years ago. Three-inch object was located in the body of 40-year-old woman and a population of 2400 years, initially caused confusion among researchers. After all, they could not immediately determine what it was.
After the CT scan, the researchers found that the device is located between the left parietal bone and the back of the skull, which during the mummification were filled with resin.In an effort to learn the tool and disconnect it from the resin, to Read more [...]
European archaeologists analyzed the nature of the damage to the mummy of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses III, and found that "the choice of Ra" was killed after he cut the throat of the conspirators, led by his wife and son Teye Pentaverom, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the article published in the journal BMJ.
Pharaoh Ramses III is one of the 20 Egyptian monarchs of the dynasty that ruled the kingdom at the turn of the New Kingdom, in 11.12 century BC. His name is attached to the last few years the power of Egypt, whose kingdom extended from the lower rapids of the Nile in the south Read more [...]
In Naples, found the largest of the known treasure of Roman coins, which depict explicit sex scenes. According to preliminary estimates, the cost of 25 kg bronze "coins" is estimated at tens of millions of dollars.Coins, like money spinatrii (on which one side depicting erotic scenes, and on the other a number from 1 to 20) have often found during the excavation, but the true purpose of the strange metal tokens are still not known.Some historians believe that spinatrii used to pay for services in brothels, others are sure to gambling.Category: Archaeology Read more [...]
17/12/2012 Tool to remove the brain that used by the ancient Egyptian embalmers, was found in the skull of the mummy woman left there thousands of years ago.Three-inch object was located in the body of 40-year-old woman and is dated 2400 year, initially caused confusion among researchers. After all, they could not immediately determine what it was.After the CT scan, the researchers found that the device is located between the left parietal bone and the back of the skull, which during the mummification were filled with resin.In an effort to learn the tool and disconnect it from the resin, Read more [...]
16/12/2012 The oldest traces of ancient Egyptian rulers of economic activity - the pharaohs were found near the Nile Valley in southern Egypt. First mention of the inscriptions on steles in the area date back to the 1890s.
Images and inscriptions have been re-discovered only in 2008, and just recently started studying. Figure on the stele, topped with white hat like a crown, leads the ceremonial procession and laden boat, maybe this image of the first expeditions of tax collectors in Egypt.
Egyptologists to determine the age of images, the period from 3200 to 3100 BC. It was during this period Read more [...]
16/12/2012 The team of archaeologists during excavations found traces of one of the first civilizations in Europe, near the town of Pazardzhik in southern Bulgaria. Kurgan (an artificial hill that contains archaeological artifacts) known as Yunatsite reaches 110 meters in diameter and 12 meters in height, towering over the fields of a small village of the same name. In mound remains of an urban settlement, which dates from the fifth century BC. Under the leadership of Javor Boyadjiev from the National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, excavators found weapons, Read more [...]
In Peru archaeologists have discovered an ancient temple, which, it is estimated that at least five thousand years. The structure found near the capital, Lima. In the center of the rectangular building was a sacrificial hearth.In addition to the temple, archaeologists found about ten different buildings. According to scientists, this ancient city called El Paraiso - one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of Peru.Category: Archaeology Read more [...]
Swedish Maritime Authority found in the Baltic Sea to the south of the island of Gotland, remaining there after World War II munitions, the skeletons of ships, containers with chemical weapons and even bomber Douglas A20 of the Soviet Union.Experts carefully examined the site of bottom size of 1 thousand 700 square km and examined 39 thousand objects, of which 10 thousand - dumped munitions, possibly mustard gas (sulfur mustard). Now they are beginning work on the analysis of the extent to which dangerous found objects, according to ITAR-TASS."No one knows how dangerous they are, but as long Read more [...]
Mexican archaeologists have discovered in the famous Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico, near the capital, sculpture Ueueteotlya god - the god of fire and the home, which the Indians considered the oldest of their deities, according to the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico.The find was made at the height of 66 meters, in the pyramid. The sculpture of the god, the biggest of the previously found Ueueteotlya images in this historic place, located in the voids of impressive dimensions in this grand structure. Scientists can not yet give a precise answer to the question of how the sculpture Read more [...]
News for gourmets and fans of cheese. Archaeologists from the United States and Europe have found pottery in Poland, where the traces of milk fat, indicating the manufacture of ancient people first cheese.
Bogutska Peter (Peter Bogucki), a famous archaeologist at Princeton University, in the 80 years of the last century, suggested that Europeans began to make cheese for 5500 years before our era. Then the scientist noticed pieces of pottery age from 7200 to 6800 years, which archaeologists have found on the parking places of ancient people in Poland. In the ruins of the holes were a diameter Read more [...]
12/12/2012 Egyptian archaeologists have found 383 bronze coins dating back about two thousand years. It is assumed that the discovered artifacts will be on display in a newly built at Giza Archaeological Museum. The coins were found near Lake Qarun, 80 kilometers south-east of Cairo. They date back to the reign of Ptolemy III, who reigned in Egypt in the years 246-221 BC. On one side of the coin was struck, the eagle, and the Greek inscription "Ptolemy" and "king," while the other side depicts the Greek-Egyptian god Amun-Zeus. As the AFP, the weight of each coin is 32 grams. Read more [...]
Important evidence about the reign of Narmer, united Egypt, studied only now, though found it more than a hundred years ago.Continue the study of the ancient pharaoh images carved on rocks near the shore of the Nile in Upper Egypt.Thread was first discovered in the 1890s, but its systematic study began only in 2008. Drawings are interpreted as a solemn procession headed by the king, on his head which is beautiful hedzhet - Crown rulers of Upper Egypt.Look closely: the upper deck of the ship is a man wearing a crown. (Here and below the picture Stan Hendrickx, John Coleman Darnell, Maria Carmela Read more [...]
In the town of Kemah, in the Turkish province of Erzurum, archaeologists discovered the scrolls of the Qur'an, whose age - about 600 years, reports news website "Window to Turkey."
As the head of the excavation, Professor Khaldun Ozkan from Ataturk University, the manuscript was found at a depth of two meters.
- There we found a naval officer and a letter, handwritten and dated 1916. Probably, but then there was dug and the Koran, - said the professor. Archaeologists have also made it clear that the work carried out in this place since 2011, and they managed to find a lot of manuscripts, Read more [...]
Archaeological sites are a different story. Ancient sanctuary Ust Poluj was destined to live a long and complex life of the first excavation to a scientific world recognition.
In a picturesque place on the bank of the river Poluj, near its confluence with the Ob great to construct a building hydro-workers discovered a strange clutch.By happy coincidence at this time on a business trip in Salekhard is a young Leningrad archaeologist Vasily Andrianov. Scientist examines found objects and aware - this is a scientific sensation. So in 1932, a monument to the Ust-Polui.
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