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
New archaeological discoveries suggest that America was first opened back in the stone age, 10 thousand years before the arrival of the Siberian ancestors of the American Indians. To such conclusion scientists came after a series of finds on the East coast of the US, reports The Independent.
At six locations were found stone artifacts of European origin, Dating back 19 to 26 thousand years, three of them are on the Peninsula Delmarva. Maryland was found by the archaeologist Dr Darrin Lowery of the University of Delaware, two more were found in Pennsylvania and Virginia, and the latter was a simple fisherman found 100 kilometers off the coast of Virginia on the ocean floor, which in prehistoric times was dry land.
The similarity between the artifacts found in America and in Europe, it was noted a long time ago. However, before the age of such finds was made 15 thousand years and belonged to the period when the Europeans had not created such products. That is why most archaeologists denied the possibility of communication between the two cultures.
Recently found stone tools belong to the same period as the European, and are in fact identical copies. What’s more, chemical analysis carried out last year on a stone knife found in Virginia in 1971, showed that he was sdelans of flint French origin.
After analyzing all the evidence, Professor Dennis Stanford from the Smithsonian Institute (USA) and Professor Bruce Bradley from Exeter University (UK) suggested that
stone age people during the ice age migrated from Eastern Europe to North America,
moving on the ice or in boats along the frozen North Atlantic ocean. Continue reading
Archaeological expedition, who returned from the jungles of Honduras, announced the discovery of the ruins of the city-States belonging to the unknown science of civilization.
The expedition included scientists from the U.S. and Honduras, engineer (specialist in working with lidar), an anthropologist, an ethnobotanist and 16 fighters of the Honduran special forces, ensuring the safety of research. The ruins found in La-Moskitia region of Honduras, covered with impassable jungle. There the scientists examined and mapped the walls, squares, mounds and pyramid. These structures belonged to an unknown native American culture, which flourished in the years 1000-1400. The descendants (and the robbers) never got to the city, hidden in dense vegetation.
Scientists have discovered 52 artifacts including stone benches, murals depicting snakes and vultures, as well as the head of the “man-Jaguar”. This is probably a fragment of a sculpture showing a shaman in an altered state of consciousness. All findings were documented, however, scientists have left them in place. The city’s location is kept secret (not to be devastated by the robbers).
The history of discovery began in 2012, when a group of American archaeologists and filmmakers lidar (laser radar) spotted under the cover of the jungle La Mosquitia straight lines and rectangles. As in nature this geometry does not occur, the scientists decided that they have found the ruins of the city — and no mistake. Continue reading