That guard ancient tombs?
Graves and ancient burial sites has always been one of the most powerful places of power that keeps the memory of the ancestors and accumulate energy. For most people, this…

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Excavations of ancient buildings in Armenia
The monument, accopany near the settlement of Grape, refers to a very important historical period of the Armenian nation – the adoption of the Christian religion. The structure found in…

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Current archaeology

The development of archaeology involves not only the study of fundamental problems of the origin, prosperity and decline of ancient cultures by excavation of archaeological sites and interpret the artifacts resulting from field research, but also the preservation and further development of the existing traditions of scientific schools, which are only possible while maintaining scientific continuity of generations. That is why the training of young specialists should become one of priority directions of modern archaeologists. This training involves not only listening to lectures in University classrooms or the passage of field practice in archaeological expeditions, but also the development of young researchers, students, and graduate students, discussion problems of archaeology. The results of their research, the authors usually give publicity to the conferences.

In the second half of the last century, one of scientific forums, where young professionals were provided the results of their first survey, where they put forward new and sometimes highly controversial, the hypothesis became all-Union archeological student conference, in which he actively participated and students from Continue reading

An important discovery of archaeologists Ulgpu: people settled in the territory of the Ulyanovsk region in the II-III centuries of our era

Settled agricultural population in the first Millennium ad appeared in the Ulyanovsk Volga region in the III-IV centuries, and not in the X century, as previously thought. Reliable confirmation of this obtained during the archaeological practice of students of historical faculty of the Ulyanovsk state pedagogical University named after I. N. Ulyanov. In an archaeological expedition was also attended by representatives of Togliatti and Samara state universities, the Institute of archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of Tatarstan, Institute of history and culture of the Ulyanovsk region, the Ulyanovsk Museum of local lore.

The students under the guidance of Professor of history Ulgpu, head of the archaeology Department of regional research Institute of history and culture Yury Semykin conducted excavations on the territory of settlements (open settlements) near Krasnostawski settlement. They found many artifacts – shards of pottery, metal objects, fragments of window glass, the details of the ornaments, etc. Among the items of particular value – a bronze tip strap with traces of gilding the pre-Mongol period, a clay spindle – spindle weights, three iron weights, which presumably was weighed in silver coins. In it were discovered pits of the lesions with preserved the ashes, traces of iron production.

The results of the excavations led to the conclusion that our ancestors fished, raised cattle, practiced metallurgy, ceramic production, and glass manufacture. Dense settlement areas was facilitated by the natural conditions and rich deposits of iron ore. According to scientists via Krasnostawski the settlement could go the trade route from Bulgar to Kiev, and others. After 1236, the year that the settlement already existed since the Mongols, including the vast territory of the Golden Horde, forbade the local population to live on a fortified land. Continue reading

Finds of Russian archaeologists in Sudan

In The Sudan . on the territory of the modern village of Abu Artale, Russian-Italian archaeological expedition discovered interesting findings – the Sudanese antiquities service even called them the biggest discovery of the decade.

Russian and Italian archaeologists working in the Sudan since 2009. With each season of excavation, scientists are learning more about the history of the Kingdom of Kush was an ancient state that existed in the North of modern Sudan (Nubia) the first Millennium BC to IV century ad. Kush also known as Mirotskoe the Kingdom, by the name of the main city, Meroe.

Obelisk with hieroglyphic inscription was found in Abu Artale in 2015

The Russian expedition headed by Eleanor Kormysheva – doctor of historical Sciences, Professor, Director of International training and research center of Egyptology. V. S. Golenischev, head of the Institute of Oriental studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Italian – Fantosati Eugenio (Eugenio Fantusati), Professor of archaeology of Sapienza University in Rome.

Main findings at the end of 2015, include basalt altar, the basis of the sacred rooks and hieroglyphic inscriptions. All these artifacts were discovered inside the ruins of the temple, once destroyed by fire. When protocolpage is unknown, radiocarbon Dating has not yielded clear results. Continue reading

Strange fossils in the Kotovsky district. Dinosaur eggs or not? — The investigation.
The end of last week brought a sensation in the Volgograd region: in the village Wet Olkhovka Kotovsky district discovered dinosaur eggs. Discovery is really amazing. In a small area,…

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Ancient slonomysh found paleontologists in Uruguay
Amazing discovery made by European paleontologists in South America. On the territory of Uruguay they found slonomysh - the unusual remains of an ancient rodent, which weighed about a ton…

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