Mexican scientists have begun to examine the mummy of ancient dog, was discovered in the 50's of last century. They hope that this will help shed light on the hunting traditions of tribal people. The age of this mummy - 1000 years. It was discovered in 1953 in a cave in the semi-arid region of northern Mexico. While in this country various archaeological finds - not uncommon, but found the dog here for the first time. Previously, these were found only in Peru and Egypt. Isaac Aquino archaeologist from the Museum in the city of Torreon, which houses the mummy, says zamumifitsirovalos Read more [...]
Yakut scientists in February to hold craniotomy mammoth found in the Republic of Yuki, and possibly the world's first examine the mammoth brain, reports the Academy of Sciences of the Republic."At this time we are on the verge of a sensational discovery - the world's first scientists the opportunity to study the structure of the brain of a mammoth. Condition previously found mammoths do not allow for the study of the brain. Even while keeping the brain skull was missing due to drying or putrefaction. Visited the damaged parts of the skull" - said in a statement referring to the Read more [...]
Unusual finds Kazakh archaeologists found on a section of transport corridor "Western Europe - Western China". During the excavation of one of the mound was found nerazgrablennoe Bronze Age burial.The tomb, built of large stone blocks processed, were found three pottery, wooden tray (Astana for meat), as well as articles of gold and bronze, earrings, pendants, badges, caps, beads, bracelets and plate. According Smailova Juma, director of the archaeological "Kazarheologiya", which took up the excavation at the site, is the first stone tomb nobility aging four years ago, has Read more [...]
Stones from the pits in the UK have found before. But archaeologists to date has not been able to find in one place about three dozen such stones. A collection of 28 stones, some of which reach a width of about 3 m, found in the north of Scotland, reports Scotsman. They all had a lot of cuts, some of which were surrounded by circles and lines. According to experts, the age of holes can be about five thousand years.Not far from the place it was found buried with a small cairn, and traces of the ditch in the form of a ring, which may indicate the existence of a henge.Such stones with depressions Read more [...]
Denisovtsy - representatives of a new subspecies of ancient people, previously observed in the Denisova Cave in the Altai, - have been actively involved in the metabolic processes that have taken place in the Paleolithic era, wrote "Interfax-Siberia".
"The Denisova Cave found stone bracelet, and it is well established location of this material - 250 km to the west, in the Ore Altai. This rare and unique material has been deliberately brought into the cave, "- said the agency deputy director of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography Michael Shunkov.
He emphasized that Read more [...]
According to ITAR-TASS, it showed an American study. Experts from the Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution in Gainesville (Florida) traced the evolution of the human enzyme responsible for the metabolism of alcohol, alcohol dehydrogenase-4, and found that this enzyme appeared in the common ancestor of human, gorilla and chimpanzee about 10 million years ago.To conduct the study, experts have recreated alcohol dehydrogenases-4 extinct primate species. First they studied the DNA from 27 modern species of primates, and then began to move in the opposite direction. As a result, they were able Read more [...]
Evidence of the close relationship of the ancient cultures? the great Egyptian and Meroitic kingdom? discovered in northern Sudan. In dry Nubian Desert, archaeologists have unearthed 35 pyramids, built around two thousand years ago.
Since 2009, the experts of the French branch of the Sudan Antiquities (French Section of the Directorate on Antiquities of Sudan) are studying an unusual necropolis of ancient African civilization Cush, Egypt's southern neighbor.
On the history of the country or the Meroitic kingdom of Kush know less than the homeland of the great pyramids, but historians do Read more [...]
Another monument of archeology in the Kostroma region has more. Archaeologists Regional Museum officially announced on the eve of the opening. During the expedition last fall, they found an ancient settlement in the village in Teterinskoe Nerekhta area. After careful study of the artifacts found there experts have decided to present them to the public.
The finds date back to the 12th century. Basically, it's pottery and ironwork. Among them are the unique things. For example, like this horse ice-going spike. Until the 16th century in Russia horseshoes hardly knew and used such a device Read more [...]
Winter in Turkey dominates cloudy, which was fully manifested on January 4. The past the horizon the sun continued to highlight the high clouds from below, colored sky in futuristic red and orange tones.
See this summer in the Mediterranean? rare, and in the winter, when the weather is predominantly cyclonic (wet) nature, the effect of scattering makes the most vibrant colors of the sky.
Kosaeli, Turkey, 3 atdhfkz 2013 © kemal etikan | Spaceweather.com
Something else entirely? cool colors? predominate in the photo taken at sunrise over Lake Michigan. Frosty weather, set on the northern Read more [...]
07/02/2013 Italians began a large-scale restoration of the city of Pompeii, which was destroyed about two thousand years ago by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. It is expected to work on strengthening and restoration of the ruins of the 66 hectares. At this stage, opened two restoration sites.
On the program were allocated 105 million euros, of which 42 million listed Brussels. The rest of the sum paid to the Italian government and the authorities of the region of Campania.
Work will be performed in five steps: diagnosis, strengthening buildings, changes in service to the public, CCTV and improved Read more [...]
British genetics-based computer had found the remains of facial reconstruction of the last King of England Plantagenet dynasty of the house of York, Richard III, and restored his appearance, reports BBC.Reconstructed with modern technology person - with a prominent chin and nose with a hump - very similar to the portraits of the king, written after his death.According to historian John Ashdown-Hill, seen from the reconstruction, it seems that "you stand face to face with a real person.""His face does not seem to face the tyrant. He is very handsome. Looking at it there is a feeling Read more [...]
Scientists from the University of Leicester have discovered the remains of King of the House of York, Richard III. The skeleton was found under the monarch's car park in Leicester in September 2012, reports Reuters.Experts today announced the results of DNA conclusions. Scientists have confirmed that the person buried is the English monarch, who died at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485For five centuries, the burial place of King was not known until the fall of 2012 archaeologists began excavating the old medieval monastery. Soon they were able to find the grave of the unknown man.The spine Read more [...]
Jewelry of extremely bright colored glass was found in 2400-year-old tomb in Siberia. Supposed origin necklaces - Ancient Egypt.Archaeologists have discovered it gave the necklace nickname "Necklace Cleopatra" - it was discovered the skeleton of a 25-year old woman. Scientists suggest that she was a virgin priestess. Despite the fact that it was found during the excavations carried out nine years ago, the image is priceless seventeen beads demonstrated just now, because it was found in the Altai Mountains archaeologist Elena Borodovsky. Siberian scientists have published the photos Read more [...]
Chinese archaeologists have discovered in the Pamir Plateau in western China, a complex of 102 tombs, 40% of which were children's graves, according to Xinhua.In the tombs, researchers found the wooden coffins with human remains, a variety of ceramic and copper utensils. The total area of the complex, which was at the 20-meter hill, is 1.5 thousand square meters. m According to Chinese experts, they were surprised by such a large number of children's remains. Archaeologists plan to conduct additional research in order to discover the reason why so many people have died so young. In Read more [...]
Scientists continue to study the unique Celtic tomb discovered in Baden-Württemberg. In the summer of 2010 on the banks of the creek Bettelbyulbah that flows near the village Hunderzingen in the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg and flows into the Danube, sensational discovery was made. Celtic burial of the 6th century BC, it became known to archaeologists around the world.
Archaeologists lucky they found a uniquely preserved Celtic grave "Princess." "So we call it, - says the head of the excavation Krauss Dirk (Dirk Krausse). - But in fact we know very little about the social Read more [...]
Some people believe that the swimming pool is relatively recent - about two hundred years ago, in the XVIII century. While ancient culture ablutions there a long time, but as a result of persecution (yes, persecution may be up to hygiene) in Europe, it has practically disappeared. However, the tradition of bathing well preserved in the East. In addition, bathing culture was highly developed in the ancient world - evidenced by the numerous archaeological data where the pool has played an important role. Pool Alexander Ancient Greek historians once thought that the Macedonians rude barbarians, Read more [...]
Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor CSU Petro Mohyla Yuri Kotlyar presented his book "Sacred Nikolaev" meeting public areas "New Nikolaev" January 31 at the Central Library. ML Kropivnitskogo. "In my opinion, the problem is the actual understanding of the sacred and cultural heritage, both in Ukraine and in Nikolaev, in particular. Ukrainian society in recent years was in a situation of permanent crisis, and the output from it is not possible without understanding their own spiritual heritage, it searches the values that have already been identified by our ancestors Read more [...]
Russian scientist Dmitry Schiller plunged into an icy lake Labynkyr in Yakutia, which is also called a Loch Ness. This achievement can be in the Guinness World Records, said the Russian Geographical Society.
In addition, previously with the lake bottom telezonda archaeologists discovered the remains of the jaws and the skeleton of a large animal.
Labynkyr lake known for its geographical anomalies (depth of the water in the crack reaches 80 m) and is rumored to live in it can be an unknown creature, which the locals called the second of the Loch Ness monster.
This was the first ever scuba dive Read more [...]
Near Taraz with fragments excavated mounds of Saka gold. This was reported by the Directorate for the protection and restoration of historical and cultural monuments of the Culture akimat of Zhambyl region.As explained by the head of the Directorate for the protection and restoration of historical and cultural monuments Kuanysh Daurembekov, during the 2012 LP "The archaeological examination" conducted two excavations in two burial mounds, tombs Jeti-tobe Baizak in an area very close to the regional center."Mounds previously been looted, - he said. - Nevertheless, archaeologists Read more [...]
The western part of the Antarctic Peninsula is one of the fastest warming regions on the planet and the fastest warming region in the Southern Hemisphere.
Scientists argue about the causes of this warming, especially in light of the latest recorded data on atmospheric and ocean temperature changes in the region. According to the latest data, the temperature of the atmosphere and the ocean was so warm that the ice cover, which can give the melting of five meters sea level rise, it becomes vulnerable.
A recent study organized by the University of Cardiff, the results of which were published Read more [...]