On the territory of the demolished hotel “Russia” found another old street, presumably of the XII century, according to the Institute of archaeology RAS.
During excavations in Zaryadye. where a unique landscape Park, scientists have discovered the oldest street of Moscow Posad – outside Great. It originated at a very early stage of development of the city – perhaps as early as the XII century.
According to Leonid Belyaev, head of the excavations, street led from the Kremlin to the Marina and is one of the oldest construction phase of the city in XII-XIII centuries.
During excavations, archaeologists found many ceramic items of the XV-XVII centuries and architectural details, carved stone 1490-1500, the fragment of a pilaster from the temple or Palace with rare ornamentation in the form of closely woven in a continuous carpet trehpryadnye bands.
We will remind, this summer, archaeologists found a wooden bridge of the seventeenth century, which according to historical plans lay on the Curve lane. This famous shopping street found in the Eastern part of the future Zaryadye Park.
Here were found the copper coins, crockery, small items of sculpture and even Shoe tips that could be lost by the inhabitants of ancient Zaryadye. Continue reading
Archaeologists have deciphered the texts of ancient Babylonian cuneiform tablets with astronomical calculations. This example mathematical and geometrical astronomy was the earliest known to science. As reported in the journal Science, the analysis of the plates showed that the ancient Babylonians used geometric methods of computation for determining the position of Jupiter in advance of the Europeans. Contrary to previous views of scientists, it was found that V.
Archaeologists have found new Stonehenge
Next to Stonehenge was found hidden under a layer of earth monolithic stone blocks, reports “bi-Bi-si”. New Stonehenge or superking can be part of the largest British monument of the Neolithic era, according to archaeologists. Stones age 4.5 thousand years reach a length of 4.5 meters. Giant boulders were found at a depth of 0.9 meters from the largest stone age settlement in Darington-uolls. The project team.
Excavations of the “Crimean Atlantis” resumed
Near Kerch, near the village of Naberezhne (Leninsky district of the Crimea), started a new field season of the archaeological expedition, which operates in a flooded sea the city of Acre. Due to the fact that a large part of the monument at present is hidden under the water, the media is often called acre “Crimean Atlantis”. The beginning of work was reported by the press service of the Institute of history of material culture RAS (St.-Petersburg). This. Continue reading
Standing in the Donbass as a natural time hill called Saur–Grave. It consists of two parts. Top – towering above ground bulk mound with a diameter of thirty feet and a height of four meters.
And the lower, underground in the centre of which a grave was discovered relating to the zrubna culture. Down watched Saur – the Grave, as on the vast steppe covered with tall grass, were the ancient tribes.
After the “timber grave people”, the Cimmerians lived there, they were Vasyli far to the South the Scythians. Have lived in the area and the Avars, and Bulgarians, and Khazars, and Pechenegs, and Polovtsy, and the hordes of the Mongols.
At the end of the thirteenth century this area was inhabited by the don Cossacks, who for housing construction were used stones, clay, sand mined near the “Saur-Grave”. On its southern slope and now you can find the ancient quarries. Large allotment there and landowner Peter ilovaisky and others. The name of the hill goes a lot of legends.
Once upon a time there was an ancient lookout tower from which the Cossacks watched the steppe. When they saw the approaching Tatar cavalry, then immediately ignited the resin. Similar towers stood across the steppes into range, and the signal of impending danger quickly passed down the chain. Continue reading