The most valuable archaeological finds of the past year presented in St. Petersburg
Artifacts from the Paleolithic to the middle Ages. At the Institute of history of material culture Russian Academy of Sciences presented the most valuable archaeological finds of the last year.…

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Amazing archaeological finds in America
We all learn history at school and University, and know that our civilization, the civilization of Homo sapiens, not more than 10 thousand years. Someone pushes those limits to 15…

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The ancient settlement discovered by archaeologists of the University during excavations near Vladivostok

Archeological field work on preservation of a monument of the early iron age conducted by scientists and students of the far Eastern Federal University in the area of Cape Turtle (Bay of Ants). It found a large settlement age of 2.8-2 thousand years (Yankovskaya archaeological culture) with pits dwellings, shell heaps and household pits. Scientists also do not exclude the possibility of detection of single graves.

According to the head of the expedition, Director of educational-scientific Museum of FEFU Alexander Popov, work on the monument under the name “Turtle-7” began in July, but we can already speak about the first results. Now the area of excavation is more than 400 square meters, discovered seven pits of dwellings and more than 2500 variety of finds — sherds of pottery, parts of stone and bone tools, ornaments, remains of food ancient people.

One of the most interesting relics is the detail of the structure of horn of bone of an elk. According to scientists — it’s part of the armature, because the ancient people of this period actively engaged in not only coastal gathering and hunting, but also fishing in the open sea. Due to such nanodomain a more complete picture of the life of the modern inhabitants of Primorye more than two thousand years ago, to judge the climate and terrain of the coast. Continue reading

The Museum of archaeology

Archaeology Museum of Volgograd state University opened in 1986 on the initiative of the first rector of Volgograd state University M. M. Zagorulko, the Dean of the history Department B. F. Zhelezchikov and head of the Department of archaeology A. S. Skripkin.

The archaeological collection of the Museum Fund are collected mainly by students and teachers of historical faculty during numerous expeditions to different parts of the Volgograd region and represents the materials from different historical eras: from the stone age to the epoch of the Golden Horde.

Originally the Museum of archaeology housed in the auditorium 3-23 B. Designed and created the Museum of the archaeological laboratory staff Buda I. S. A. Mezentsev flying Museum would serve as a lecture room. It held classes in historical disciplines.

In 1989 the archaeology Museum was moved to a larger audience And 2-18 and rebuilt under the project of the art Fund. The Museum exposition has replenished with paleontological materials that were prepared by local historian and paleontologist A. A. Yarkov. Was expanded archaeological artifacts, installed new Windows, made the reconstruction of burials from different ages. In Moscow in the laboratory of M. M. Gerasimov Museum of archaeology bilingualen the physical reconstruction of the external appearance of representatives of archaeological cultures inhabiting the region in different historical period. Continue reading

Near Vladivostok were found the remains of an ancient settlement

University, conducting archeological excavations in the Bay area Ant that is on the Cape Turtle, found an ancient settlement. This large settlement has had special pits for dwellings, but also commercial shell pits and heaps.

As expected, found the settlement existed at least from 2.8 to 2 thousand years ago. Today the excavation works more than 50 people, including 10 people from the educational-scientific Museum of the far Eastern Federal University.

From the words of the leader of the expedition of Alexander Popov, who is Director of Educational-scientific Museum of FEFU, from all excavations the most stunning was the item of a certain design, which is made from the antlers elk bone. From scientists, this component is likely one of the components of the anchor. At that time, ancient people were interested in fishing on the high seas. Their Hobbies include coastal gathering and hunting.

Found the remains will paint a vivid picture of the time, it will be possible to understand the life of ancient people, to learn about the climate and the topography of the coast.

Note that to work in this area, scientists began in early July. Continue reading

In Kherson region "black archeologists" destroyed Scythian Kurgan
Druzhbivka near the village of Nyzhni Sirohozy district, Kherson region on the road passing villagers found a suspicious fuss in viewscasa in the middle of the Scythian mound. Concerned residents…

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The Museum of archaeology
Archaeology Museum of Volgograd state University opened in 1986 on the initiative of the first rector of Volgograd state University M. M. Zagorulko, the Dean of the history Department B.…

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