In the Azov district, archaeologists discovered an ancient port city
Perhaps in a short time on excavations in the village of don, the Azov area are detected unusual underwater finds. At the mouth of the don river, archaeologists found, presumably,…

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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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The reserve is detained “black diggers”

June 2, 2015 the staff of Department of protection of reserved territory detained two residents of p. Ibresi during illegal archaeological excavations in Alatyrsky area of the reserve. They had metal detectors, shovels and a range of found artifacts.

Just being on the reserve without specific permission is a violation of the excavations is a violation of double jeopardy, not only a protection regime for the protected areas, and legislation on cultural heritage.

The inspectors drew up a Protocol on violation of a protection regime for the preserve “prisurskiy”.

Violators fully admitted his guilt. The implements used in the Commission of the offence and the seized artifacts. Determined the damages for the damage to the soil cover.

On 4 June in respect of “black diggers” made the decision on administrative punishment. Currently solves a question on transfer of artifacts to cultural institutions, and information about offenders to the national authority for the protection of cultural heritage.

Alexander Sevastyanov, Deputy Director of the environmental protection and ecological safety

Reference from Wikipedia: “Black archeologists” (also “the arch”, “diggers”, “the field researcher”, Continue reading

The head of archaeological expedition Vladimir Septic: excavations, excursions and interesting vacation

Traditionally in the summer for several years in a row, the Ukrainian research Institute im. I. Nan NAN of Ukraine with the support of the Board and of the trade Union Committee of students and graduate students of the Lviv Polytechnic conducts search expeditions, exploring the territory of our region. About where will take place the excavations, said the head of the expedition from the Lviv Polytechnic Volodymyr Septic.

– This year students will have the opportunity to join the search expedition from July 10 to August 20. The expedition will start a little late due to the fact that the school year ends in late June. Want to give a little more time, so went home and took the necessary things. And in August will host an international conference based on this archaeological expedition.

Excavations, as in 2010, will be held on the territory of Ternopil region in the village Pronation. There to study the Paleolithic age, dates from 100 thousand to 70 thousand years BC. We seek tools of the first men, the remnants of their life that will be able to emphasize the peculiarity of this region, to determine what they were doing, which led lifestyle.

Already there are students who traveled more than once, who like aktivni healthy recreation. As well as attracting new members, particularly students from the Eastern regions who were with us last year, as well as of migrants from Donbass and Crimea, who are now studying in universities in our area. I think they will be interesting. In the Tauride national University named after V. I. Vernadsky is the coordinator of our project, which promises to bring their students. Last year, through the events in our country, we were joined by foreign search engines. I hope that this time will come the poles. Continue reading

Phaselis: ancient city on the Mediterranean coast (Turkey)

In the province of Antalya not far from Kemer is the ancient coastal city of Phaselis, which is an important historic attraction of Turkey. If we are to believe the ancient Chronicles, the history of this Turkish city begins in the seventh century BC. That’s when it was founded by colonists from Rhodes in the head with Lamaison.

Holidays in Turkey is one of the best, at least so considers the majority of Russians. Because the holidays in Alanya is quite inexpensive and affordable even to people of average income. A traditional all-inclusive hotels in Alanya makes the distant Turkish coast so attractive.

Phaselis is located on the Mediterranean coast, it has three harbours. Until the present time in this ancient city preserved unique buildings Dating back to the period of the Byzantine and Roman empires.

Here you can see the ruins of the theatre, the Acropolis, the Agora, cemetery and Basilica. Also preserved and durable walls, which were built in the third century BC. In our days archeologists continue excavations on the territory of Phaselis, all the items found are transferred to the Antalya Museum.

Experts believe that the city’s name comes from the word “pasala” that Luwian language means “sea town”. With residents of the city of Phaselis were actionoutline Phoenician merchants, there are also traces of Byzantine influence. Continue reading

Scientists are starting the search in the Gulf of Mexico the remains of the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs
A group of geologists proceed with installation of the drilling rig, which will be located in the Gulf of Mexico. Experts hope to find the remains of the asteroid, 65…


Archaeologists have discovered two ancient settlements in Primorye
Archaeologists during excavations found near the village of Artyom in the Primorye two settlements of ancient people of the Neolithic and the iron age, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday head…

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