Archaeological Museum of nice
Archaeological Museum of nice with its scale clearly does not correspond to the real historical significance of the city. One of the largest ports of the ancient Mediterranean — and…

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The ancient Chinese were placed in burials of the bronze utensils to indicate the status of the relatives of the deceased
Archaeologists have proposed an alternative explanation for why ancient Chinese were placed in the graves of bronze and clay utensils. This was done not only to emphasize the status of…

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In Sochi rescue excavations of ancient settlements

Security full-scale rescue excavations of archaeological sites within the area of Olympic construction.

Archaeological excavations included in the project “Protection of Imereti lowland”. In the course of this year planned excavations of the settlements of the early iron age Fun 1, Fun 2, Southern cultures 1 and the early Christian Church, reports RIA Novosti.

Before in the area of monuments construction begins, they need to explore, get all sorts of scientific data, thereby preserving information about the distant past. For this purpose at these sites is necessary to conduct archaeological excavations.

It is interesting that earlier territory of the Imereti lowland was considered not very promising for the archaeological community, but the construction of Olympic facilities has prompted the archaeologists to start the excavation.

“On the territory of Sochi is the first large-scale excavations of the monuments of this time. Them (the excavations) were conducted. In fact, this area in the archaeological value are very poorly studied,” said head of the Sochi group of the Institute of archaeology RAS novel in Passing. Continue reading

New discoveries of archaeologists Vyatka

The discovery of new, previously unknown group of the Mari tribes. Penny of the people’s militia of Minin and Pozharsky, minted in Yaroslavl in 1612. German counting tokens of the 17th – 18th centuries.

These beautifully illustrated books were published in the capital of Udmurtia Izhevsk and at the Academy of Sciences in Moscow. But interest in them is special in Kirov. As they are all devoted to the synthesis of archaeological material, discovered by scientists in the course of excavations of Mari burial grounds in the South of Kirov region.

Ludmila Sennikova Kadochnikova supervised the excavations of the burial mounds and co-authored a scientific monograph “Vyatka Mari”. The long-term operation with unique archeological and ethnographic material allowed to talk about the discovery of new, previously unknown group of the Mari tribes.

SENNIKOVA LYUDMILA, CANDIDATE of HISTORICAL SCIENCES, ARCHAEOLOGIST: “IN historical science and Ethnography, too, among archaeologists there had been some discussion about what we know of meadow Mari, mountain Mari know and like were there, a group of Vyatka Mari on archaeological material, this group is poorly traced – but large excavations have shown that this group is still archaeologically and ethnographically stands out”. Continue reading

The oldest city of India

Once again introduce you to the mysterious archaeological finds, riddles which remain unsolved.

In New Zealand, in a cave on mount Owen was discovered paw flightless bird MoA, which became extinct about 500 years ago. Now all I wonder how the animal managed to get up the mountain.

In China there are caves that were hollowed out man in a fine-grained Sandstone. The cave appeared long before the reign of the Qing dynasty, i.e. before the third century BC Mentioning about these caves not found anywhere else.

In Bolivia at the altitude of 3825 meters above sea level, is a mysterious stone structure. According to one version it is here that first people appeared on earth. Astrological and astronomical value of images on the stones are still not solved.

This hillfort is located on the territory of Canada near Newfoundland. He is about 1000 years, which is proof that the Vikings visited North America long before Christopher Columbus.

In Turkey on the Armenian highland is a very interesting temple complex, shed light on many old customs. It is noteworthy that the temple was built before around it grew the city.

Still unsolved manuscript book, some issledovatelnitsa on extinct Mexican dialect, other researchers believe that this encrypted message in some Asian language.

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Christian archaeology – why is it important?
Archaeology comes from two Greek words – "archae" means ancient and "logos" means "knowledge"; thus, "the knowledge or study of antiquities". Archaeologist is much more than the character of Indiana…

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New discoveries of archaeologists Vyatka
The discovery of new, previously unknown group of the Mari tribes. Penny of the people's militia of Minin and Pozharsky, minted in Yaroslavl in 1612. German counting tokens of the…

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